SWC members and guests enjoyed a nice walk at Bass Lake in Holly Springs this morning. We successfully spotted a handful of winter waterfowl visitors: American Coots, Buffleheads, Cormorants, and Ruddy Ducks. Our guide, who is a frequent birder of this location, commented on the unusually high abundance of the American Coot species we saw … More Nice morning for a waterfowl walk!
Join South Wake Conservationists on Feb. 11, 2023 from 9 – 11 AM for a bird walk at Bass Lake Park in Holly Springs (900 Bass Lake Rd, Holly Springs, NC 27540). Numerous waterfowl species migrate to North Carolina every year during the winter months. Jeremy, a local birder, will lead the walk and help … More Wintering Waterfowl Walk at Bass Lake – Feb. 11th
On June 9th, 2022, South Wake Conservationists invited herpetologist Alvin Braswell to lead a Herp Walk at Harris Lake County Park. Alvin is retired from the NC Museum of Natural Sciences, where he spent over 40 years in various curatorial roles with reptiles, amphibians, and freshwater fishes before being the Research Lab Director, and later, … More Lots of turtles plus more found during Harris Lake Herp Walk!
Photo by Kristine Grayson Please join us on Saturday, June 11th, from 9am-12pm as we look for reptiles and amphibians at Harris Lake County Park! We’ll be led by Alvin Braswell, who is retired from the N. C. State Museum of Natural Sciences, where he spent over 40 years in various curatorial roles with reptiles, … More Join us for a Herpetology Walk at Harris Lake!
On February 13th, 2022, 25 South Wake Conservationists, Piedmont Naturalists Meetup members, and other wildlife enthusiasts braved the chilly weather for the chance to spot eagles at the Jordan Lake Dam. Our guide, Jeremy, led the group while providing some interesting eagle facts. He also set up a spotting scope to allow people to get … More Eagles Spotted – Rescheduled Eagle Birdwatch a Success!
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL FEBUARY 13TH AT 2PM. Join us for an eagle spotting trip at the Jordan Lake Dam, 2060 Jordan Dam Rd, Moncure, NC, on January 23, 2022. Jordan Lake is home to a large number of permanent resident eagle pairs and in the winter the population grows to one of … More POSTPONED! – Birdwatch for Bald Eagles at Jordan Lake Dam
Have you ever wondered what it takes to care for more than 50 exotic carnivores? Are you interested in learning about the challenges and dangers that wild cats face under private ownership and in their natural environments? Do you want to know how you can help? Then join Carolina Tiger Rescue for a tour you … More Join SWC on a Carolina Tiger Rescue Tour – Nov 21st @ 1pm