Join Us for a “Millbrook Weeding Party!”

Hope you can join the South Wake Conservationists on Thursday, July 29, 2021 at Millbrook Magnet Elementary School in Raleigh for a pollinator garden “beautification event!” We will meet at 7:30 a.m. and conclude at 9:30 a.m. Millbrook Elementary is located at 1520 East Millbrook Road, Raleigh, NC. Please bring water, gardening attire, sunscreen and … More Join Us for a “Millbrook Weeding Party!”

Pollinator Maintenance at Lincoln Heights Elementary

SWC members broke out the garden gloves and tools on July 7 for an early-morning pollinator garden maintenance workday at our sponsored Lincoln Heights Elementary School site, working with the school’s Environmental Connections Integration Specialist Laura Wood. The new pollinator plants have matured this year and are a rich mixture of colors and textures, but … More Pollinator Maintenance at Lincoln Heights Elementary

Join Us for a “Beautify Pollinator Garden Day!”

Join us at 7:00 a.m. on Wednesday, July 7, at Lincoln Heights Magnet Elementary School! We will be weeding their beautiful pollinator garden! We will start early to avoid the heat but later arrivals are welcome. Please bring comfortable “gardening attire”, water and sum protection. Trowels are also recommended to handle those pesky weeds! If … More Join Us for a “Beautify Pollinator Garden Day!”

Our 4th Mayor’s Monarch Pledge in Wake County and Counting!

Did you know that June 21-27 is National Pollinator Week in the town of Morrisville?  Thanks to some local students, Morrisville’s Mayor TJ Cawley, made the recent proclamation after signing the Mayor’s Monarch Pledge.  Each year, 3rd grade students from Pine Springs Preparatory Academy (PSPA) in Holly Springs embark on a letter writing campaign targeting … More Our 4th Mayor’s Monarch Pledge in Wake County and Counting!

New Bern Avenue Cleanup!

On June 19,2021 the North Carolina Wildlife Federation (including 4 members of the South Wake Conservationists) teamed up with the Great Raleigh Cleanup Group and local resident Gus Vandermeeren to collect over 900 pounds of trash near New Bern Avenue in Raleigh! Approximately 30 volunteers participated in this highly successful initiative!

SWC Hosts an Interactive Exhibit at the Marbles Kids Museum

SWC was honored to be invited to create and host an interactive exhibit about kids and nature at the Marbles Kids Museum in Raleigh on Saturday, June 13. We were joined in this special event by NC State Parks, Piedmont Wildlife Center, and Triangle Rock Climbing. By all accounts, the event was a great success, … More SWC Hosts an Interactive Exhibit at the Marbles Kids Museum

Interactive Nature Activities at Marbles Kids Museum

On Saturday, June 12, 12:00-2:30 PM, South Wake Conservationists will be joining NC State Parks and several other conservation and outdoor recreation organizations to hold fun, interactive activities for kids 10 and under at the Marbles Kids Museum, 201 E Hargett St, Raleigh, NC. This is part of a special “Outdoors and Nature” overlay during … More Interactive Nature Activities at Marbles Kids Museum