Deer Donation Program is Exceeding Expected Volume and Needs Your Help

The SWC Deer Donation Program has delivered enough nutritious ground venison to provide more than 50,000 meals to families in need through community-based food programs in Wake, Harnett, and Lee counties! This year is already exceeding expectations significantly in terms of deer donations from local hunters, which means more food for more families. As a … More Deer Donation Program is Exceeding Expected Volume and Needs Your Help

Help collect 100,000 Native Tree Seeds!

Project Pando is a volunteer-driven tree nursery that sustainably grows native trees to give to the public for free. NC Wildlife Federation’s 2021 Business Conservationist of the Year was awarded to Leaf and Limb founder Basil Camu, who created this concept that will proliferate the planting of native trees by giving away saplings grown from … More Help collect 100,000 Native Tree Seeds!

SWC Now Hosting a CWD Testing Drop-Off Site

The Harnett Area Deer Donation Site, hosted by South Wake Conservationists, not only stands ready to serve our communities by accepting legally-harvested deer for donation to North Carolina Hunters for the Hungry, it now serves as an official North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission CWD Testing Drop-Off Site.  Hunters from South Wake, Harnett, and surrounding counties … More SWC Now Hosting a CWD Testing Drop-Off Site

Our 4th Mayor’s Monarch Pledge in Wake County and Counting!

Did you know that June 21-27 is National Pollinator Week in the town of Morrisville?  Thanks to some local students, Morrisville’s Mayor TJ Cawley, made the recent proclamation after signing the Mayor’s Monarch Pledge.  Each year, 3rd grade students from Pine Springs Preparatory Academy (PSPA) in Holly Springs embark on a letter writing campaign targeting … More Our 4th Mayor’s Monarch Pledge in Wake County and Counting!

Lincoln Heights Elementary Earns Award

For exemplary efforts during the past two years despite setbacks by COVID-19, Lincoln Heights Environmental Connections Magnet Elementary School in Fuquay-Varina, NC has earned the “Watershed Stewardship School Award” from their local Wake Soil and Water Conservation District. South Wake Conservationists, a chapter of the North Carolina Wildlife Federation, along with other community partners, worked … More Lincoln Heights Elementary Earns Award