Happy 1-year Anniversary to the Carolina Wetlands Association!

It’s hard to believe that it was only last June that we had the first meeting of the Association and our board members were elected!  Thank to everyone who has volunteered at an event, participated in a committee and became a supporter!

Here is a list of just some of the things we accomplished:

  • Developed a mission statement and vision
  • Developed and approved our by-laws
  • Develop our logo
  • Launched a web site and pages on Facebook and LinkedIn
  • Raised over $2000 in funding
  • Successfully received our 501(3)(c) designation from the federal government – all donations are now tax-free
  • Participated in the NC Museum of Natural Sciences on Science Saturday
  • Sponsored a both at the NC Museum of Natural Science Reptile and Amphibian Day
  • Participated in Earth Day and Arbor Day celebrations in Cary, NC
  • Sponsored a table at the NC Arboretum in Chapel Hill
  • Developed our Wetland Treasures of the Carolinas and recognized five special wetlands
  • Sponsored field trip to two of our wetland treasures