The public is invited to our first “hybrid” conservation education event of 2023, with an in-person program plus simultaneous webcast via Zoom. This special presentation will be held Thursday, March 2, 7:00-8:30 PM. If you are in the Raleigh area, we encourage you to attend in person at Bass Lake Park’s beautiful conference facility. Anyone … More March 2: “Chronic Wasting Disease and Its Impact on the Deer Population”
Please join us on Thursday, October 6 at 7:00 PM to get a fresh perspective of how conservation has merged and evolved in the United States and North America. How much progress have we made so far? What has worked, what hasn’t? Dr. Robert Brown will take us through an exploration of the similarities and … More Learn about “The History of Conservation in the United States” with Dr. Bob Brown
Fighting to protect wildlife and the natural environment . . . Join us for this special webinar to learn about the important work the Southern Environmental Law Center is doing across the southern United States. The Southern Environmental Law Center is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit with more than 35 years of experience taking on the toughest … More Webinar w/ the Southern Environmental Law Center – Aug. 4 at 7 PM
This month, we are featuring a focus on amphibians, with guest speaker Rebecca Skiba, Coastal Regional Education Specialist, NC Wildlife Resources Commission. All are welcome to come to our online chapter meeting on Thursday, June 2 at 7:00 PM. Learn about the diversity of frog, toad and salamander species in our great state, as well … More Join our June 2 Meeting: ” North Carolina’s Amazing Amphibians!”
Please join us on Thursday, May 5, 2022 at 7:00 p.m. as we join South Wake Conservationist Vice President John Kinsella on a virtual tour of the incredible Galapagos Islands! Mr. Kinsella toured the islands a few weeks ago and is happy to share his experiences with the awesome wildlife that he encountered! You can … More Let’s Take a Virtual Tour of the Amazing Galapagos Islands!
Join us on April 7, 2022 from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. for an inspiring talk by EB Brown about how Project Pando is setting the pace to re-populate native trees in massive quantities across the Triangle region, combatting climate change and supporting healthy ecosystems. This award-winning, all-volunteer program is introducing a whole new, community-based … More Reminder! Let’s Learn About Project Pando!
The early 1970’s is known as a time of conservation and environmental legislation. It included creation of the Endangered Species and Marine Mammal Protection Acts. In addition, the Environmental Protection Agency was created. Join us on Thursday, February 3, 2022 at 7:00 p.m. as Manley Fuller, North Carolina Wildlife Federation’s (NCWF) Vice-President of Conservation Policy … More An Exciting Time for Wildlife Legislation!
As more people worldwide are migrating to urban areas, the importance of “urban forests” grows accordingly! Please join us on Thursday evening, December 9, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. as Jennifer Rall, Urban Forestry Specialist for the North Carolina Forest Service, informs us about the ever-growing importance of these “city forests.” She will address their importance … More Please Join Us as We Learn About the Growing Importance of Urban Forests!
Join South Wake Conservationists on Thurs., Oct. 14, 7:00-8:30 PM, as we welcome Andy Tait, Forestry Director at EcoForesters, a non-profit professional forestry organization dedicated to conserving and restoring our Appalachian forests through education and stewardship. He will explain how ecological forestry is implemented based on four principles: mimic natural processes; increase structural complexity; improve … More Webinar Oct. 14 – Ecological Forestry
Over 400 plant species in North Carolina are currently imperiled, with ripple effects across the entire ecosystem. Please join South Wake Conservationists for this important briefing by Lesley Starke on Thursday, Aug. 12, 7:00-8:30 PM. Lesley leads the NC Plant Conservation Program (PCP) at the NC Dept. of Agriculture & Consumer Services and liaises with … More Webinar Aug. 12: Imperiled Plants of NC and the Wildlife Action Plan