Off the bluff trail and into the creek!  Wild Wednesday explorers Andrew, Maggie, Carlos and Anthony join Janice Barrett in discovering what lives in Brushy Creek below the 1930’s Civilian Conservation Corp dam.  Carefully turning over rocks (and carefully replacing them), wading through aquatic plants and searching along the edge of the water revealed the…

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This Wild Wednesday adventure is dedicated with great love to the memory of our friend Dave Hollaway – Camp McDowell’s Big Dave – who inspired us, entertained us and taught us with open-hearted enthusiasm that was as big and wild as the sky.   This week’s Wild Wednesday adventure is an exploration of the bluff…

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The Sipsey Wilderness is the location of this week’s Wild Wednesday nature hike for kids and families.  Wild South staff member and Leave No Trace Master Educator Kim Waites weaves the Seven Principles of Leave No Trace into our exploration.  Today’s adventure includes a scavenger hunt that you can do wherever you are.  Follow the…

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HELPING HANDS VOLUNTEER WORKDAY! Saturday, October 19   Where to Meet: The Wild South Office (552 Lawrence St., Moulton, AL) at 8:30 AM. Workday Details: The project will begin on Cranal Road (Lawrence County Road 6, Winston County Road 61) on the southern boundary of the Sipsey Wilderness.  The group will be divided into teams to…

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HELPING HANDS VOLUNTEER WORKDAY IN THE SIPSEY WILDERNESS! Saturday, October 12   Where to Meet: The Wild South Office (552 Lawrence St., Moulton, AL) at 8:30 AM. Workday Details:  Beginning at the Sipsey Recreation Area trailhead on Cranal Road, we will hike in a little over a mile on first Trail 200 then 209 to begin work…

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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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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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  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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  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 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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