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!

North Carolina Welcomes the Endangered and Iconic American Wood Stork!

Join us on Thursday, February 11, 2021 at 7:00 EST to learn about the recent emergence of endangered American Wood Storks to eastern North Carolina! This exciting story will be told by the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission’s Carmen Johnson, Coastal Waterbird Biologist and Dr. Sara Sweitzer, Assistant Chief of the Wildlife Management Division. Dr. … More North Carolina Welcomes the Endangered and Iconic American Wood Stork!