Posts Tagged ‘Sipsey wilderness’

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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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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Escape Black Friday with Wild South!

Work your turkey off and escape Black Friday with Wild South!    Friday, November 29   Wild South is hosting a trash pick up along Cranal Road followed by a short hike into the Sipsey Wilderness. Cranal road is the southern border of the Sipsey Wilderness. Come “give back” to public lands. Bring the whole…

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How to Navigate the Sipsey Wilderness

Continue the fall hiking season with a class on map reading and wilderness navigation! Your safety depends on this!   Have you ever wondered what those funny lines and symbols are on a topographic map?  Do you feel you could safely navigate the Sipsey Wilderness if you were lost? Would you like to hone your…

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Helping Hands Workday Saturday, November 23

Helping Hands Workday    Saturday, November 23 8:30 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.   Workday Details: Join Wild South staff, wilderness rangers and volunteers for an exciting work day in the Sipsey Wilderness! For this work day there are two projects to choose from.  Option one:  Campsite maintenance We will be naturalizing, cleaning and reducing the…

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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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Work Day in Sipsey Wilderness

Join Wild South for a Work Day in the Sipsey Wilderness! Saturday, August 31st    Where to Meet: The Wild South Office (552 Lawrence St., Moulton, AL) at 8:30 AM. Workday Details: Join Wild South staff, wilderness rangers and volunteers for an exciting work day in the Sipsey Wilderness! The day will begin with a crosscut demonstration…

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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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