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!
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!
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!
EarthShare is an organization that “strengthens its member organization’s capacity to preserve and enhance the natural environment.” On April 14, 2022 South Wake Conservationists will team up with employees from Bryan Brice Law in an EarthShare-sponsored event. We will meet at 1:00 p.m. at Yates Mill County Park, 4620 Lake Wheeler Road, Raleigh to create … More Let’s Celebrate an EarthShare Event by Creating Pollinator Gardens at Yates Mill County Park!
Mark your calendars for the biggest Eco Kids event of the year: Kids in Nature Day! This special outdoor festival will be held on Saturday, May 14, 10 AM – 1 PM at the Triangle Land Conservancy’s Williamson Nature Preserve in Raleigh. Kids in Nature Day will include a wide variety of fun and educational … More Bring the Family to Kids in Nature Day 2022!
Please join us on Friday, April 1, 2022 for the creation of another schoolyard pollinator garden! We will be planting shade-tolerant plants at Bridges Elementary and Mt. Vernon Middle Schools, 5418 Chapel Hill Road, Raleigh, NC. The schools are located next to each other. We will start at 1:00 p.m. and conclude at 4:00 p.m. … More Please Join Us for the Creation of Another Schoolyard Pollinator Garden!
Please join us on Saturday morning, April 9,2022 at 10:00 a.m. as we perform a litter sweep in Lillington, NC! We will meet at 4503 Ross Rd. in Lillington and then carpool approximately 2 miles to the sweep location. We will conclude at noon. Please bring water, sturdy footware, and appropriate clothing. We will provide … More It’s Time for a Litter Sweep!
Going the extra mile for conservation! Luke Bennett, a 22-year-old Durham native and cross-country runner, is embarking on a hike of the Mountains-to-Sea Trail to promote conservation, highlight NC wild places, and raise funds for NCWF. The Mountains-to-Sea Trail is a long-distance trail for hiking and backpacking, that traverses North Carolina from the Great Smoky … More Support Mountains-to-Sea Trail Hike for Conservation
The Golden Ragworts are standing strong at the Bass Lake Pollinator Garden, 1036 Bass Lake Road, Holly Springs, NC! Let’s encourage their development by attacking the garden’s emerging weeds! We will meet from 10 a.m. to noon on Tuesday, March 22, 2022 to control the weeds! Please bring gloves, water and kneeling pads. We will … More Bass Lake Pollinator Garden Weeding Party!
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!