Month: April 2018


Haw River Cleanup Results and Pictures April 20, 2018

Due to the cooler weather our crowd was small, but the ones that came worked hard and had big hearts!! Thanks to River Run Outfitters for providing the Kayaks and excellent knowledge of the River. The team worked from the southern part of Goat Island, downstream to Red Slide Park in Haw River a total […]

Nature Hike at Shallow Ford Natural Area – Postponed – New Date- April 21

Bring the whole family! Join Burlington Recreation & Parks and Reptile and Amphibian Biologist Eric O’Neill on this 0.75 mile Basin Creek Trail hike. We will spend some time learning about and looking for amphibians in the creek, so wear comfortable walking or waterproof shoes or boots. Bring a water bottle. All ages welcome. Ages 16 […]

Earth Day Paddle Cleanup – Red Slide Park

Come volunteer to help keep the Haw River clean! Participants must be 16 or older, and you MUST register to sign-up. Boats will be lauched at the Red Slide Park Access in Haw River. We will do some on-foot trash collection around the access and then head upstream from the access in kayaks to cleanup […]

Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event

Free event is sponsored by the Alamance County Landfill. Co-sponsors are Cooperative Extension Service and NC Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services Pesticide Disposal Assistance Program. Household Generated Waste Only – NO Commerical/Business Waste Accepted Types of hazardous waste accepted: • Latex & oil based paint and spray paint • Household cleaners, drain openers, toilet […]

Little Alamance Creek Clean Up Pictures 2018

Here are some pictures of our wonderful morning we had on March 17, 2018 at the creek cleanup. The weather turned out nice and we were able to break into two separate teams. Overall collecting 800 lbs of trash and 15 tires.   .

Little Alamance Creek Cleanup Results March 2018

We had a wonderful group of people at our March 17, 2018 Creek Cleanup. We divided into two teams, with one team at Little Alamance Creek that cleaned 3,653 feet of stream and the other at Boyd Creek (Bowden Branch) in Graham that cleaned 2,175 feet of stream. Total collected was 800 lbs of trash, 15 […]