Join South Wake Conservationists (SWC) and the school’s staff and parents with Millbrook Environmental Connections Magnet School, 1520 E Millbrook Rd, Raleigh, NC 27609, on two workdays, March 12 and 13 at 9 am – 12 pm on both days. On the 12th, we’ll be spreading mulch on existing pollinator gardens and developing another pollinator … More Pollinator Garden and Tree Planting at Millbrook Elementary
South Wake Conservationists will join the newest NCWF chapter, Bull City Trailblazers, for a trash cleanup along the section of the Mountains-to-Sea Trail near Falls Lake on Saturday, February 20, 2021 10 AM – 12 PM. We will collect litter along a section of the trail that is approximately 1.1 miles long and will meet … More Help Maintain the Mountains-to-Sea Trail!
Coyotes observed wandering around Chicago! Mountain Lions making a home in suburban Los Angeles! Peregrine Falcons finding ideal nesting sites on Baltimore skyscrapers! What in the world is happening to our cities? Are we being invaded! Please join us on Thursday, April 8, 2021 at 7:00 EST as Dr. Christopher Moorman, Professor of Forestry and … More A Fascinating Saga of Wildlife Moving to the Cities!
Adults from across North Carolina might join the New Hill Hunter Education and Mentoring Program each February to simply launch their hunting careers, but they quickly learn that hunting is about so much more than the harvest. Developed by a group of seasoned hunting education volunteer instructors in 2019 on Duke Energy property in New … More A Successful Hunter Must First Understand Conservation
Please join us on Thursday, March 11, 2021 at 7:00 P.M. to learn about the great conservation work of the American Prairie Reserve (APR)! Dr. Daniel Kinka, APR Wildlife Restoration Manager, will vicariously give us a tour of this incredible 3 million acre preserve in northeast Montana! Dr. Kinka will tell us about restoration of … More Home on the Range Where the Bison and Antelope Roam!
On February 9, 2021 4 members of the South Wake Conservationists (SWC) partnered with officials from the Millbrook Environmental Connections Magnet School in developing the school’s pollinator garden. There will be additional workdays in the near future, including a Family Planting Day in late March!
Join us on Thursday, February 11, 2021 at 7:00 EST to learn about the recent emergence of endangered American Wood Storks to eastern North Carolina! This exciting story will be told by the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission’s Carmen Johnson, Coastal Waterbird Biologist and Dr. Sara Sweitzer, Assistant Chief of the Wildlife Management Division. Dr. … More North Carolina Welcomes the Endangered and Iconic American Wood Stork!
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