Join us as we explore the winter in the woods, Sat., Jan. 28, 10:00 AM-12:00 Noon at Harris Energy & Environmental Center in New Hill, NC. We’ll learn how to identify some animal tracks and then enjoy a mile-long hike as we seek evidence of animals that live in the forest. Follow the trail along … More Eco Kids: Winter Discovery Hike for Animal Signs
Help celebrate our conservation partner Triangle Land Conservancy’s, 40th anniversary with a special event at the NC Museum of Natural History on Feb. 15, 5:30-8:30 PM. TLC’s Wild Ideas series provides a unique venue where attendees can hear from leading voices and experts in the community. The speakers share innovative ideas and share tips to … More Triangle Land Conservancy WILD Ideas Feb. 15
Join NCWF and Wake County Tues., Jan. 31, 10 AM – 1 PM, as we return to Turnipseed Nature Preserve to supplement a prior planting with the addition of shortleaf pine (Pinus echinata) seedlings. Planting trees has numerous benefits for the environment with their ability to improve soil and water conditions, sequester carbon, moderate climate, … More Shortleaf Pine Tree Planting at Turnipseed Nature Preserve
Join NCWF and local chapters on Jan. 7, 2023, 8:30 – 10:00 AM, as we take a birding tour of the NC Museum of Art Park in Raleigh with Ranger Chantal Taunton. We will slowly walk through the park and enjoy the wonderful avian diversity that the North Carolina Piedmont has to offer in winter. Participants are … More Guided Bird Tour at the Art Park
A donation to the South Wake Conservationists’ Harnett Area Deer Donation Site this evening was as rewarding as it gets: A father took his daughter and son hunting for the first time today. This family was thrilled to have created a memory they will never forget, and grateful for the opportunity to share their harvest … More SWC is Taking Aim against Hunger
On December 9, 2022 four dedicated South Wake Conservationists gave the plants at Lincoln Heights Elementary School’s pollinator garden a much-needed trimming! Various tools were used to trim back dead growth, remove stubborn weeds and distribute seeds. The garden should now be ready for a vigorous “re-birth” in a few months! Thanks to Bill, Courtney, … More Another Fun and Successful Day at Lincoln Heights!
While the mission of this NCWF South Wake Conservationists chapter deer donation site is to promote responsible deer management and taking aim against hunger, we set aside one day each season to help develop the next generation of NC deer hunters. Working in collaboration with the New Hill Hunter Education and Mentoring Program, Opportunity Outdoors, … More SWC Deer Program Extends its Community Reach
On November 28,2022 the South Wake Conservationists (SWC) had a fun and very productive day at Yates Mill County Park! Six determined conservationists pulled weeds, removed lots of invasive plants and trees and trimmed back dead growth at one of the park’s pollinator gardens. They also spread seeds and encountered two interesting occupants of the … More Helping the Habitat at Yates Mill Park!
Please join us on Friday afternoon, December 9, 2022 at 1:00 p.m. as we tackle the weeds and invasive plants at Lincoln Heights Elementary School, 307 Bridge Street, Fuquay-Varina! This garden is an old friend and has had some beautiful blooms but it now needs a haircut! Please bring clippers and a trowel if you … More Please Join Us for a Pollinator Garden afternoon!
SWC members enjoyed meeting with the public at the Good Hope Farm Harvest Fest in Cary on a chilly but bright fall afternoon on Nov. 19. Our theme was about protecting endangered and threatened animals, and we shared information and led activities with both adults and children. It was great to see the level of … More Getting the Endangered Animals Message out at the Good Hope Farm Harvest Fest