Primary Category: Public Involvement

Get Hiking! at Shallow Ford Natural Area

Tuesday, September 8 at 5:30 pm Shallow Ford Natural Area 1955 Gerringer Mill Rd. Burlington, NC 27217 SPACE IS LIMITED FOR THIS HIKE. EVERY PERSON IN YOU PARTY NEEDS TO REGISTER! Grab a friend and get out for a hike in the woods! This guided, group hike is 2-2.5 miles on natural surface trail over […]

NC Stream Watch Webinar

Do you want to teach others how to use NC Stream Watch? Do you want to become more familiar with NC Stream Watch yourself? This webinar is for you! Objective: Participants will learn how to train groups to use NC Stream Watch. No Prerequisites are necessary! Come to learn about the program or come with […]

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 […]

2020 Alamance County BioThon

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

AREA Lake Updates!

Many people enjoy the local streams and lakes in the area for hiking and general recreation. During the winter the times these sites are open changes. Below is an update on a few of these: Graham-Mebane Lake 3218 Bason Road Mebane, NC  27302 Phone: (919) 563-6544 Graham-Mebane Lake closes for the season on Saturday, November 30.  […]

Get Hiking! Haw River Trail at Glencoe Paddle Access

Enjoy a winter hike along the Haw River! The hike consists of a 2-mile hike on natural surface trails (roots, rocks, etc.) over rolling terrain with a few places with uneven steps and moderate pace. Wear comfortable closed-toe walking shoes or boots. Bring a water bottle and an extra layer. Trekking poles/hiking stick recommended. All […]

Alamance Creek Week 2020

Planning is underway for the third annual Alamance Creek Week. The event will be held the week of March 28th – April 4th, 2020. Each year the week has been very successful with good participation throughout the towns and cities of Alamance County. The saying “We all live in a Watershed” is so true! What […]

Servis Creek Fall Cleanup

It’s time for our Fall Stream Cleanup! Come out and join local stormwater staff as we remove trash from Servis Creek and its tributaries. Together we can make a difference. Volunteers will be provided with trash bags, safety vests, and gloves. Come prepared to be outdoors for 2-3 hours with water, sunscreen, and close toed […]

E-Waste Free Collection- October 2019

On October 5th, 2019 stop by the Public Works Department Parking Lot for collection of electronic waste. E-waste refers to electronic items that the state bans from disposing with household trash. To visit the City of Burlington website and find out more information about E-Waste collection events click here.