Month: June 2018


11th Annual Yee-Haw! River Paddle

11th Annual YeeHaw! River Paddle June 30th, 2018 A benefit for the Haw River Trail Family & Beginners’ Paddle 11:00am-12:00pm Check-in 10:30am-11:00am Indian Valley Drive Paddle Access 930 Indian Valley Dr, Burlington, NC 27217 Parking available at large Golf Course Parking lot. YeeHaw! River Paddle 9:30am-finish Check-in from 9:00am-9:30am Shallow Ford Natural Area (1955 Gerringer […]

Less FOG for less CLOG!

This excerpt is from the Burlington CityWorks Newsletter. To see the full article click here. Resources on this topic can always be found at

Father’s Day at the Lake

Come join us for a fun filled evening at Graham-Mebane Lake and celebrate Dad and all he does! You and your family can play on paddleboards, kayaks or canoes! Partake in some competition with cornhole, giant jenga, kan jam, and other yard games! Let us grill up some hamburgers and hotdogs for you and your […]


Turn scraps into garden gold by making your own worm composting bin. Recycling protects the environment and promotes water quality benefits!! The $10 fee covers the cost of materials including the worms, but you must register to make a bin. Sign up here:  Or – Call the Cooperative Extension Office – 336-570-6740

Intro To Kayaking

This is a class for new or beginner paddlers to build confidence and skills on the water. Class will cover the basics of kayaking: water safety, fitting PFD and kayak, getting in/out of the boat, launching from shore, proper and efficient paddle strokes. Half the class is on the land and half on the water. […]

Free E-Waste Collection-June 2018

On June 2nd, 2018 stop at the Public Works Department Parking Lot for collection of electronic waste. E-waste refers to electronic items that the state bans from disposing with household trash. To view the City Works newsletter where this event has been posted click here.