The Eco Kids Program is up and running! We had a wonderful turnout for our first nature hike on Sunday afternoon, Sept. 19. Fifteen kids, ranging in age from 3 to 10, hiked the two miles around Bass Lake in Holly Springs, enthusiastically discovering dozens of wildlife species along the way. While they had cards … More Kids having fun on the Eco Kids Hike at Bass Lake Park!
South Wake Conservationists is very proud that their nominee won the 2021 NCWF ‘s Governor’s Conservationist Achievement Award for Business Conservationist of the Year. Owner Basil Camu and his company Leaf and Limb in Raleigh broke the mold when they shifted focus from tree removal to tree preservation and habitat restoration through plantings, healing the … More SWC’s Nominee Accepts Business Conservationist of Year Award
South Wake Conservationists’ (SWC) volunteers have planted three native pollinator gardens this last Spring in the Triangle area – Lincoln Heights Elementary School, Fuquay-Varina, NC; Millbrook Elementary School, Raleigh, NC and at the Big Lake in William B. Unstead State Park, Raleigh, NC. Join SWC to help keep the native plants thriving to provide the … More Pollinator Garden Workdays
Another amazing bird walk at the NC Museum of Art Park on Saturday morning, Aug. 28, led by Park Ranger and renowned bird photographer Chantal Taunton. Nine SWC members and guests joined an early-morning stroll through the beautiful grounds of America’s largest art park to see eighteen different species of birds. The highlight was hearing … More Birds, birds, birds at the NC Museum of Art Park!
Join us as we kick off our brand new Eco Kids Program for a special kids-oriented hike at Bass Lake Park in Holly Springs! We will meet on the deck in front of the Nature Center at 1:45 PM on Sunday, Sept. 19 for a brief orientation, followed by an interactive “Seek and Find” hike … More Eco Kids Hike – Nature Seek & Find at Bass Lake – Sept. 19
South Wake Conservationists (SWC) will be joining Raleigh Parks & Recreation, Partners for Environmental Justice, and Wake County Big Sweep volunteers to help in maintaining an unique urban wetland in Raleigh on Saturday, September 25, 2021, 9 am – 12 noon. We’ll be meeting at the Walnut Creek Wetland Center located at 950 Peterson Street, … More Walnut Creek Wetland Big Sweep
Please note that the time for the upcoming bird walk at the NC Museum of Art Park has been changed slightly. The tour now runs 8:30 AM – 10:30 AM. See you there at 8:30!
Please join the South Wake Conservationists (SWC) on Saturday morning, August 28, 2021 for this popular event, a reprise of our last bird-watching tour of the North Carolina Museum of Art Park in May. The Park is located at 2110 Blue Ridge Road in Raleigh. The tour will be from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. … More Join Us on Aug. 28 for another Bird Walk at the Museum of Art Park!
Members of South Wake Conservationists, Tara Moore, Director of Conservation Partnerships with NCWF and her guests joined together on a fine morning for kayak paddling on the Cape Fear River which flows in the Atlantic Ocean near Cape Fear, from which it gets it name. Shortly after launching our kayaks from the landing at Cape … More Paddling on the Cape Fear River
Four members of South Wake Conservationists teamed up with two faculty members from Millbrook Magnet School to have a very productive morning! We not only pulled a large quantity of weeds but also made plans for adding another pollinator garden to school grounds!