Month: December 2019


AREA Lake Updates!

Many people enjoy the local streams and lakes in the area for hiking and general recreation. During the winter the times these sites are open changes. Below is an update on a few of these: Graham-Mebane Lake 3218 Bason Road Mebane, NC  27302 Phone: (919) 563-6544 Graham-Mebane Lake closes for the season on Saturday, November 30.  […]

Residential Recycling

Residential Recycling For additional questions call: WASTE INDUSTRIES – ph.(336) 229-0525 Solid Waste Division – ph.(336) 222-5111 In Burlington: All carts and materials need to be placed at the street by 7:00am and removed by 7:00pm on your collection day. Carts should be located 5 feet away from any obstructions, garbage cart, mail box, shrubbery, […]

Get Hiking! Haw River Trail at Glencoe Paddle Access

Enjoy a winter hike along the Haw River! The hike consists of a 2-mile hike on natural surface trails (roots, rocks, etc.) over rolling terrain with a few places with uneven steps and moderate pace. Wear comfortable closed-toe walking shoes or boots. Bring a water bottle and an extra layer. Trekking poles/hiking stick recommended. All […]

NC Stream Watch

If you like to learn and do, NC Stream Watch is for you!   Learn about water quality and put your local stream on the map!  NC Stream Watch participants adopt a section of a local stream or creek and commit to two brief assessments and cleanups over the course of one year. Contact Danica Heflin […]

Alamance Creek Week 2020

Planning is underway for the third annual Alamance Creek Week. The event will be held the week of March 28th – April 4th, 2020. Each year the week has been very successful with good participation throughout the towns and cities of Alamance County. The saying “We all live in a Watershed” is so true! What […]