Posts Tagged ‘bankhead national forest’

Celebrate National Public Lands Day in Alabama with Wild South on Sept. 28!

Let’s rescue the Bankhead National Forest from all that trash! National Public Lands Day is a great opportunity for families, individuals, scout troops, church groups, youth groups, volunteer organizations – anyone who cares about public lands and wants to spend a day outside doing something good for our Bankhead National Forest. Have you ever wondered…

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Storyteller Anne Markham Bailey Speaks for the Bankhead

This summer, Wild South sat down with Anne Bailey, producer and director of Present Tense Podcast, to find out more about her inspiring series, “The Fight for Alabama’s Last Wild Places.” This 13-episode work tells the stories of the original activists who fought to protect the Bankhead National Forest many years ago. Anne is an…

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Book-Signing & Artist Talk with Charles Seifried

Photo (c) Charles Seifried   Join us for an intimate book-signing event & artist talk with photographer Charles Seifried Sunday, August 11th from 1-3 pm    Charles Seifried is a renowned photographer and dedicated forest advocate. He has spent much of his professional career documenting the amazing landscapes of the South, introducing individuals to the…

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Wild Wednesday Hike to Caney Creek Falls

  ***Unfortunately, this hike has been CANCELED. We apologize for any inconvenience!*** Come Adventure with Wild South! Wednesday, July 24th   Hike to Caney Creek Falls Caney Creek Falls is a perfect summertime hike! Within one mile from the trailhead, we will encounter the stunning falls, and one of the best swimming holes in Alabama.…

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Hike to Payne Creek Canyon

  Join Wild South for a Hike in the Bankhead National Forest! Saturday, August 3rd   Where to Meet: The Wild South Office (552 Lawrence St., Moulton, AL) at 9:00 AM. Hike Details: Wild South volunteer Sam Calhoun will lead the group from the trailhead in the Payne Creek Demonstration Area on Highway 33, just north…

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Charles Seifried – Photographer, Activist, Friend to Wild Places

Charles Seifried is a renowned photographer and dedicated forest advocate. He has spent much of his professional career documenting the incredible landscapes of the South, and has introduced countless individuals to the amazing natural beauty of our wildest places. His photographic works inspire wonder, awe, and appreciation, and played a pivotal role in the fight…

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Wild Wednesday Hike to Payne Creek Canyon

  Come Adventure with Wild South! Wednesday, July 31st    Hike to Payne Creek Canyon Payne Creek is a tributary of the Sipsey Fork of the Black Warrior River. Our hike will start at the Payne Creek Demonstration Area on Highway 33, just north of the Sipsey Fork bridge. The half-mile descent into the canyon…

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Canyon Hike in the Bankhead National Forest

  Join Wild South for a Laid-Back Canyon Hike in the Bankhead National Forest! Saturday, July 27th   Where to Meet: The Wild South Office (552 Lawrence St., Moulton, AL) at 9:00 AM. Hike Details: The focus of this hike will be on exploring the natural wonders of the forest, being in or near the water,…

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Wild Wednesday Hikes to Low Pressure Bridge & Kinlock Falls

  Come Adventure with Wild South! Wednesday, July 24th   Hike #1 to Low Pressure Bridge This spot on the Sipsey Fork is a summertime dream come true! This area is characterized by swimming holes, shallow pools filled with aquatic life, a sandy river bank, a deep and cool sandstone canyon with rock shelters, and…

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Wild Wednesday Hikes to Kinlock Falls & Turkeyfoot Falls

    Come Adventure with Wild South! Wednesday, July 17th   Hike #1 to Kinlock Shelter & Kinlock Falls This 2-part outing will begin on Kinlock Rd. on the far western edge of the Sipsey Wilderness. This area, called the Kinlock Historic District, was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2000 because…

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