Posts Tagged ‘enjoy value protect’

Wild Wednesdays in the Bankhead National Forest

It’s Wild Wednesday time at Wild South!  Welcome to our very first Wild Wednesday video.  We are conducting our annual summertime nature hikes for kids and families in the Bankhead National Forest in Alabama a little differently this year because of the coronavirus pandemic.  Join us by watching a series of Wild Wednesday videos we…

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Volunteer Spotlight – Jon Massey

Jon has been adventuring with Wild South in Linville Gorge Wilderness for 8 years and has logged over 4,000 volunteer hours.  He loves to explore the steep terrain of the Gorge and names Shortoff Mountain as one of his favorite places. When asked to share one of his favorite Wild South memories, Jon said… “Hauling tires…

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March 2020 Newsletter

Communities that Care for Their Forest It’s been a wonderful winter full of hikes, conservation projects, and wild lands advocacy.  With a beautiful spring around the corner, our shared lands remind us that together we can overcome shared challenges.    Now more than ever we understand that communities must come together to protect the places…

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Guided Hike in Bankhead National Forest

Join Wild South on a guided hike in the Bankhead National Forest! Saturday, December 7, 2019 9:30 a.m. at the Wild South office at 552 Lawrence Street Moulton, Alabama Sign up at janice@wildsouth.org or 256-974-6166.  Advance sign-up is required in order to limit group size Destination to be decided according to weather, creek levels, etc.…

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Helping Hands Workday on Kinlock Road

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 Workday in the Sipsey Wilderness

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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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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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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