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Celebrate National Public Lands Day in Alabama with Wild South on Sept. 28!

September 28 @ 8:30 am

Let’s rescue the Bankhead National Forest from all that trash! National Public Lands Day is a great opportunity for families, individuals, scout troops, church groups, youth groups, volunteer organizations – anyone who cares about public lands and wants to spend a day outside doing something good for our Bankhead National Forest. Have you ever wondered…

How to Navigate the Sipsey Wilderness

October 6 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

*****THIS CLASS IS NOW FULL***** TO BE ADDED TO THE MAILING LIST FOR FUTURE CLASSES PLEASE CONTACT  KIM@WILDSOUTH.ORG ******************************************************* Kick off the fall hiking season with a class on map reading and wilderness navigation! Your safety depends on this!   Have you ever wondered what those funny lines and symbols are on a topographic map? …


Time is running out for Wilderness

By Wild South | December 4, 2012 | Comments Off on Time is running out for Wilderness

Very important! Time is running out for some two-dozen wilderness bills pending in Congress, including the Tennessee Wilderness Act of 2011 (S.1090). Together, these pieces of legislation would safeguard more than 2 million acres of our nation’s most amazing wild places, including 19,556 acres in Tennessee. Please join us in urging our senators and representatives…

Keepsakes for a Cause

By Wild South | December 1, 2012 | Comments Off on Keepsakes for a Cause

Looking for a great gift idea for the holidays?  Have a look at this beautiful keepsake hand crafted by our friends at CD’s Custom Woodworks.  The leaves featured in the design are of the America Chestnut, a  symbol of the Southern Appalachians.  Proceeds from the sale of this one-of-a-kind recycled wood keepsake will go directly to Wild South…

Winter Warmer Dec. 5th

By Wild South | November 27, 2012 | Comments Off on Winter Warmer Dec. 5th

Wild South is delighted to invite you to join us at a special event celebrating a successful 2012.  Come on out to Second Gear and join us for an evening of fellowship. You can RSVP via Facebook here. [frame src=”” width=”800″ height=”IMAGE_HEIGHT” lightbox=”on” title=”IMAGE_TITLE” align=”left” ]  

“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