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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…

Guided Hike in Bankhead National Forest

December 7 @ 9:30 am - 2:30 pm

Join Wild South on a guided hike in the Bankhead National Forest! Saturday, December 7, 2019 9:30 a.m. at the Wild South office at 552 Lawrence Street Moulton, Alabama Sign up at or 256-974-6166.  Advance sign-up is required in order to limit group size Destination to be decided according to weather, creek levels, etc.…


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,…


Preserving Alabama’s Wildest Places

By Wild South | May 24, 2019 | Comments Off on Preserving Alabama’s Wildest Places

Alabama is home to three federally-designated Wilderness areas – Sipsey Wilderness, Cheaha Wilderness, and Dugger Mountain Wilderness. These incredibly biodiverse and geologically-fascinating areas each possess their own unique Wilderness character and natural majesty. It took the hard work of many dedicated activists, naturalists, recreationists, and public lands enthusiasts to protect these lands, securing their inclusion…

The Fight for Alabama’s Last Wild Places Podcast

By Wild South | April 23, 2019 | Comments Off on The Fight for Alabama’s Last Wild Places Podcast

Anne Markham Bailey has just released an interesting podcast series, interviewing thirteen founding members of Wild South, and capturing the story of their efforts to change management practices in the Bankhead National Forest. This engaging series of podcasts will unfold over a four-week period, recalling Wild South’s origin in advocacy, and reflecting on the benefit…

Film Festival at the Princess Theatre, Dec. 3

By Janice Barrett | November 17, 2018 | Comments Off on Film Festival at the Princess Theatre, Dec. 3

The Road to Restoration: Our Path to a Sustainable Tomorrow Monday, December 3 Wild South is proud to partner with the Princess Theatre Center for the Performing Arts and the University of Alabama’s Honors College in screening The Road to Restoration: our path to a Sustainable Tomorrow, an exploration of some of today’s most urgent topics about the…

“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