Join South Wake Conservationists’ volunteers and the Art Park’s staff for a Trees-4-Trash native pollinator planting event at the NC Museum of Art Park, 2110 Blue Ridge Rd, Raleigh, NC 27607 on May 21, 2021, 9:00 am – 12 pm. Trees4Trash is a collaborative program of North Carolina Wildlife Federation and Plastic Ocean Project that … More NC Museum of Art Park Pollinator Planting Event
On Sunday, May 16, 2021, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm, join South Wake Conservationists’ volunteers who 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 about a … More Upper Little River Watershed Roadway Cleanup
Four members of South Wake Conservationists collaborated with staff from Millbrook Magnet School to have a productive “weeding day” on May 5, 2021!
On 5/8/21, Saturday, 9:00 am – 11:00 pm. South Wake Conservationists will be having a native plant rescue on Duke Energy property in New Hill, NC near the intersection of US-1 S and New Hill Holleman Rd. We are rescuing these plants because the land is going to be developed. There are about 40 native … More Native Plant Rescue Event
On May 3, 2021, 17 bird-watchers enjoyed a tour of the North Carolina Museum of Art Park. Park Ranger Chantal Taunton led the tour which included sightings of Cedar Waxwings, a Great-horned Owl, Red-bellied Woodpeckers, a Red-shouldered Hawk and many other bird species. Also sighted were 3 deer and one Northern Water Snake! The tour … More South Wake Conservationist Bird-Watching Tour at North Carolina Museum of Art Park
Please join us on Wednesday morning, May 5 at 9:00 a.m. for a pollinator garden workday at Millbrook Magnet Elementary School, 1520 East Millbrook Rd., Raleigh, NC. Please bring a mask, water, gloves and some clothes suitable for “playing in the garden.” Kneepads may also be helpful. Please park in the lot that is parallel … More Let’s Have a Pollinator Garden Workday at Millbrook Magnet Elementary School!
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)
Please join us on Monday, April 26 for a trash pickup event at the intersection of New Light and Ghoston Roads in north Raleigh. The event will begin at 9:30 a.m. and conclude at noon. Parking will be available on the left of the New Light roadside (heading north) just before you cross the bridge … More Falls Lake Litter Sweep
Please join the South Wake Conservationists (SWC) on Sunday morning, May 2, 2021 for a bird-watching tour of the North Carolina Museum of Art Park. The Park is located at 2110 Blue Ridge Road in Raleigh. The tour will be from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. and we will meet at the Ellipse. The Ellipse … More Join Us on May 2 for a Bird Walk at the Museum of Art Park!
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