South Wake Conservationists will be very busy this autumn enhancing or creating pollinator gardens throughout Wake County. These events will typically start at 9:00 a.m. and will conclude either 11 a.m. or noon. We hope you can join us as we beautify the county! Below is our schedule. Each event will be posted separately on … More Join Us for a Very Active Pollinator Garden Season!
On September 7, 2022 a group of volunteers from South Wake Conservationists teamed up with representatives from the North Carolina Wildlife Federation and Yates Mill County Park to perform a vigorous weeding of the park’s Boulder Garden. In addition to removing large quantities of weeds and invasive plants, the group encountered a a thriving wildlife … More Step One in Transforming the “Boulder Garden” into a Pollinator Garden!
Please join us on Wednesday, September 7, 2022 for a fun and productive workday at Yates Mill County Park. We will meet at 9:00 a.m. and end at 11:00 a.m. We will be taking the first step in transforming the park’s “Boulder Garden” into a beautiful “Pollinator Garden.” We will concentrate on removing weeds and … More Please Join Us for a Productive Day at the Yates Mill “Boulder Garden!”
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!
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!
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!
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!
On December 12, 2021 the South Wake Conservationists sponsored a 3+ mile nature walk at beautiful Yates Mill County Park in Raleigh, NC. Fifteen nature enthusiasts enjoyed great weather, enjoyable companionship and wildlife which included deer, a snake, a flock of Ruddy Ducks, Hooded Mergansers and a group of very vocal Red-shouldered Hawks!