South Wake Conservationist Bird-Watching Tour at North Carolina Museum of Art Park

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

Let’s Have a Pollinator Garden Workday at Millbrook Magnet Elementary School!

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!

Lake Raleigh Cleanup (postponed to Saturday, May 1)

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)

Join Us on May 2 for a Bird Walk at the Museum of Art Park!

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!

Upper Little River Watershed Roadway Litter Sweep

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

Pollinator Garden Workday at Lincoln Heights Elementary

Join South Wake Conservationists volunteers for a workday maintaining a pollinator garden at Lincoln Heights Environmental Connections Magnet Elementary School on Tuesday, April 13, 12 pm – 4 pm. Additionally, we will be removing turf grass readying an area for the installation of several raised bed vegetable gardens. The address of the school is 307 … More Pollinator Garden Workday at Lincoln Heights Elementary

Join South Wake Conservationists and Bull City Trailblazers in Earthshare’s Corporate Earth Day Challenge event at William B. Umstead State Park

South Wake Conservationists and Bull City Trailblazers will be participating as non-profit partners in Earthshare’s Corporate Earth Day Challenge event on April 15, 1-4 pm at William B. Umstead State Park.  Volunteers from SAS, Optima Engineering, SWC and BCT chapter members will gather at the Park to plant native pollinator plants and pick up trash … More Join South Wake Conservationists and Bull City Trailblazers in Earthshare’s Corporate Earth Day Challenge event at William B. Umstead State Park