Little Alamance Creek Cleanup Results March 2018

City Park BMP Tour & HydroVault Demonstration

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

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!!  

Soil Sampling Resources in the Little Alamance Creek Watershed

Spring is around the corner and we often think about getting our yards ready for summer activities. Over applying fertilizers to your yard can cause negative effects in the creeks below your home if rain water carries fertilizer into them.  One way to avoid this is to soil test to see what you actually need […]

Graham Smoke Testing of Sanitary Sewer Lines

FEBRUARY 5, 2020 The City of Graham Utilities Department will be conducting non-toxic smoke testing of the sanitary sewer system during the hours of 7:00 am -6:00 pm Monday through Friday from February 10 to May 10, 2020. The focus of this study will be the sanitary sewer systems located alongside and in the vicinity […]

Mackintosh Lake Clean-Up

Location: Guilford Mackintosh Park & Marina Ages: 16 and up. Minors must be accompanied by a participating adult. Fee: Free, but registration will be required – Check here for event updates! Time/Date: Coming spring 2020! Come help us keep our lake clean and beautiful! Burlington Recreation & Parks along with Burlington’s Storm Water Division and […]