Month: March 2021


Explore the City of Graham’s Trees

Trees are so important as buffers to our local streams! Their roots filter the rainwater runoff. Their leaves shade the buffer ecosystem and protect the understory plants and animals that live there. We would like to recognize the City of Graham as it celebrates its 40 year anniversary of being a Tree City USA Community. […]

Introduction to Rain Barrels and Rain Gardens

Learn the basics of how to design and install a rain garden or a rain barrel for your home, and how these simple measures can protect our streams and wildlife. After a brief introduction to stormwater and its impacts to streams, this class will focus on choosing appropriate locations and sizes for rain barrels and […]

Invasive Zebra Mussels found in NC Aquatic Moss Balls in Burlington

RALEIGH, N.C. (March 24, 2021) – N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission officials have confirmed that aquatic moss balls contaminated by the invasive zebra mussel have been found and potentially sold in several retail outlets across North Carolina. In response, the Wildlife Commission released an informational video and an updated alert about how to destroy and discard […]