Altamahaw-Ossipee paddle access will be closed for an indeterminate time during construction of the new bridge on HWY 87 N
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 […]
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 […]
We had a wonderful group of people at our March 17, 2018 Creek Cleanup. We divided into two teams, with one team at Little Alamance Creek that cleaned 3,653 feet of stream and the other at Boyd Creek (Bowden Branch) in Graham that cleaned 2,175 feet of stream. Total collected was 800 lbs of trash, 15 […]
On August 1st, 2017 the City of Graham was approved by the NC Division of Water Infrastructure for a $2.5 million dollar replacement of the City’s Boyd Creek Pump Station. The Boyd Creek Pump Station is almost 60 years old and has been the source of several sanitary sewer overflows throughout it’s history. The City’s […]
Stormwater Smart worked with 63 students at Ray Street Academy in Graham in January 2017. The presentations and outreach included using the Enviroscape, How Wet is Our Planet, and the NC Watershed Game. Ray Street Academy is an alternative school with students throughout Alamance County including within the Little Alamance Creek watershed. The Enviroscape is […]
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.