On November 16, 2022 four hardy conservationists braved the chilly weather and had a very productive “work day” at Millbrook Magnet School in Raleigh! Thanks to Bob, Monty, Luke and your truly for all of the weeding and invasive plant removal! We also planted a couple of Rattlesnake Master pollinator plants! Below are pictures of … More Another Productive Day at Millbrook!
Last spring we installed a beautiful pollinator garden at Yates Mill County Park. Now that same garden is asking for some weeding and invasive plant removal. Please join us on Tuesday, November 29, 2022 at 1:00 p.m. to accomplish those tasks! We will carry on until 3:00 p.m. Yates Mill is located at 4620 Lake … More Please Join Us at Yates Mill County Park!
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!
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!
Yes! We have another pollinator garden “workday” coming up soon! This time we will be at Bass Lake Park on Wednesday, November 9, 2022. The pollinator garden is located next to the picnic shelter at 1036 Bass Lake Rd., Holly Springs, NC. We will start at 9:00 a.m. and conclude at 11 a.m. Please bring … More Please Join Us for Another Pollinator Garden Planting Day!
On November 04, 2022 South Wake Conservationists teamed up with the North Carolina Wildlife Federation, Wake County Parks and Recreation and the “Open Space” organization to perform a large litter sweep. The sweep occurred at the proposed site of Beach Bluffs County Park in Willow Springs, NC! Wake County hopes to open the park to … More South Wake Conservationists Participate in Big Sweep at Proposed County Park!
On October 28, 2022 the South Wake Conservationists had a very productive planting day at Yates Mill County Park in Raleigh! We planted a wide variety of native plants in the Boulder Garden. In addition, we also planted a large number of Common Milkweed in adjacent gardens. Thanks to Bob, Reagan, Luke, Courtney, and Bill … More A Fun and Successful Planting Day at Yates Mill County Park!
Please join us at 9:00 a.m. on Wednesday, November 2, 2022 as we enhance the beautiful pollinator gardens at Millbrook Magnet Elementary School. We will be spending 2 hours weeding, dead-heading, raking and performing related tasks as we prepare the gardens for winter! Please bring water, kneepads and appropriate sun protection. Tools will be provided. … More Let’s Do Some Pollinator Garden Enhancement!
On October 28, 2022 the South Wake Conservationists added two pollinator gardens to their list of accomplishments. The gardens were located at Crowder County Park. Thanks to Reagan, Luke, Bill, Bob S. and Bob B. for their hard and dedicated work. We also enjoyed partnering with the “Cooking Up Character” organization, who provided an opportunity … More A Beautiful Day for Creating Pollinator Gardens!
Please join us on Friday, October 28, 2022 at 9:00 a.m. as we create another pollinator garden! This time up it will be Yates Mill County Park’s Boulder Garden! Yes, we will be adding native plants in close proximity to “rocky outcroppings!” Please bring knee pads, gloves and water. Tools will be provided. We will … More Please Join Us On October 28 as We Decorate the Boulder Garden!