On February 25, 2023 16 conservationists conducted a highly productive litter sweep of the Cape Fear watershed in Lillington, NC! The group collected 804 pounds of litter, which will not be swept into the Cape Fear River! The sweep was organized by the South Wake Conservationists in concert with the North Carolina Wildlife Federation.
On January 29, 2003 the South Wake Conservationists joined forces with the North Carolina Wildlife Federation and Friends of the Mountain to Sea Trail to conduct a very productive litter sweep at the Ellerbe Creek section of Falls Lake in Durham, NC! Several hundred pounds of litter were collected (conservative estimate)! The litter portrayed in … More South Wake Conservationists Participate in Very Productive Litter Sweep!
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!
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
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!
On May 24, 2021, four members of the South Wake Conservationists (SWC) collected 75 pounds of trash and also worked on the pollinator garden at Lincoln Heights Magnet School in Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina. SWC members planted a few small pollinator plants, added considerable compost to the garden and performed various weeding chores.
On April 26, 2021 four members of South Wake Conservationists and North Carolina Wildlife Federation collected 378 pounds of trash along Raleigh’s Falls Lake shoreline!
Please join us on Monday, April 26 for a trash pickup event at the intersection of New Light and Ghoston Roads in north Raleigh. The event will begin at 9:30 a.m. and conclude at noon. Parking will be available on the left of the New Light roadside (heading north) just before you cross the bridge … More Falls Lake Litter Sweep
with volunteers from SAS and Optima