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

South Wake Conservationists Have a Very Productive Stream Cleanup Day!

On June 2, 2021 four dedicated members of South Wake Conservationists collected approximately 567 pounds of litter from the waters of the Apollo Heights section of the Walnut Creek Greenway in Raleigh, NC. The members wore boots or waders to enter the water and access the litter. Six well-entrenched tires were also collected from the … More South Wake Conservationists Have a Very Productive Stream Cleanup Day!

South Wake Conservationists Collect Trash and Enhance a Pollinator Garden!

On May 24, 2021, four members of the South Wake Conservationists (SWC) collected 75 pounds of trash and also worked on the pollinator garden at Lincoln Heights Magnet School in Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina. SWC members planted a few small pollinator plants, added considerable compost to the garden and performed various weeding chores.

Join Us on June 2, 2021 for a Creek Cleanup at Apollo Heights Park!

On Wednesday, June 2, 2021 the South Wake Conservationists will be conducting a creek cleanup at Apollo Heights Park in Raleigh. We will meet at 9:00 a.m. in the parking lot located at 756 Lunar Drive, Raleigh, NC. We will be cleaning the creek that runs along the Walnut Creek Greenway Trail, so please BRING … More Join Us on June 2, 2021 for a Creek Cleanup at Apollo Heights Park!

South Wake Conservationists Clean Up the Upper little River Watershed!

On May 16, 2021 six members of the South Wake Conservationists collected 450 pounds of litter along the roadways of the Upper Little River watershed in Lillington, NC. The collection was part of the North Carolina Wildlife Federation’s Trees4Trash initiative. Among the items collected were several tires, metal bed springs and mattresses!

Street Cleanup and Pollinator Garden Maintenance

On Monday, May 24, 8:30 am – 11:30 am, South Wake Conservationists’ volunteers will be gathering with school staff to pick up trash along Bridge St. in Fuquay-Varina, NC. Lincoln Heights Elementary School, 307 Bridge St., have adopted this street as part of the NCDOT Adopt-A-Highway Program. After collecting the litter along the street, we’ll … More Street Cleanup and Pollinator Garden Maintenance

NC Museum of Art Park Pollinator Planting Event

Join South Wake Conservationists’ volunteers and the Art Park’s staff for a Trees-4-Trash native pollinator planting event at the NC Museum of Art Park, 2110 Blue Ridge Rd, Raleigh, NC 27607 on May 21, 2021, 9:00 am – 12 pm. Trees4Trash is a collaborative program of North Carolina Wildlife Federation and Plastic Ocean Project that … More NC Museum of Art Park Pollinator Planting Event