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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 […]

Winter Season – City of Burlington Lake Schedule December 2021- March 2022

Lake Cammack Park and Marina Open Saturday through Tuesday in December and January 8am – 5pm Holiday Schedule: Closed November 24-25 Closed December 22-26 Lake Mackintosh Park and Marina Closed every Monday-Tuesday December – March 13 Open 8am – 5pm Holiday Schedule: Closed December 24-26 Kayak and canoe rentals have closed for the season. John […]

Benefits of composting leaves in the Little Alamance Watershed

The past two weeks have been a blaze of color: brilliant golds, flame oranges and ruby reds. The shade trees of summer that provided relief from the heat under their canopies present glorious pageantry as we enter sweater weather. But the trees that were full of eye popping color last Monday are quickly dropping those […]

Park For Pollinators BioBlitz

PARKS FOR POLLINATORS BIOBLITZ Virtual Event September 1 – 30 Free, open to all ages Burlington Recreation & Parks is hosting a BioBlitz virtual event during the whole month of September as part of the National Parks for Pollinators campaign, which is aimed at raising public awareness of the importance of pollinators and positioning parks as national […]

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. […]

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 […]

2021 Educational Activities

Welcome to 2021 ! Sadly we are still daily living with the challenges of Covid-19. We appreciate your interest in protecting the Little Alamance Creek Watershed ! We hope as 2021 moves forward we will be able to provide more Virtual and Socially distanced Educational Resources. Here are 10 things that you can do everyday […]

Stormwater Smart and iNaturalist ” Bingo by the Creek”

This project features 16 water-related species in each of these 6 regions : Alamance County, Davidson County, Forsyth County, Guilford County, Randolph County, Rockingham County, and Greater NC (all other counties).  Try to find them all and win cool prizes along the way! Everyone in NC in invited, so feel free to share with friends […]

Online Stormwater information Resources available to use at Home

During this time one website that has many wonderful online resources for stormwater education is: Stormwater Smart! Their website is www.stormwatersmart.org

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!!  

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