A wonderful celebration was held for 125 third-grade students at Pine Springs Preparatory Academy in Holly Springs Tuesday (May 24). These are the students that wrote letters to mayors in Wake County this spring, which resulted in every municipality in Wake County having committed to the NWF Mayor’s Monarch Pledge. What an amazing achievement, and … More Mayor’s Monarch Pledge Celebration for Wake County Third Graders
Thanks to a generous donation offered this month by Micro Summit Processors, a USDA-inspected meat processor located in Micro, NC, SWC was able to support the mission of the Harnett Food Pantry, Harnett County Partnership for Children, and the Harnett Emergency Food and Shelter Program by coordinating receipt of more than 900 pounds of high-quality … More Feeding Local Families in Their Time of Need
Fourteen of Chad Chandler’s friends joined in celebration with Chad and his wife Vicky Monday evening, thanking him for his many years of service in the role of Chapter President of South Wake Conservationists. Chad led the chapter from 2015 through 2021 and helped guide it from its early days as a chapter to the … More Appreciation for Chad Chandler
Thanks to a multi-year letter-writing campaign by local children, grades 1-5, led by South Wake Conservationists’ Katie Thompson, every town and city in Wake County has now signed the NWF Mayor’s Monarch Pledge! This is a significant commitment to conservation actions on an ongoing basis by each municipality, and it will have a major impact … More Home Run for Monarchs in Wake County!
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
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!
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
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!
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