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Comments Needed on Courthouse Project

By Wild South | January 7, 2013 | 2 Comments

Please take a moment to let the Forest Service hear from you.  A treasure landscape in the Pisgah needs your help.  Important natural areas, rare species, and recreational opportunities are all being threatened by a huge logging project.  Click here to take action today!

Volunteer Work Day in Sipsey Wilderness, Sat. Dec. 15

By Wild South | December 12, 2012 | Comments Off on Volunteer Work Day in Sipsey Wilderness, Sat. Dec. 15

On November 17, Wild South volunteers tackled a huge privet population and blown-down trees along and on Sipsey Wilderness Trail #206 on Thompson Creek.  Thank you, privet warriors and crosscut team! Now, let’s do it again. Wild South’s Helping Hands Volunteer Workday in the Bankhead National Forest (Alabama) Saturday, December 15, 2012 8:30 a.m. at…

TN Wild Intern answers, “Why Wilderness?”

By Wild South | December 6, 2012 | 1 Comment

Recently we asked our TN Wild Interns to discuss their experience organizing communities and lobbying Congress to protect nearly 20,000 acres of Wilderness in the Cherokee National Forest.  Learn more about our campaign and take action by contacting your Senators today and urge them to pass the TN Wilderness Act right away. by Michael Deal, TN Wild Intern…

“The movement for the preservation by the nation of sections of the wilderness as national playgrounds is essentially a democratic movement in the interest of all our people.”

- Theodore Roosevelt,
Wilderness Reserves