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!
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.
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 […]
On Saturday Nov. 5th the City of Burlington in partnership with the Burlington Kiwanis Club performed a stream clean up in the Little Alamance Creek Watershed. 43 volunteers from the Kiwanis, Bartlett-Yancey High School, Elon University Circle K, Western Alamance High School, Williams High School, Alamance Burlington Early College, Stormwater SMART staff and City Water […]
The City of Graham has been apart of the Jordan Lake Rules since there creation in 2009, and recently submitted their annual report, which helps supply important information about the communities within the Jordan Lake watershed to the Department of Environmental Quality.
The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality (NC DEQ) 319 program, North Carolina State University, City of Burlington, and HydroVault Systems Inc. will be constructing an underground infiltration system at the Alamance County YMCA. This underground infiltration system will structurally support the overlaying ground surface and will be filled a proprietary media that is designed to […]
The North Carolina Clean Water Management Trust Fund (CWMTF), North Carolina State University, and the city of Burlington will be constructing the state’s first permeable curb and gutter adjacent to the United States Post Office along South Broad Street. This permeable curb and gutter will be hydraulically connected to a proprietary street tree system that will […]
The City of Burlington and the Alamance County Cooperative Extension have installed a rain garden at their office to help promote installation and educational opportunities throughout Little Alamance Creek Watershed. Please read the article in the Alamance Gardener newsletter.