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Sipsey Fork Wild and Scenic River Video

By Wild South | November 25, 2020 | Comments Off on Sipsey Fork Wild and Scenic River Video

The Sipsey Fork of the Black Warrior River in northwest Alabama is Alabama’s only Wild and Scenic designated river.  Earlier this month, Wild South completed a cleanup and video project on the Sipsey Fork that was funded by a grant from River Network, a national water protection organization.   Massive amounts of trash were removed from the…

Wild Wednesday Video Series

By Wild South | August 19, 2020 | Comments Off on Wild Wednesday Video Series

Wild Wednesday nature hikes for kids and families This summer, Wild South’s popular Wild Wednesday hikes in the Bankhead National Forest and Sipsey Wilderness are being conducted in the form of videos because of the coronavirus pandemic. We like to see kids and families out exploring the wonders of our National Forests and Wilderness areas…

There is no curbside trash pick up in the Sipsey Wilderness

By Wild South | August 18, 2020 | Comments Off on There is no curbside trash pick up in the Sipsey Wilderness

When we know better, we do better. Author – Janice Barrett Four wood nymphs and a troll, as our group was described by Robert Howell, Wild South volunteer, board member and self-declared troll, descended into a canyon of the Sipsey Wilderness on a solidly overcast, magnolia-scented morning in May.  The four wood nymphs were Wild…

“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