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!
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!