While the mission of this NCWF South Wake Conservationists chapter deer donation site is to promote responsible deer management and taking aim against hunger, we set aside one day each season to help develop the next generation of NC deer hunters. Working in collaboration with the New Hill Hunter Education and Mentoring Program, Opportunity Outdoors, … More SWC Deer Program Extends its Community Reach
On November 28,2022 the South Wake Conservationists (SWC) had a fun and very productive day at Yates Mill County Park! Six determined conservationists pulled weeds, removed lots of invasive plants and trees and trimmed back dead growth at one of the park’s pollinator gardens. They also spread seeds and encountered two interesting occupants of the … More Helping the Habitat at Yates Mill Park!
Please join us on Friday afternoon, December 9, 2022 at 1:00 p.m. as we tackle the weeds and invasive plants at Lincoln Heights Elementary School, 307 Bridge Street, Fuquay-Varina! This garden is an old friend and has had some beautiful blooms but it now needs a haircut! Please bring clippers and a trowel if you … More Please Join Us for a Pollinator Garden afternoon!
SWC members enjoyed meeting with the public at the Good Hope Farm Harvest Fest in Cary on a chilly but bright fall afternoon on Nov. 19. Our theme was about protecting endangered and threatened animals, and we shared information and led activities with both adults and children. It was great to see the level of … More Getting the Endangered Animals Message out at the Good Hope Farm Harvest Fest
On November 16, 2022 four hardy conservationists braved the chilly weather and had a very productive “work day” at Millbrook Magnet School in Raleigh! Thanks to Bob, Monty, Luke and your truly for all of the weeding and invasive plant removal! We also planted a couple of Rattlesnake Master pollinator plants! Below are pictures of … More Another Productive Day at Millbrook!
Last spring we installed a beautiful pollinator garden at Yates Mill County Park. Now that same garden is asking for some weeding and invasive plant removal. Please join us on Tuesday, November 29, 2022 at 1:00 p.m. to accomplish those tasks! We will carry on until 3:00 p.m. Yates Mill is located at 4620 Lake … More Please Join Us at Yates Mill County Park!
Photo: NC Zoo South Wake Conservationists presents a very special program Thurs., Dec. 1, 7-9 PM on the critically-endangered red wolves. We will be hosting the first in-person public screening of two short documentaries, produced by our own Cassia Rivera, followed by a live panel discussion with the executive producer and directors. The first one … More Red Wolves – A Special Public Event by South Wake Conservationists
We recently had such a good time at Millbrook Magnet Elementary School, that we have decided to return! There are still weeds to be pulled, plants to be cut back and Rattlesnake Masters to plant! Please join us on Wednesday, November 16, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. as we enhance Millbrook’s beautiful gardens! The school is … More Join Us Once Again at Millbrook Magnet School!
On November 9, 2022 the South Wake Conservationists re-established the pollinator garden at Bass Lake County Park! They planted a variety of pollinator plants that do well in shade or partial shade. I addition, they weeded and mulched the garden. A very productive day thanks to Courtney, Bill, Reagan, Monty and Luke! Enjoy the photos … More Another Successful Pollinator Garden Experience!
As we do our best to get on with our busy lives, it’s easy to forget that there are too many in our communities struggling to try to fill the basic needs of their family – like serving a nutritious meal tomorrow.For 1 in 5 North Carolina children hunger is real, and is a challenge … More Taking Aim Against Hunger