Responsible Party: Burlington

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 […]

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 […]

2022 Alamance Creek Week

Alamance Creek Week: May 14-21,2022 Alamance Creek Week is a way of learning more about the creeks, streams, and rivers that connect our communities here in Alamance County. It’s a weeklong series of activities like creek cleanups, Trivia Night, citizen science groups, family fishing clinics, seed planting, and more! More information to come, But mark […]

Household Hazardous Waste Collection Spring 2022

Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event Upcoming 2022 Collection Date: Saturday, April 30, 2022 Hours:8:00 a.m. until 12:00 Noon (Rain or Shine) Location:    Burlington Fire and Police Training Facility – 128 Stone Quarry Rd., Haw River, NC 27258 Household Generated Waste Only – NO Commercial/Business Waste Accepted Types of hazardous waste accepted: • Latex & oil based […]

Project Learning Tree

Trees are such an important part of the Little Alamance Creek Watershed. This training is excellent for teachers and scout leaders to learn how to teach the importance of protecting and identifying trees to students in the K – 12 grades. Project Learning Tree Explore Your Environment K-8 Workshop Saturday, March 12, 2022 9am – […]

We LOVE natives! How to identify, control and eradicate our invasive plants

Invasive plants can be a real issue in areas along Little Alamance Creek. This virtual workshop may give you ideas on their control. Join us for an exciting virtual environmental lecture series held every 2nd Monday of the month. With a new topic each month, there is something for everyone. We will have professionals and […]

Enhancing Outdoor Living Spaces with Native Plants

While we are stuck indoors this winter, also due to the continued issues of Covid-19., its nice to think of the spring planting season and in the Little Alamance Creek watershed some of the best plants to plant in your yard are our native species of plants. Steve Windham, Founder of Root & Branch Gardens, […]

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