Millbrook School Pollinator Garden! Let’s Have Another Fun Day!

Please join us on Tuesday afternoon, February 21, 2023 for another “garden preparation day” at Millbrook Magnet Elementary School! We will be cutting back dead growth and weeding the pollinator gardens in preparation for spring! We will start at 1:00 p.m. and conclude at 3:00 p.m. Please bring knee pads and water. The school will … More Millbrook School Pollinator Garden! Let’s Have Another Fun Day!

South Wake Conservationists Participate in Very Productive Litter Sweep!

On January 29, 2003 the South Wake Conservationists joined forces with the North Carolina Wildlife Federation and Friends of the Mountain to Sea Trail to conduct a very productive litter sweep at the Ellerbe Creek section of Falls Lake in Durham, NC! Several hundred pounds of litter were collected (conservative estimate)! The litter portrayed in … More South Wake Conservationists Participate in Very Productive Litter Sweep!

Let’s Learn About the Wonderful World of Purple Martins!

The South Wake Conservationists invite you to join them on Thursday, February 2, 2023 at 7:00 p.m. as they explore the amazing world of Purple Martins. These iconic birds are voracious insect-eaters and their migration into the United States is one of the first harbingers of spring. We will also learn about the wonderful activities … More Let’s Learn About the Wonderful World of Purple Martins!

Another Fun and Successful Day at Lincoln Heights!

On December 9, 2022 four dedicated South Wake Conservationists gave the plants at Lincoln Heights Elementary School’s pollinator garden a much-needed trimming! Various tools were used to trim back dead growth, remove stubborn weeds and distribute seeds. The garden should now be ready for a vigorous “re-birth” in a few months! Thanks to Bill, Courtney, … More Another Fun and Successful Day at Lincoln Heights!

Helping the Habitat at Yates Mill Park!

On November 28,2022 the South Wake Conservationists (SWC) had a fun and very productive day at Yates Mill County Park! Six determined conservationists pulled weeds, removed lots of invasive plants and trees and trimmed back dead growth at one of the park’s pollinator gardens. They also spread seeds and encountered two interesting occupants of the … More Helping the Habitat at Yates Mill Park!

Please Join Us for a Pollinator Garden afternoon!

Please join us on Friday afternoon, December 9, 2022 at 1:00 p.m. as we tackle the weeds and invasive plants at Lincoln Heights Elementary School, 307 Bridge Street, Fuquay-Varina! This garden is an old friend and has had some beautiful blooms but it now needs a haircut! Please bring clippers and a trowel if you … More Please Join Us for a Pollinator Garden afternoon!

Join Us Once Again at Millbrook Magnet School!

We recently had such a good time at Millbrook Magnet Elementary School, that we have decided to return! There are still weeds to be pulled, plants to be cut back and Rattlesnake Masters to plant! Please join us on Wednesday, November 16, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. as we enhance Millbrook’s beautiful gardens! The school is … More Join Us Once Again at Millbrook Magnet School!

Another Successful Pollinator Garden Experience!

On November 9, 2022 the South Wake Conservationists re-established the pollinator garden at Bass Lake County Park! They planted a variety of pollinator plants that do well in shade or partial shade. I addition, they weeded and mulched the garden. A very productive day thanks to Courtney, Bill, Reagan, Monty and Luke! Enjoy the photos … More Another Successful Pollinator Garden Experience!