Kids and families are invited to join South Wake Conservationists for a fun nighttime adventure observing the amazing and beautiful world of moths. This free event, kicking off National Moth Week, is being held on Saturday July 23, 9-10 PM at the Bass Lake Park Picnic Shelter in Holly Springs. Please register below, so we … More Eco Kids – Moth Night at Bass Lake Park
A wonderful celebration was held for 125 third-grade students at Pine Springs Preparatory Academy in Holly Springs Tuesday (May 24). These are the students that wrote letters to mayors in Wake County this spring, which resulted in every municipality in Wake County having committed to the NWF Mayor’s Monarch Pledge. What an amazing achievement, and … More Mayor’s Monarch Pledge Celebration for Wake County Third Graders
This month, we are featuring a focus on amphibians, with guest speaker Rebecca Skiba, Coastal Regional Education Specialist, NC Wildlife Resources Commission. All are welcome to come to our online chapter meeting on Thursday, June 2 at 7:00 PM. Learn about the diversity of frog, toad and salamander species in our great state, as well … More Join our June 2 Meeting: ” North Carolina’s Amazing Amphibians!”
It was a great day at the Triangle Land Conservancy’s Williamson Preserve last Sunday! Over 160 people attended our first Kids in Nature Day event, despite having to reschedule from Saturday due to rain. Seeing kids filled with wonder and enthusiasm about the amazing things found in nature made the six months of planning and … More Kids in Nature Day Rocked on May 15!
We finally got our tray of 28 swamp milkweed plants where they belong – in the sun with wet clay at their feet. These three-foot plants came from the NCWF Clean and Green Program and were planted along the shore of Bass Lake by Monty and Bill, assisted by Bass Lake Park’s Melinda London, Program … More Planting Swamp Milkweed at Bass Lake Park
SWC was invited to exhibit at three events on Earth Day weekend, April 23-24, and with only two days to do it all, we could only accept two of them! It was a privilege to be invited, and we thoroughly enjoyed the chance to meet and dialogue with the public about conservation. The two events … More A Busy Earth Day Weekend!
We still need additional volunteers to cover all that needs to be done to make this inaugural Kids in Nature Day event a day to remember for hundreds of kids in the Triangle. Response from the community has been incredible, with over 600 people registered, more than half of them kids. We especially need help … More Volunteers Needed!
Fourteen of Chad Chandler’s friends joined in celebration with Chad and his wife Vicky Monday evening, thanking him for his many years of service in the role of Chapter President of South Wake Conservationists. Chad led the chapter from 2015 through 2021 and helped guide it from its early days as a chapter to the … More Appreciation for Chad Chandler
Every year, EarthShare matches up corporations and non-profits in both the Raleigh and Charlotte areas to participate in a variety of workdays to make a positive impact on our natural environment. This year, South Wake Conservationists was matched up with seven enthusiastic volunteers from the environmental law practice of The Law Offices of F. Bryan … More SWC and Brice Law Meet the Earth Day Challenge!
Thanks to a multi-year letter-writing campaign by local children, grades 1-5, led by South Wake Conservationists’ Katie Thompson, every town and city in Wake County has now signed the NWF Mayor’s Monarch Pledge! This is a significant commitment to conservation actions on an ongoing basis by each municipality, and it will have a major impact … More Home Run for Monarchs in Wake County!