Let’s Take a Virtual Tour of the Amazing Galapagos Islands!

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!

Reminder! Let’s Learn About Project Pando!

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!

An Exciting Time for Wildlife Legislation!

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!

Please Join Us as We Learn About the Growing Importance of Urban Forests!

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!

Webinar Oct. 14 – Ecological Forestry

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

Webinar Aug. 12: Imperiled Plants of NC and the Wildlife Action Plan

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

Join Us on June 10, 2021 to Learn About the Increasing Importance of Wildlife Corridors and Habitat Connectivity!

In an increasingly urbanized world, the creation of wildlife corridors have become essential in protecting and benefitting both humans and wildlife. The creation of these corridors has become a world-wide occurrence, as countries have recognized the the necessity of protecting dwindling wildlife populations. In additions, these corridors have many human benefits, most notably a reduction … More Join Us on June 10, 2021 to Learn About the Increasing Importance of Wildlife Corridors and Habitat Connectivity!

A Fascinating Saga of Wildlife Moving to the Cities!

Coyotes observed wandering around Chicago! Mountain Lions making a home in suburban Los Angeles! Peregrine Falcons finding ideal nesting sites on Baltimore skyscrapers! What in the world is happening to our cities? Are we being invaded! Please join us on Thursday, April 8, 2021 at 7:00 EST as Dr. Christopher Moorman, Professor of Forestry and … More A Fascinating Saga of Wildlife Moving to the Cities!

A Successful Hunter Must First Understand Conservation

Adults from across North Carolina might join the New Hill Hunter Education and Mentoring Program each February to simply launch their hunting careers, but they quickly learn that hunting is about so much more than the harvest.  Developed by a group of seasoned hunting education volunteer instructors in 2019 on Duke Energy property in New … More A Successful Hunter Must First Understand Conservation

Home on the Range Where the Bison and Antelope Roam!

Please join us on Thursday, March 11, 2021 at 7:00 P.M. to learn about the great conservation work of the American Prairie Reserve (APR)! Dr. Daniel Kinka, APR Wildlife Restoration Manager, will vicariously give us a tour of this incredible 3 million acre preserve in northeast Montana! Dr. Kinka will tell us about restoration of … More Home on the Range Where the Bison and Antelope Roam!