On a beautiful first day of spring (3/20/22), South Wake Conservationists conducted a very enjoyable walk on the Sal’s Branch Trail at Umstead State Park in Raleigh. Eleven nature enthusiasts enjoyed great weather and conversation. They also spotted a flock of Bufflehead ducks on Big Lake and checked on the status of a group of … More An Enjoyable Walk in the Woods!
Representatives from SWC, North Carolina Wildlife Federation and Umstead State Park planted 18 water-loving Button Bushes today in the Park’s bog. Button Bushes create beautiful pollinator-attracting blooms but need a “swampy” environment to bloom. The group also distributed Swamp Milkweed seeds in the bog!
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
with volunteers from SAS and Optima