South Wake Conservationists’ goal is to conserve and improve wildlife habitat and diversity through conservation projects and outreach. They host many events for both adults and kids.
One of South Wake Conservationists’ popular programs is Eco Kids. The mission of Eco Kids is to engage the younger generation to develop a lifelong appreciation of the natural habitat and wildlife, and to learn, explore and have fun in the outdoors.
Events include nature hikes, nature crafts, gardens for wildlife and more.
South Wake Conservationists presents programs for both adult and children.
Eco Kids: Waterfowl Walk & Sketch
Saturday, February 10, 2024 (rescheduled date, due to weather)
10 to 11:30 a.m.
900 Bass Lake Road, Holly Springs, NC
Join the South Wake Conservationists for a kids and family oriented event where we’ll identify various species of waterfowl at Bass Lake in Holly Springs and sketch what we see! Art supplies will be provided but please bring binoculars if you have them. Be sure to dress warmly – we don’t have feathers to keep us warm!
Turtle Talk: Native Turtles of Wake County
Thursday, March 7, 2024
7 to 8:30 p.m.
Bass Lake Conference Room (Zoom option, too)
900 Bass Lake Road, Holly Spring, NC
From the VIPs (Very Important Pond-dwellers) to the troublemaking invasive species, join the South Wake Conservationists as they navigate through the shell-tastic landscape that is Wake County. Don’t miss the conservation scoop on how to ensure a bright future for these slow and steady locals. It’s a shell of a ride you won’t want to miss!
Unveiling the secrets of Wake County’s turtles is Sarah Goldsmith, our presenter and passionate wildlife conservationist. Drawing from her background in environmental education and her role at Wake County Parks, Recreation, and Open Spaces, Sarah brings a perfect blend of expertise and enthusiasm to the world of turtles. Join us for an immersive exploration into the lives of these shelled wonders that call Wake County home.
The talk will be followed by a social, light refreshments and a raffle.