Celebrate the 50th anniversary of The Wilderness Act across the Southeast
1964 - 2014
Find out all of the events that are in the works to celebrate Wilderness in the Southeast.
Learn about the the role of our region in the beginnings of The Wilderness Act, and the wonderful Wilderness we have here today.
Art Show + First Fridays Speaker Series
September 5 — November 26, 2014
Join us for this art show and panel discussion series in Asheville, NC in celebration of the 50th anniversary of The Wilderness Act. Regional artists present works inspired by wilderness and our southern Appalachian landscape. To accompany the art show we will host three First Friday receptions and panel discussions: Artists, September 5; Interdisciplinary, October 3; and Writers, November 7. Learn more.
The Challenge? Hike 10+ miles in 12 Wilderness Areas in the Southeast. This challenge is a great way to celebrate the 50th anniversary of The Wilderness Act, discover new places or revisit favorites, and have the chance to win prizes! Learn more.