Have you ever wondered what it takes to care for more than 50 exotic carnivores? Are you interested in learning about the challenges and dangers that wild cats face under private ownership and in their natural environments? Do you want to know how you can help? Then join Carolina Tiger Rescue for a tour you … More Join SWC on a Carolina Tiger Rescue Tour – Nov 21st @ 1pm
South Wake Conservationists is very proud that their nominee won the 2021 NCWF ‘s Governor’s Conservationist Achievement Award for Business Conservationist of the Year. Owner Basil Camu and his company Leaf and Limb in Raleigh broke the mold when they shifted focus from tree removal to tree preservation and habitat restoration through plantings, healing the … More SWC’s Nominee Accepts Business Conservationist of Year Award
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
South Wake Conservationists (SWC) will be joining Raleigh Parks & Recreation, Partners for Environmental Justice, and Wake County Big Sweep volunteers to help in maintaining an unique urban wetland in Raleigh on Saturday, September 25, 2021, 9 am – 12 noon. We’ll be meeting at the Walnut Creek Wetland Center located at 950 Peterson Street, … More Walnut Creek Wetland Big Sweep
Members of South Wake Conservationists, Tara Moore, Director of Conservation Partnerships with NCWF and her guests joined together on a fine morning for kayak paddling on the Cape Fear River which flows in the Atlantic Ocean near Cape Fear, from which it gets it name. Shortly after launching our kayaks from the landing at Cape … More Paddling on the Cape Fear River
Four members of South Wake Conservationists teamed up with two faculty members from Millbrook Magnet School to have a very productive morning! We not only pulled a large quantity of weeds but also made plans for adding another pollinator garden to school grounds!
Hope you can join the South Wake Conservationists on Thursday, July 29, 2021 at Millbrook Magnet Elementary School in Raleigh for a pollinator garden “beautification event!” We will meet at 7:30 a.m. and conclude at 9:30 a.m. Millbrook Elementary is located at 1520 East Millbrook Road, Raleigh, NC. Please bring water, gardening attire, sunscreen and … More Join Us for a “Millbrook Weeding Party!”
Join us at 7:00 a.m. on Wednesday, July 7, at Lincoln Heights Magnet Elementary School! We will be weeding their beautiful pollinator garden! We will start early to avoid the heat but later arrivals are welcome. Please bring comfortable “gardening attire”, water and sum protection. Trowels are also recommended to handle those pesky weeds! If … More Join Us for a “Beautify Pollinator Garden Day!”
On June 19,2021 the North Carolina Wildlife Federation (including 4 members of the South Wake Conservationists) teamed up with the Great Raleigh Cleanup Group and local resident Gus Vandermeeren to collect over 900 pounds of trash near New Bern Avenue in Raleigh! Approximately 30 volunteers participated in this highly successful initiative!
Please join us on Saturday, June 19, 2021 for a Trees4Trash event! The details are as follows: Event Date: Saturday, June 19th, from 9am to NoonLocation and Parking: Meet at Kelley Austin KinderCare, 3103 Kelley Austin Dr. in Raleigh, NC, 27610. Parking is available. We will walk down uneven terrain to the site, which is under … More Join us for a Raleigh Trees4Trash Event!