Neuse River Hawks chapter president Debbie wrote an article on grasses and their winter benefit. The Wake Weekly published it on the last page of the sports section. You can access a copy of the article by clicking here.
The Neuse River Hawks January meeting will be held at Forest Ridge Park on January 16th at 1PM. Agenda can be found here.
This is kind of old news to some, but for those who aren't aware, the Milburnie Dam has been breached and the Neuse River is free-flowing again, from the ocean, clear to Falls Lake Dam. The americanrivers.org article can be found here. A very interesting drone video can be found here.
In late December 2017 a birdhouse inventory was conducted in Joyner Park, located in Wake Forest, NC, to determine location, condition, nesting, and any work needing to be done. A map of birdhouse locations, along with photos and notes can be found at this location. The spreadsheet used to generate this map may be downloaded from here.
Forest Ridge Park, Raleigh N.C. has been designated as an official site on the Butterfly Highway by the North Carolina Wildlife Federation. Click here to visit the North Carolina Wildlife Federation Butterfly Highway website.
The meeting was held at Forest Ridge Park at 1:00 on the 19th. 2100 Old 98 Highway. The agenda can be found here.
Dirt Day 4/7/2018. Last Year we sold Orchard Mason bee houses and gave away seeds. Arbor Day 4/28/2018. Last year we had a table and tried to help with the tree trail. NCWF Great Outdoors University 5/19/2018. The university is hosting an event at Walnut Creek Wetland Park in Raleigh. We would be co-hosts. It … Continue reading Upcoming Events To Remember
The Winter Edition of your Native Plant News is here! Please read and enjoy, and may you have a safe and blessed holiday season! Sincerely, Julie Higgie, editor NC Native Plant Society
There were 3 articles of interest in the News and Observer and Baltimore Sun. The first article was written by Grant Sizemore entitled "We need laws to control the feral cat crisis". This article cites the threat to wildlife communities and especially birds. The second article is by D. Ryan Schurtz entitled "A Walk in … Continue reading Recent Articles of Wildlife Interest
. . . and the Wind that Enhances Their Beauty by Debbie Ludas, member of Neuse River Hawks, local chapter of the North Carolina Wildlife Federation. Some of you may have heard the term, "winter interest". This is a phrase used by gardeners who like to enjoy their garden all year long. It is easy … Continue reading The Grasses of Winter. . .