Hope you can join the South Wake Conservationists on Thursday, July 29, 2021 at Millbrook Magnet Elementary School in Raleigh for a pollinator garden “beautification event!” We will meet at 7:30 a.m. and conclude at 9:30 a.m. Millbrook Elementary is located at 1520 East Millbrook Road, Raleigh, NC. Please bring water, gardening attire, sunscreen and … More Join Us for a “Millbrook Weeding Party!”
Join us at 7:00 a.m. on Wednesday, July 7, at Lincoln Heights Magnet Elementary School! We will be weeding their beautiful pollinator garden! We will start early to avoid the heat but later arrivals are welcome. Please bring comfortable “gardening attire”, water and sum protection. Trowels are also recommended to handle those pesky weeds! If … More Join Us for a “Beautify Pollinator Garden Day!”
On June 19,2021 the North Carolina Wildlife Federation (including 4 members of the South Wake Conservationists) teamed up with the Great Raleigh Cleanup Group and local resident Gus Vandermeeren to collect over 900 pounds of trash near New Bern Avenue in Raleigh! Approximately 30 volunteers participated in this highly successful initiative!
Please join us on Saturday, June 19, 2021 for a Trees4Trash event! The details are as follows: Event Date: Saturday, June 19th, from 9am to NoonLocation and Parking: Meet at Kelley Austin KinderCare, 3103 Kelley Austin Dr. in Raleigh, NC, 27610. Parking is available. We will walk down uneven terrain to the site, which is under … More Join us for a Raleigh Trees4Trash Event!
Join us on Saturday, June 26, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. for a 90 minute guided tour of the beautiful North Carolina Art Park! We will meet at the park’s ellipse and embark on a journey to learn about the park’s history, its flora and fauna and the amazing works of art that occupy the park’s … More Let’s Tour the North Carolina Art Park!
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!
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.
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!
On May 21, 2021 a group of dedicated members of the South Wake Conservationists assisted North Carolina Museum of Art employees in adding pollinator plants to the Museum’s beautiful Art Park!
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!