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Helping Hands Work Day

January 25 @ 8:30 am - 3:00 pm

Meet at the Wild South office at 8:30 or at the Randolph Trailhead at 9:00. Come join the fun! We will be performing trail maintenance on trail 202 in the Sipsey Wilderness. Recent storms have downed several trees! We will be removing trail blockages and reestablishing a clear path for wilderness visitors. Bring a small…

Hike in the Bankhead National Forest, Jan. 25

January 25 @ 9:00 am - 2:30 pm

Join Wild South for a guided hike to someplace beautiful in the Bankhead National Forest! “Everybody needs beauty as well as bread…where nature may give strength to body and soul.”  ~John Muir 9:00 a.m. at the Wild South office (map below) downtown Moulton, Alabama. Sign up at janice@wildsouth.org or 256-974-6166.  Group size is limited and…

How To Navigate the Sipsey Wilderness

February 2 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Celebrate the New Year and get prepared 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…

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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