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Spring Outdoor Gear Sale!

April 25 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

  We believe that inaccessibility to the outdoors is often due to the lack of quality gear. Outdoor gear can be expensive. We want everyone to have a chance to obtain good quality outdoor gear at affordable prices. Wild South will host an outdoor gear sale on Saturday, April 25th in front of the Moulton…

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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…

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…

“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