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Little Alamance Creek Cleanup Results March 2018

City Park BMP Tour & HydroVault Demonstration

Park Bridge Closing Notice

The bridge connecting Indian Valley and Great Bend Park is temporarily closed due to flood damage. For more information contact the Alamance County Recreation Department at (336) 229-2410.    

Burlington, Elon and Gibsonville experience significant flooding

Over five inches of rainfall fell on Friday, August 3, 2018 in the Town of Elon and parts of Burlington and Gibsonville. This rainfall event was particularly strong between 2:30 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. and brought the area’s two-week total of rainfall to approximately nine inches. Later Friday night Elon police warned people about traveling […]

Willowbrook Creek Water Quality Sampling

Staff from Stormwater Smart, City of Burlington Stormwater Department and Alley, Williams, Carmen and King, Inc on August 4th, 2018 spent a Saturday morning with teachers and students from the ABSS Early College looking at the water quality in Willowbrook Creek, a tributary to Little Alamance Creek that is currently under restoration. The event fell […]

2019 Alamance Creek Week – April 6th – 13th, 2019

Mark your calender’s for next years Alamance Creek Week ! The new dates will be: April 6th – 13th, 2019. The new dates will allow for warmer temperatures for the events, and are planned not to conflict with local school and university spring breaks. The 2018 Event was a huge success, with over 30 different […]

Compost your Grass Clippings

Its that wonderful mowing season once again! We all want that beautiful yard for summer cookouts and family enjoyment. Remember grass clippings can be a great addition to the nutrients in your soil. Do not rake or blow them into the street where they become a hazard to motorcycle riders! But most of all they […]

Burlington 50/50 Cost Share Program

Do you live in the watershed and have a drainage problem? Or maybe you’re interested in improving the environment while improving your yard? Have you heard of the City of Burlington’s 50/50 program? The 50/50 program provides an opportunity for homeowners within the City to partner with the City to improve drainage on private property. […]

Altamahaw-Ossipee Paddle Access Closed For Indeterminate Time

Altamahaw-Ossipee paddle access will be closed for an indeterminate time during construction of the new bridge on HWY 87 N

Crafty Recyclable Collection – Burlington Parks and Recreation

Specific recyclable & reusable items are being collected at the Burlington Recreation & Parks Main Office to be used throughout youth programs for arts & crafts, as well as nature and gardening activities for children of all ages. Please make sure donated items are empty & clean. Items needed include: paper towel tubes (no toilet […]

Haw River Cleanup Results and Pictures April 20, 2018

Due to the cooler weather our crowd was small, but the ones that came worked hard and had big hearts!! Thanks to River Run Outfitters for providing the Kayaks and excellent knowledge of the River. The team worked from the southern part of Goat Island, downstream to Red Slide Park in Haw River a total […]

Little Alamance Creek Clean Up Pictures 2018

Here are some pictures of our wonderful morning we had on March 17, 2018 at the creek cleanup. The weather turned out nice and we were able to break into two separate teams. Overall collecting 800 lbs of trash and 15 tires.   .

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