Lincoln Heights Elementary Earns Award

For exemplary efforts during the past two years despite setbacks by COVID-19, Lincoln Heights Environmental Connections Magnet Elementary School in Fuquay-Varina, NC has earned the “Watershed Stewardship School Award” from their local Wake Soil and Water Conservation District. South Wake Conservationists, a chapter of the North Carolina Wildlife Federation, along with other community partners, worked … More Lincoln Heights Elementary Earns Award

Lake Raleigh Cleanup (postponed to Saturday, May 1)

Join NCWF and the South Wake Conservationists chapter for a trash cleanup in and around Lake Raleigh on Saturday, 5/1/21, 9 am – 12 pm. Lake Raleigh is located on NC State’s Centennial Campus in Raleigh. Directions to the boat ramp, where we’ll meet, are to take Centennial Parkway to Achievement Dr. then turn right … More Lake Raleigh Cleanup (postponed to Saturday, May 1)

Upper Little River Watershed Roadway Litter Sweep

As part of NCDOT’s Spring Litter Sweep, on Saturday, April 17, 2021, 9:30 am – 12:30 pm, SWC will be protecting the Cape Fear River by collecting trash along Titan Roberts Rd. and Ross Rd. in Harnett Co. which are crossing the Upper Little River watershed flowing in the Cape Fear River. We’ll be cleaning … More Upper Little River Watershed Roadway Litter Sweep

Pollinator Garden Workday at Lincoln Heights Elementary

Join South Wake Conservationists volunteers for a workday maintaining a pollinator garden at Lincoln Heights Environmental Connections Magnet Elementary School on Tuesday, April 13, 12 pm – 4 pm. Additionally, we will be removing turf grass readying an area for the installation of several raised bed vegetable gardens. The address of the school is 307 … More Pollinator Garden Workday at Lincoln Heights Elementary

Join South Wake Conservationists and Bull City Trailblazers in Earthshare’s Corporate Earth Day Challenge event at William B. Umstead State Park

South Wake Conservationists and Bull City Trailblazers will be participating as non-profit partners in Earthshare’s Corporate Earth Day Challenge event on April 15, 1-4 pm at William B. Umstead State Park.  Volunteers from SAS, Optima Engineering, SWC and BCT chapter members will gather at the Park to plant native pollinator plants and pick up trash … More Join South Wake Conservationists and Bull City Trailblazers in Earthshare’s Corporate Earth Day Challenge event at William B. Umstead State Park

Pollinator Garden and Tree Planting at Millbrook Elementary

Join South Wake Conservationists (SWC) and the school’s staff and parents with Millbrook Environmental Connections Magnet School, 1520 E Millbrook Rd, Raleigh, NC 27609, on two workdays, March 12 and 13 at 9 am – 12 pm on both days.  On the 12th, we’ll be spreading mulch on existing pollinator gardens and developing another pollinator … More Pollinator Garden and Tree Planting at Millbrook Elementary