Please Join Us for an Early Morning Waterfront Litter Sweep!

We will be conducting a litter sweep on the shores of Falls Lake from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. on Friday morning July 15, 2022! We will meet at a roadside parking lot at the intersection of New Light and Ghoston Roads in Raleigh. Please bring gloves, water and appropriate footwear. We will supply litter … More Please Join Us for an Early Morning Waterfront Litter Sweep!

Please Join Us and Our Friends From “Activate Good” for a Pollinator Garden Weeding Party!

Please join the South Wake Conservationists on Saturday, July 9, 2022 from 9 a.m. to noon for a fun day with a special group of volunteers! We will be weeding the Bass Lake Pollinator Garden with a group of teens organized by an association named Activate Good. Activate Good connects individuals, groups and companies to … More Please Join Us and Our Friends From “Activate Good” for a Pollinator Garden Weeding Party!

Lots of turtles plus more found during Harris Lake Herp Walk!

On June 9th, 2022, South Wake Conservationists invited herpetologist Alvin Braswell to lead a Herp Walk at Harris Lake County Park. Alvin is retired from the NC Museum of Natural Sciences, where he spent over 40 years in various curatorial roles with reptiles, amphibians, and freshwater fishes before being the Research Lab Director, and later, … More Lots of turtles plus more found during Harris Lake Herp Walk!

Mayor’s Monarch Pledge Celebration for Wake County Third Graders

A wonderful celebration was held for 125 third-grade students at Pine Springs Preparatory Academy in Holly Springs Tuesday (May 24). These are the students that wrote letters to mayors in Wake County this spring, which resulted in every municipality in Wake County having committed to the NWF Mayor’s Monarch Pledge. What an amazing achievement, and … More Mayor’s Monarch Pledge Celebration for Wake County Third Graders

Join our June 2 Meeting: ” North Carolina’s Amazing Amphibians!”

This month, we are featuring a focus on amphibians, with guest speaker Rebecca Skiba, Coastal Regional Education Specialist, NC Wildlife Resources Commission. All are welcome to come to our online chapter meeting on Thursday, June 2 at 7:00 PM. Learn about the diversity of frog, toad and salamander species in our great state, as well … More Join our June 2 Meeting: ” North Carolina’s Amazing Amphibians!”

Feeding Local Families in Their Time of Need

Thanks to a generous donation offered this month by Micro Summit Processors, a USDA-inspected meat processor located in Micro, NC, SWC was able to support the mission of the Harnett Food Pantry, Harnett County Partnership for Children, and the Harnett Emergency Food and Shelter Program by coordinating receipt of more than 900 pounds of high-quality … More Feeding Local Families in Their Time of Need