Millbrook School Pollinator Garden! Let’s Have Another Fun Day!

Please join us on Tuesday afternoon, February 21, 2023 for another “garden preparation day” at Millbrook Magnet Elementary School! We will be cutting back dead growth and weeding the pollinator gardens in preparation for spring! We will start at 1:00 p.m. and conclude at 3:00 p.m. Please bring knee pads and water. The school will … More Millbrook School Pollinator Garden! Let’s Have Another Fun Day!

Wintering Waterfowl Walk at Bass Lake – Feb. 11th

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

South Wake Conservationists Participate in Very Productive Litter Sweep!

On January 29, 2003 the South Wake Conservationists joined forces with the North Carolina Wildlife Federation and Friends of the Mountain to Sea Trail to conduct a very productive litter sweep at the Ellerbe Creek section of Falls Lake in Durham, NC! Several hundred pounds of litter were collected (conservative estimate)! The litter portrayed in … More South Wake Conservationists Participate in Very Productive Litter Sweep!

POSTPONED due to weather … Guided Bird Tour at the Art Park – Feb. 4

Postponed Join NCWF and local chapters on Feb. 4, 2023, 8:30 – 10:00 AM, as we take a birding tour of the NC Museum of Art Park in Raleigh with Ranger Chantal Taunton. We will slowly walk through the park and enjoy the wonderful avian diversity that the North Carolina Piedmont has to offer in winter. Participants … More POSTPONED due to weather … Guided Bird Tour at the Art Park – Feb. 4

Triangle Land Conservancy WILD Ideas Feb. 15

Help celebrate our conservation partner Triangle Land Conservancy’s, 40th anniversary with a special event at the NC Museum of Natural History on Feb. 15, 5:30-8:30 PM. TLC’s Wild Ideas series provides a unique venue where attendees can hear from leading voices and experts in the community. The speakers share innovative ideas and share tips to … More Triangle Land Conservancy WILD Ideas Feb. 15

Shortleaf Pine Tree Planting at Turnipseed Nature Preserve

Join NCWF and Wake County Tues., Jan. 31, 10 AM – 1 PM, as we return to Turnipseed Nature Preserve to supplement a prior planting with the addition of shortleaf pine (Pinus echinata) seedlings. Planting trees has numerous benefits for the environment with their ability to improve soil and water conditions, sequester carbon, moderate climate, … More Shortleaf Pine Tree Planting at Turnipseed Nature Preserve

Another Fun and Successful Day at Lincoln Heights!

On December 9, 2022 four dedicated South Wake Conservationists gave the plants at Lincoln Heights Elementary School’s pollinator garden a much-needed trimming! Various tools were used to trim back dead growth, remove stubborn weeds and distribute seeds. The garden should now be ready for a vigorous “re-birth” in a few months! Thanks to Bill, Courtney, … More Another Fun and Successful Day at Lincoln Heights!