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Helping Hands Workday Saturday, December 21

December 21

Join Wild South staff for a volunteer workday in the Bankhead National Forest and Sipsey Wilderness. Choose from two project options. Option 1:  Hiking trail maintenance in Sipsey Wilderness, Trails 200 and 202. Leader: Kim Waites Details:  Work will include campsite rehab and removal of trail blockages caused by blown-down trees.  Total hiking distance:  approx. 2…

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Cheaha Wilderness McDill Overlook Work Day

By Kim Waites | November 12, 2018 | Comments Off on Cheaha Wilderness McDill Overlook Work Day

Sunday, December 9th Join Wild South and volunteers for a work day on the Pinhoti trail. McDill Overlook, or McDill Point as some call it, is a popular point that is frequented year round by many hikers. It affords a stunning, nearly panoramic view of the Talladega Mountains. Because of it’s popularity it sees a…

Volunteers, It’s Privet Roundup Time! Nov. 17

By Janice Barrett | November 7, 2018 | Comments Off on Volunteers, It’s Privet Roundup Time! Nov. 17

Wild South Volunteer Workday in Sipsey Wilderness Saturday, November 17 8:30 a.m. at Wild South office 552 Lawrence Street, Moulton, Alabama   Sign up at janice@wildsouth.org or 256-974-6166 You are invited to volunteer on our first Chinese privet control workday of the season! Chinese privet is one of the most threatening non-native invasive plant species…

A Hike to Celebrate Sipsey Fork: 50 Years a Wild and Scenic River! Nov. 3

By Janice Barrett | October 23, 2018 | Comments Off on A Hike to Celebrate Sipsey Fork: 50 Years a Wild and Scenic River! Nov. 3

Join Wild South staff in a celebration hike:  The 50th year of the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act Saturday, November 3 9:30 a.m. at the Wild South office, 552 Lawrence Street, Moulton, Alabama. Sign up at janice@wildsouth.org or 256-974-6166.  Advance registration is required.  Please include phone number. Destination:  Sipsey Fork at the old Low Pressure…

“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