Posts Tagged ‘conservation’

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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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…

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Helping Hands Workday – Sipsey Wilderness

Helping Hands Volunteer Workday on Trail 206 in the Sipsey Wilderness! Saturday, May 18   Where to Meet: The Wild South Office (552 Lawrence St., Moulton, AL) at 8:30 AM. Workday Details: This month’s volunteer workday will take place on Trail 206 in the Sipsey Wilderness. Our plan for the day is to clear trail obstructions such…

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Guided Hike in the Bankhead National Forest (5/4)

(Photo courtesy of W. Naylor)   Join us for a guided hike to Indian Tomb Hollow in the Bankhead National Forest Spring would not be complete without a hike to this special place! Saturday, May 4th   Where to Meet: The Wild South Office (552 Lawrence St., Moulton, AL) at 9:30 AM. Hike Details: Indian Tomb…

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