Four members of South Wake Conservationists collaborated with staff from Millbrook Magnet School to have a productive “weeding day” on May 5, 2021!
On May 3, 2021, 17 bird-watchers enjoyed a tour of the North Carolina Museum of Art Park. Park Ranger Chantal Taunton led the tour which included sightings of Cedar Waxwings, a Great-horned Owl, Red-bellied Woodpeckers, a Red-shouldered Hawk and many other bird species. Also sighted were 3 deer and one Northern Water Snake! The tour … More South Wake Conservationist Bird-Watching Tour at North Carolina Museum of Art Park
Please join us on Wednesday morning, May 5 at 9:00 a.m. for a pollinator garden workday at Millbrook Magnet Elementary School, 1520 East Millbrook Rd., Raleigh, NC. Please bring a mask, water, gloves and some clothes suitable for “playing in the garden.” Kneepads may also be helpful. Please park in the lot that is parallel … More Let’s Have a Pollinator Garden Workday at Millbrook Magnet Elementary School!
On May 1, 2021 the South Wake Conservationists teamed up with North Carolina State University to conduct a litter sweep of Lake Raleigh, which is located on NCSU’s Centennial Campus. Participants collected litter on relevant greenways, forested areas and along the lake shore (using canoes). A total of 300 pounds of trash was collected!
On April 26, 2021 four members of South Wake Conservationists and North Carolina Wildlife Federation collected 378 pounds of trash along Raleigh’s Falls Lake shoreline!
Please join us on Monday, April 26 for a trash pickup event at the intersection of New Light and Ghoston Roads in north Raleigh. The event will begin at 9:30 a.m. and conclude at noon. Parking will be available on the left of the New Light roadside (heading north) just before you cross the bridge … More Falls Lake Litter Sweep
Please join the South Wake Conservationists (SWC) on Sunday morning, May 2, 2021 for a bird-watching tour of the North Carolina Museum of Art Park. The Park is located at 2110 Blue Ridge Road in Raleigh. The tour will be from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. and we will meet at the Ellipse. The Ellipse … More Join Us on May 2 for a Bird Walk at the Museum of Art Park!
In an increasingly urbanized world, the creation of wildlife corridors have become essential in protecting and benefitting both humans and wildlife. The creation of these corridors has become a world-wide occurrence, as countries have recognized the the necessity of protecting dwindling wildlife populations. In additions, these corridors have many human benefits, most notably a reduction … More Join Us on June 10, 2021 to Learn About the Increasing Importance of Wildlife Corridors and Habitat Connectivity!
Several members of South Wake Conservationists joined forces with the Haw River Assembly to pick up trash along the Haw River on March 20, 2021! Spring greeted us with a beautiful day!
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!