Responsible Party: NCDOT

2020 Alamance Creek Week Events – Postponed Indefinitely.

The 2020 Alamance Creek Week Events will be postponed indefinitely!  We recommend that everyone do their part and practice social distancing during this unprecedented time. Currently we do not have any revised dated but we will keep everyone updated.  Thank you for your interest and please stay safe and healthy!!  

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 […]

Little Alamance Creek Clean Up Results, April 2017

We had a wonderful group of people at our April 22nd 2017 Little Alamance Clean Up.  We cleaned 1.39 miles of stream, and collected 738 pounds of trash!

Little Alamance Creek Clean Up Pictures 2017

Here are some pictures of our wonderful morning cleaning the creek. The weather cooperated and we had some beautiful scenery and saw some critters along the way, including a box turtle, a banded water snake, and some raccoon tracks. Most of these pictures are from Boyd Creek within the Little Alamance Creek watershed.  

Stream Clean Up April 22, 2017

The City of Burlington, City of Graham and NCDOT plans to provide a stream side clean up of Little Alamance Creek and its tributaries. Please join all three partners to make a difference to water quality! Click on this Clean Up Flyer for more information.

Burlington Times News Article

We are excited to see that the Burlington Times News published an article on the Little Alamance Creek Healthy Streams Cooperative on January 31st 2017. Check it out!

NCDOT retrofits the I-40/85 & Maple Ave interchange to protect Little Alamance Creek

The average motorist passing by the interchange of I-40/85 and Maple Avenue may not notice NCDOT’s latest efforts to protect Little Alamance Creek because most of the action happens below ground!  To the casual observer the grassy area within the interchange appears much the same as it always has, but with one important exception, the […]

Percent of Buffers Protected

100% of buffers within the Little Alamance Creek watershed are protected by The City of Burlington, and The City of Graham’s Riparian Buffer Protection Ordinances which are a requirement of the Jordan Lake Rules, enacted in 2009.

Boyd Creek Stream Clean Up Results

The Boyd Creek Stream Clean Up held on April 16, 2016 was a great success! Over 26 volunteers helped remove more than 1,800 pounds of trash, 8 tires and 4 bicycles frames from 1.4 miles of the stream. A special thanks to the City of Graham for hosting, NCDOT for trash bags, gloves and safety […]

Little Alamance Creek Website Launched

The City of Burlington, City of Graham, and NCDOT are pleased to announce the release of the Little Alamance Creek Watershed website. The website, as part of a Healthy Streams Cooperative, can be found at and is centered on improving the water quality within Little Alamance Creek. Burlington, Graham, and NCDOT have been working […]