Posts Tagged ‘conservation’

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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Hike in Lost Cove Wilderness

Lost Cove Hike

  Join Wild South for a scenic guided hike in Lost Cove Wilderness! Saturday, August 17th   Where to Meet: Meet at the Gragg Prong Falls trailhead at 9:30 am. (See directions below) Hike Details: Join Wild South and Jake from Trout Unlimited for a scenic guided hike in the Lost Cove Wilderness Study Area. Come…

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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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Environmental Film Festival – AL Center for the Arts

  Join Wild South for an Environmental Film Festival! Friday, July 26th   “Avoiding a Point of No Return: Road to Year Twelve” Presented by the University of Alabama’s Honors College Film and the Environment Class   We are proud to partner with the Alabama Center for the Arts and the University of Alabama’s Honors…

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Helping Hands Workday in the Sipsey Wilderness

HELPING HANDS VOLUNTEER WORKDAY IN THE SIPSEY WILDERNESS! Saturday, July 20th   Where to Meet: The Wild South Office (552 Lawrence St., Moulton, AL) at 8:30 AM. Workday Details: Join Wild South staff for a day of trail maintenance on Sipsey Wilderness trails 200 and 209. We will be cutting back encroaching vegetation, sawing out trail blockages…

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Elk Knob Bumble Bee Hike & Training

  Join Us for a Bumble Bee Hike & Citizen Science Training in Elk Knob State Park! Saturday, June 15th   About the Event: Come search for the Rusty Patched Bumble Bee with Morgan, Wild South conservation biologist. This event is open to new and experienced Citizen Scientists alike! Training will be provided. Where to…

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Helping Hands Workday in the Sipsey Wilderness

HELPING HANDS VOLUNTEER WORKDAY IN THE SIPSEY WILDERNESS! Saturday, June 15th   Where to Meet: The Wild South Office (552 Lawrence St., Moulton, AL) at 8:30 AM. Workday Details: Join us for hiking trail work along Borden Creek Trail (#200) and the southern end of Trail 203. Our plan for the day is to prune back encroaching…

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Call For Volunteers in the Sipsey Wilderness

Do you love the Sipsey Wilderness? Are you passionate about taking care of public lands? If so, Wild South has a great volunteer opportunity for you! Join us in conducting an inventory of campsites in the Sipsey Wilderness, in partnership with the US Forest service. Recreation impact within the 25,000 acres of the Sipsey has…

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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…

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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…

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