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Helping Hands Workday Saturday, November 23

November 23

Helping Hands Workday    Saturday, November 23 8:30 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.   Workday Details: Join Wild South staff, wilderness rangers and volunteers for an exciting work day in the Sipsey Wilderness! For this work day there are two projects to choose from.  Option one:  Campsite maintenance We will be naturalizing, cleaning and reducing the…

How to Navigate the Sipsey Wilderness

November 24 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Continue 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?  Do you feel you could safely navigate the Sipsey Wilderness if you were lost? Would you like to hone your…

Escape Black Friday with Wild South!

November 29

Work your turkey off and escape Black Friday with Wild South!    Friday, November 29   Wild South is hosting a trash pick up along Cranal Road followed by a short hike into the Sipsey Wilderness. Cranal road is the southern border of the Sipsey Wilderness. Come “give back” to public lands. Bring the whole…

OUTDOOR GEAR SALE

December 8 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 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 in their office in Moulton, Alabama. Rain or shine,…

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Fighting a Wildfire in the Linville Gorge

By Wild South | June 2, 2019 | Comments Off on Fighting a Wildfire in the Linville Gorge

The morning of Sunday, April 28th  began as most Sundays do. Two Wild South trail crews gathered in the early morning hours to tackle a full day of work in the Linville Gorge. The weather was perfect and spring was in the air. Volunteers spent the day removing fallen trees, repairing trailbed, and removing graffiti…

Citizen Science – Protecting the South’s Biodiversity

By Wild South | May 30, 2019 | Comments Off on Citizen Science – Protecting the South’s Biodiversity

The wild lands of the South are home to many rare and imperiled species. And our forests and the living things that depend on them need our help, now more than ever! Wild South’s Citizen Science program empowers individuals to join in the conservation of the South’s amazing biodiversity through hands-on field research. Citizen Scientists…

Inspiring Love Through Outreach & Education

By Wild South | May 26, 2019 | Comments Off on Inspiring Love Through Outreach & Education

The defense of our forests begins with love — a belief that lies at the heart of Wild South’s Alabama Outreach & Education (ALOE) program. Through this program, we provide a pathway for individuals to understand and experience public lands, in turn inspiring community-wide stewardship and defense of Alabama’s most cherished wild places. Very often,…

“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