Please Join Us and Our Friends From “Activate Good” for a Pollinator Garden Weeding Party!

Please join the South Wake Conservationists on Saturday, July 9, 2022 from 9 a.m. to noon for a fun day with a special group of volunteers! We will be weeding the Bass Lake Pollinator Garden with a group of teens organized by an association named Activate Good. Activate Good connects individuals, groups and companies to … More Please Join Us and Our Friends From “Activate Good” for a Pollinator Garden Weeding Party!

SWC and Brice Law Meet the Earth Day Challenge!

Every year, EarthShare matches up corporations and non-profits in both the Raleigh and Charlotte areas to participate in a variety of workdays to make a positive impact on our natural environment. This year, South Wake Conservationists was matched up with seven enthusiastic volunteers from the environmental law practice of The Law Offices of F. Bryan … More SWC and Brice Law Meet the Earth Day Challenge!

Another Successful Pollinator Garden Planting Day!

On April 1, 2022 a group of South Wake Conservationists (SWC) created a pollinator garden at Bridges Elementary and Mt. Vernon Middle Schools in Raleigh! The event was extra-special in that they were assisted by a group of very enthusiastic school students – hopefully budding conservationists! In addition, the day was initiated by a retired … More Another Successful Pollinator Garden Planting Day!

Let’s Celebrate an EarthShare Event by Creating Pollinator Gardens at Yates Mill County Park!

EarthShare is an organization that “strengthens its member organization’s capacity to preserve and enhance the natural environment.” On April 14, 2022 South Wake Conservationists will team up with employees from Bryan Brice Law in an EarthShare-sponsored event. We will meet at 1:00 p.m. at Yates Mill County Park, 4620 Lake Wheeler Road, Raleigh to create … More Let’s Celebrate an EarthShare Event by Creating Pollinator Gardens at Yates Mill County Park!

Please Join Us for the Creation of Another Schoolyard Pollinator Garden!

Please join us on Friday, April 1, 2022 for the creation of another schoolyard pollinator garden! We will be planting shade-tolerant plants at Bridges Elementary and Mt. Vernon Middle Schools, 5418 Chapel Hill Road, Raleigh, NC. The schools are located next to each other. We will start at 1:00 p.m. and conclude at 4:00 p.m. … More Please Join Us for the Creation of Another Schoolyard Pollinator Garden!

A Very Productive Pollinator Garden Workday!

On March 14, 2022 eight South Wake Conservationists enjoyed a very productive “pollinator garden party” at Raleigh’s Yates Mill County Park! They pruned dead plant material, removed lots of invasive/aggressive plants, and added a number of pollinator plants (i.e. mountain mint, anise hyssop etc.) to the garden. They will be creating several new gardens to … More A Very Productive Pollinator Garden Workday!

Bass Lake Pollinator Garden Weeding Party!

The Golden Ragworts are standing strong at the Bass Lake Pollinator Garden, 1036 Bass Lake Road, Holly Springs, NC! Let’s encourage their development by attacking the garden’s emerging weeds! We will meet from 10 a.m. to noon on Tuesday, March 22, 2022 to control the weeds! Please bring gloves, water and kneeling pads. We will … More Bass Lake Pollinator Garden Weeding Party!

Please Join Us for a Pollinator Garden Event at Yates Mill County Park!

Please join us on Monday, March 14 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Yates Mill County Park for a pollinator garden workday! This will be the first in a series of events as we team with Yates Mill officials to enhance and expand their pollinator gardens. We will be removing dead plant material, amending … More Please Join Us for a Pollinator Garden Event at Yates Mill County Park!

Mission Accomplished!

On January 28, 2022 six hardy South Wake Conservationists braved some chilly weather to give the pollinator gardens at Millbrook Magnet Elementary School in Raleigh a haircut! The group filled approximately 15 wheelbarrows of pruned plant material! They also had a fun opportunity to team up with a group of “future conservationist” students!

Let’s Enjoy a Mid-Winter School Workday!

Please join us on Friday, January 28 at 1:00 p.m. for a fun and productive outdoor pruning party at Millbrook Magnet Elementary School, 1520 East Millbrook Rd., Raleigh. We will be working in the school’s pollinator gardens cutting back dead growth, dead-heading, weeding and preparing the gardens for spring. The school will provide tools and … More Let’s Enjoy a Mid-Winter School Workday!