Responsible Party: Burlington

2023 Alamance Creek Week

Planning is underway for this year’s Creek Week. This is an Annual event that brings attention to the importance of our streams and rivers in Alamance County. This years event theme will be “The Year of the Trail” to tie in with efforts to get people outdoors across the state. We are lucky here in […]

Little Alamance Creek Clean-Up

Register here! Calling individuals, groups and organizations to lend a hand and help clean up Little Alamance Creek at Burlington City Park! Volunteers will meet at the parking lot of the Homebuilders Shelter/Softball Hall of Fame in City Park for instructions, supplies and pick up their t-shirts. Volunteers should come prepared wearing work clothes and closed-toed shoes […]

Burlington’s Free E-Waste Collection Day

Operation Medicine Drop

Burlington Police Department-NC Operation Medicine Drop 💊 Citizens are encouraged to safely dispose of unused or expired medications as a part of Operation Medicine Drop,  a partnership of North Carolina Safe Kids, led by the NC Department of Insurance, the State Bureau of Investigation, and the Drug Enforcement Agency. During Operation Medicine Drop events, people can drop off over-the-counter drugs, prescriptions, […]

Burlington’s Free E-Waste Collection Day

Protect the Environment and little Alamance Creek by properly disposing of your E-Waste!! SATURDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2022 9:00AM-2:00PM 234 E. SUMMIT AVENUE (PUBLIC WORKS PARKING LOT) ACCEPTED Items Home Electronics Personal Computers Personal Electronics Other Electronics NOT ACCEPTED Batteries White Goods/Appliances Air Conditioning Units Other Non-Electronic Items *All alkaline batteries must be removed from electronic […]

Girl Scout Trail Clean up at South Graham Park

We would like to thank the Girl Scout’s Team for their trail cleanup on September 17, 2022 at South Graham Park. South Graham Park trail is bordered by the Little Alamance Creek. A Scout member is working on her Girl Scout Gold Award. For her project she is organizing the cleanup and coordinating a future […]

Don’t Waste It! Workshop (Piedmont Section)

  DON’T WASTE IT! WORKSHOP (PIEDMONT SECTION) Saturday, Jun 11, 2022 10 AM to 4 PM Don’t Waste It! is an educator guide to waste management, recycling, composting, and waste reduction, which includes 11 lessons covering five themes: municipal solid waste, recycling, plastics, composting, and landfills. Don’t Waste It! is for both formal and non-formal educators […]

Project Wet

This local workshop is a great way to learn about ways to teach students the value of water conservation. As part of Creek Week, come to this water education workshop. Laine Roberts, Public Education Coordinator with Water Resources City of Greensboro will share hands-on activities about storm water, the water cycle, water careers and more. […]

Alamance Creek Week Activities

The “Search for Salamanders Workshop” an event held during Alamance Creek Week (May 14-21, 2022) was at South Graham Park.  A great learning opportunity for Alamance County youth. Kids had a chance to get in Little Alamance Creek and see the aquatic critters that live there. They also got to learn about water quality and […]

Little Alamance Creek Cleanup

Little Alamance Creek Cleanup Saturday, May 14 from 9 am – 12 noon Calling individuals, groups and organizations to lend a hand and help us do a clean sweep of Little Alamance Creek at Willowbrook Park and at City Park. The cleanup kicks off Alamance Creek Week! Meet at the Commons Building at Willowbrook Park […]