Twelve enthusiastic volunteers rescued approximately 30 Buttonbushes and several Chickasaw plumb trees from land near New Hill, NC that Duke Energy is going to develop into a solar farm bringing renewable energy on the grid for the benefit of their customers. After digging up the plants, volunteers picked out some to plant in their own … More Rescuing Native Plants
Four members of South Wake Conservationists collaborated with staff from Millbrook Magnet School to have a productive “weeding day” on May 5, 2021!
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
On May 1, 2021 the South Wake Conservationists teamed up with North Carolina State University to conduct a litter sweep of Lake Raleigh, which is located on NCSU’s Centennial Campus. Participants collected litter on relevant greenways, forested areas and along the lake shore (using canoes). A total of 300 pounds of trash was collected!
On April 26, 2021 four members of South Wake Conservationists and North Carolina Wildlife Federation collected 378 pounds of trash along Raleigh’s Falls Lake shoreline!
with volunteers from SAS and Optima