Please join us in creating a unique native plant pollinator garden in the next few weeks. What makes this unique? It is designed to thrive in the shade! We have two workdays planned and need your help. The dates and times are shown in the table below. Just RSVP for one or both workdays, using … More Help Create a Unique Demonstration Pollinator Garden Made for the SHADE!
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
Our next Eco Kids discovery hike will be at the beautiful and unique Hemlock Bluffs Nature Preserve in Cary on Sun., Nov. 14, 2:00-3:30 PM, back by popular demand, following the enthusiastic response to the seek and find around the Bass Lake Park trail in Holly Springs in September. This hike will explore the park’s … More Eco Kids Nature Hike at Hemlock Bluffs Nov. 14
*** This hike is postponed. Future date TBA. *** Join us for a special hike and tour of the Triangle Land Conservancy’s (TLC) Williamson Nature Preserve on Sat., Oct. 9, 2:00-4:30 PM. This 405 acre property was in the same family and farmed for over 200 years and became TLC’s newest nature preserve in 2020. … More Postponed >>> Oct. 9 Educational Hike – TLC’s Williamson Nature Preserve
South Wake Conservationists’ (SWC) volunteers have planted three native pollinator gardens this last Spring in the Triangle area – Lincoln Heights Elementary School, Fuquay-Varina, NC; Millbrook Elementary School, Raleigh, NC and at the Big Lake in William B. Unstead State Park, Raleigh, NC. Join SWC to help keep the native plants thriving to provide the … More Pollinator Garden Workdays
Join us as we kick off our brand new Eco Kids Program for a special kids-oriented hike at Bass Lake Park in Holly Springs! We will meet on the deck in front of the Nature Center at 1:45 PM on Sunday, Sept. 19 for a brief orientation, followed by an interactive “Seek and Find” hike … More Eco Kids Hike – Nature Seek & Find at Bass Lake – Sept. 19
South Wake Conservationists (SWC) will be joining Raleigh Parks & Recreation, Partners for Environmental Justice, and Wake County Big Sweep volunteers to help in maintaining an unique urban wetland in Raleigh on Saturday, September 25, 2021, 9 am – 12 noon. We’ll be meeting at the Walnut Creek Wetland Center located at 950 Peterson Street, … More Walnut Creek Wetland Big Sweep
Please note that the time for the upcoming bird walk at the NC Museum of Art Park has been changed slightly. The tour now runs 8:30 AM – 10:30 AM. See you there at 8:30!
Please join the South Wake Conservationists (SWC) on Saturday morning, August 28, 2021 for this popular event, a reprise of our last bird-watching tour of the North Carolina Museum of Art Park in May. The Park is located at 2110 Blue Ridge Road in Raleigh. The tour will be from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. … More Join Us on Aug. 28 for another Bird Walk at the Museum of Art Park!
Members of South Wake Conservationists, Tara Moore, Director of Conservation Partnerships with NCWF and her guests joined together on a fine morning for kayak paddling on the Cape Fear River which flows in the Atlantic Ocean near Cape Fear, from which it gets it name. Shortly after launching our kayaks from the landing at Cape … More Paddling on the Cape Fear River