Saturday, May 6, 1:00-4:00 PM* Lake Benson Park Garner, NC *Rain date May 7 We have 40 volunteer roles to fill for this premier, annual Eco Kids event. Can you help? This is our second annual Kids in Nature Day, connecting kids with nature through fun, interactive, and hands-on activities. By encouraging the next generation to embrace … More Calling All Volunteers for Kids in Nature Day – May 6
Please join us on April 7, 2023 at Crowder County Park as we weed the pollinator garden that was created last October. The pollinator plants are emerging, as are their weed friends! We will meet at 9:00 A.M. and conclude at 11:00 A.M. Please bring water and gloves. Knee pads are also recommended. Tools will … More Let’s Have a Crowder Park Weeding Party!
Please join us on April 13, 2023 at 1:00 P.M. at Hemlock Bluffs Nature Preserve as we team up with corporate employees to celebrate Earthshare’s Corporate Earth Day Challenge! We will be creating a hillside pollinator garden and, if time permits, removing invasive plants! Hemlock Bluffs is located at 2616 Kildaire Farm Road in Cary. … More Please Join Us for Earthshare’s Corporate Earth Day Challenge!
South Wake Conservationists brought our new, custom-branded bluebird houses to Wake County’s Crowder Park in Apex on Wed., Mar. 29. The team worked with Sarah Goldsmith, Park Technician of Education at the park, to identify and replace eleven old houses that had deteriorated and were no longer usable. Jeff Allen has led the way for … More New Bluebird Homes at Crowder Park
On March 24, 2023 the South Wake Conservationists participated in the addition of 100 native plants (trees, shrubs, bushes) to the beautiful North Carolina Museum of Art Park (NCMAP) in Raleigh! Plants were added to the pond, Volunteer and Pollinator Gardens and several other locations! Other participants included representatives from the North Carolina Wildlife Federation, … More Enhancing the Art Park’s Wildlife Habitat!
Kids in Nature Day 2023 Sat., May 6, 2023 (rain date Sun., May 7) 1:00-4:00 PM Lake Benson Park, Garner, NC Exhibitors: 20 state, county, & municipal agencies and conservation-based non-profit orgs Kids of all ages are invited to South Wake Conservationists’ second annual Kids in Nature Day! This is the premier free event of our … More Bring the Family to Kids in Nature Day – May 6
All hands on deck! Come join the North Carolina Wildlife Federation and Wake County Big Sweep in removing litter from Rocky Branch near Dix Park in downtown Raleigh. Help remove litter that directly pollutes the Walnut Creek watershed. Volunteers will park at the large parking lot in front of the Chapel (1030 Richardson Dr. Raleigh, NC 27603) and meet at the Greenway Trail Head at Dorothea Dix Park on Tate … More Dix Park and Rocky Branch Creek Big Sweep
The sun emerged just in time for a very pleasant day outside Cary’s historic Page-Walker Arts & History Center in celebration of Arbor Day on Saturday, Mar. 18. This was a great “shakedown cruise” for South Wake Conservationists’ new theme for our public event displays this year: Biodiversity. The more we can spread the word … More Arbor Day in Cary
Luke Bennett gave a fascinating visual and oral recreation of his journeys hiking both the Appalachian Trail and the Mountains-to-Sea Trail in the South Wake Conservationists’ Chapter meeting at Bass Lake Park in Holly Springs on Thursday evening, March. 9. Local participants, joined by over fifty people online, thoroughly enjoyed it and were inspired by … More Enthusiastic Response to “Hiking for Habitat” Presentation
Please join us on Friday, March 24,2023 at 9:00 a.m. as we plant 100 native trees and shrubs at the North Carolina Museum of Art Park! We will be planting a wide variety of “natives” in various locations throughout the 154 acre park. Planting will take place in the Volunteer Garden, around the pond, along … More Please Join Us for a Tree Planting at the North Carolina Museum of Art Park!