On November 28,2022 the South Wake Conservationists (SWC) had a fun and very productive day at Yates Mill County Park! Six determined conservationists pulled weeds, removed lots of invasive plants and trees and trimmed back dead growth at one of the park’s pollinator gardens. They also spread seeds and encountered two interesting occupants of the … More Helping the Habitat at Yates Mill Park!
Last spring we installed a beautiful pollinator garden at Yates Mill County Park. Now that same garden is asking for some weeding and invasive plant removal. Please join us on Tuesday, November 29, 2022 at 1:00 p.m. to accomplish those tasks! We will carry on until 3:00 p.m. Yates Mill is located at 4620 Lake … More Please Join Us at Yates Mill County Park!
On October 28, 2022 the South Wake Conservationists had a very productive planting day at Yates Mill County Park in Raleigh! We planted a wide variety of native plants in the Boulder Garden. In addition, we also planted a large number of Common Milkweed in adjacent gardens. Thanks to Bob, Reagan, Luke, Courtney, and Bill … More A Fun and Successful Planting Day at Yates Mill County Park!
On October 28, 2022 the South Wake Conservationists added two pollinator gardens to their list of accomplishments. The gardens were located at Crowder County Park. Thanks to Reagan, Luke, Bill, Bob S. and Bob B. for their hard and dedicated work. We also enjoyed partnering with the “Cooking Up Character” organization, who provided an opportunity … More A Beautiful Day for Creating Pollinator Gardens!
Please join us on Friday, October 28, 2022 at 9:00 a.m. as we create another pollinator garden! This time up it will be Yates Mill County Park’s Boulder Garden! Yes, we will be adding native plants in close proximity to “rocky outcroppings!” Please bring knee pads, gloves and water. Tools will be provided. We will … More Please Join Us On October 28 as We Decorate the Boulder Garden!
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!