We finally got our tray of 28 swamp milkweed plants where they belong – in the sun with wet clay at their feet. These three-foot plants came from the NCWF Clean and Green Program and were planted along the shore of Bass Lake by Monty and Bill, assisted by Bass Lake Park’s Melinda London, Program … More Planting Swamp Milkweed at Bass Lake Park
SWC members are whipping the three pollinator gardens they built in the local area into shape this Fall: Lincoln Heights Elementary School, Fuquay-Varina, NC; Millbrook Elementary School, Raleigh, NC and the Big Lake in William B. Umstead State Park, Raleigh, NC. As the new pollinator plants grow to fill the spaces established, so have the … More Out with the weeds, in with the seeds!
South Wake Conservationists’ (SWC) volunteers have planted three native pollinator gardens this last Spring in the Triangle area – Lincoln Heights Elementary School, Fuquay-Varina, NC; Millbrook Elementary School, Raleigh, NC and at the Big Lake in William B. Unstead State Park, Raleigh, NC. Join SWC to help keep the native plants thriving to provide the … More Pollinator Garden Workdays
On Monday, May 24, 8:30 am – 11:30 am, South Wake Conservationists’ volunteers will be gathering with school staff to pick up trash along Bridge St. in Fuquay-Varina, NC. Lincoln Heights Elementary School, 307 Bridge St., have adopted this street as part of the NCDOT Adopt-A-Highway Program. After collecting the litter along the street, we’ll … More Street Cleanup and Pollinator Garden Maintenance
Join South Wake Conservationists’ volunteers and the Art Park’s staff for a Trees-4-Trash native pollinator planting event at the NC Museum of Art Park, 2110 Blue Ridge Rd, Raleigh, NC 27607 on May 21, 2021, 9:00 am – 12 pm. Trees4Trash is a collaborative program of North Carolina Wildlife Federation and Plastic Ocean Project that … More NC Museum of Art Park Pollinator Planting Event
On 5/8/21, Saturday, 9:00 am – 11:00 pm. South Wake Conservationists will be having a native plant rescue on Duke Energy property in New Hill, NC near the intersection of US-1 S and New Hill Holleman Rd. We are rescuing these plants because the land is going to be developed. There are about 40 native … More Native Plant Rescue Event
South Wake Conservationists and Bull City Trailblazers will be participating as non-profit partners in Earthshare’s Corporate Earth Day Challenge event on April 15, 1-4 pm at William B. Umstead State Park. Volunteers from SAS, Optima Engineering, SWC and BCT chapter members will gather at the Park to plant native pollinator plants and pick up trash … More Join South Wake Conservationists and Bull City Trailblazers in Earthshare’s Corporate Earth Day Challenge event at William B. Umstead State Park