Celebrate the 50th anniversary of The Wilderness Act across the Southeast

1964 - 2014

 

 

2014 Events

Find out all of the events that are in the works to celebrate Wilderness in the Southeast.

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.

Across the USA

Check out wilderness50th.org to find information and events celebrating Wilderness across the entire country.

 


 

Within the Lines: Creative Perspectives on Wilderness

Art Show + First Fridays Speaker Series
September 5 — November 26, 2014

Robert Cox, Last Days of Cataloochee

Robert Cox, Last Days of Cataloochee

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.