Please join us as we weed the Bass Lake pollinator garden (located at Bass Lake picnic shelter, 1036 Bass Lake Rd., Holly Springs, NC) on Wednesday, October 5, 2022 from 9 to 11 a.m. This weeding will prepare us for a “garden renovation” on November 9, 2022! Please bring pads for kneeling, water and a … More Please Join Us for a Bass Lake “Weeding Day!”
Twenty-two kids rocked the pond at the NC Museum of Art Park this morning, Aug. 27, digging up pond muck, sorting through it, using dish pans, turkey basters, and magnifying glasses. A big shout out to the NC Museum of Art for providing access to their beautiful pond for this event, as well as to … More Adventures at the Pond’s Edge!
In support of the NC Wildlife Resources Commission’s wildlife management plan, SWC supports recruitment, retention and reactivation of new deer hunters in a variety of ways: In August, SWC delivered a series of live webinars to 1,689 NCWRC registrants. A 14-part pre-recorded new to deer hunting webinar series has also been published on the NCWF … More New to deer hunting? We can help!
Please join us on Wednesday, September 7, 2022 for a fun and productive workday at Yates Mill County Park. We will meet at 9:00 a.m. and end at 11:00 a.m. We will be taking the first step in transforming the park’s “Boulder Garden” into a beautiful “Pollinator Garden.” We will concentrate on removing weeds and … More Please Join Us for a Productive Day at the Yates Mill “Boulder Garden!”
Kids & families – Please join us on Saturday, Aug. 27th, from 9 AM-11 AM as we reprise our popular pond exploration activity, which was a big hit at Kids in Nature Day in May. We will get samples from the pond edge to discover amazing insect larvae, macro-invertebrates, amphibians, and other pond life. We will also … More Eco Kids – Explore a Pond!
Behold the creatures at night! Our Eco Kids “Moth Night” Saturday night, July 23rd, was great fun and opened everyone’s eyes to an amazing world of nature after dark. Bonnie Eamick introduced an enthusiastic group of twelve kids and fourteen adults to “mothing,” as well as discovery of other features at night, like illuminating fluorescent … More A Fun Moth Night at Bass Lake Park
Fighting to protect wildlife and the natural environment . . . Join us for this special webinar to learn about the important work the Southern Environmental Law Center is doing across the southern United States. The Southern Environmental Law Center is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit with more than 35 years of experience taking on the toughest … More Webinar w/ the Southern Environmental Law Center – Aug. 4 at 7 PM
On Saturday morning July 9, 2022, three members of the South Wake Conservationists hosted a successful “weeding party” at the Bass Lake pollinator garden. They were joined by employees and volunteers from the Activate Good volunteer organization. The North Carolina Wildlife Federation’s Conservation Coordinator also participated. The group also mulched the entire garden. Enjoy the … More South Wake Teams Up With “Activate Good” Organization to Have a Successful Weeding Day at Bass Lake Park!
We will be conducting a litter sweep on the shores of Falls Lake from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. on Friday morning July 15, 2022! We will meet at a roadside parking lot at the intersection of New Light and Ghoston Roads in Raleigh. Please bring gloves, water and appropriate footwear. We will supply litter … More Please Join Us for an Early Morning Waterfront Litter Sweep!
Kids and families are invited to join South Wake Conservationists for a fun nighttime adventure observing the amazing and beautiful world of moths. This free event, kicking off National Moth Week, is being held on Saturday July 23, 9-10 PM at the Bass Lake Park Picnic Shelter in Holly Springs. Please register below, so we … More Eco Kids – Moth Night at Bass Lake Park