Primary Category: Public Involvement

Alamance Creek Week Haw River Paddle Cleanup

Join fellow paddlers on a Haw River paddle from the Great Bend Park to the Indian Valley Dam area to help in cleaning up trash and items found in this section of the river.  Kayaks are free and provided by River Run Outfitters. There is a limit of 15 Kayaks so call early to save […]

City of Graham Wastewater Treatment Plant Tour

Have you ever wondered what happens to the water that goes down the sink drain or is washed away by that flush? What does it take for a City the size of Graham to handle waste water? How is it cleaned up so that it can be returned to the River to be used over […]

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

Mark your calender’s for  Alamance Creek Week ! April 6th – 13th, 2019. The 2018 Event was a huge success, with over 30 different events, over 1,500 participants, community wide clean-ups collected over 10,000 lbs of trash and 51 lbs of medications collected during Operation Medicine Drop. Local civic organizations, businesses and schools helped make […]

Little Alamance Creek January Cleanup

The City of Burlington’s Stormwater Division was out in full force on January 29, 2019 cleaning up a section of Little Alamance Creek. The Burlington Stormwater Division is on a mission to decrease the pollutants that reach our creeks and streams through runoff. Their commitment and hard work are making Burlington’s water ways cleaner and […]

FREE E-Waste Collection Event in the Little Alamance Watershed and Burlington

Proper disposal of Electronic Devices keeps toxic materials out of our streams and rivers! The next FREE E-Waste Collection Event will take place in 2019: Saturday, February 2 from 9:00am – 2:00pm Saturday, October 5 from 9:00am – 2:00pm 234 E. Summit Avenue (Public Works Parking Lot) E-Waste Landfill Ban: The Discarded Computer Equipment and […]

Get Hiking! Shallow Ford Natural Area

Grab a friend and get out for a hike in the woods! This hike is 3 miles on natural surface trail over rolling terrain with a few steep hills. Wear comfortable walking shoes or boots. Bring a water bottle and and plenty of layers. Trekking poles/hiking stick recommended. All ages welcome. Minors must be accompanied […]

Record Snowfall Hits The Little Alamance Creek Watershed Area

The Little Alamance watershed was impacted by one of the largest single day snowstorms to hit the area since the 1930’s. According to the National Weather Service, 11 inches of snow fell in a 24 hour period on Sunday December 9th, 2018. With temperatures hovering in the upper 20’s to lower 30’s, the rain shifted […]

Get Hiking – Haw River Trail

Grab a friend and get out for a walkabout in the woods! This guided hike is 3 miles on natural surface trail over rolling terrain. Wear comfortable walking shoes or boots. Bring a water bottle and an extra layer. Trekking poles optional. RESTROOMS ARE NOT AVAILABLE – plan accordingly. All ages welcome. Minors must be […]

Christmas Recycling Ideas

Protect our streams from unwanted and unsafe Christmas throwaways!! Many times as we rearrange for Christmas we see a lot of items that need to be discarded, old paint, oil, batteries, household chemicals. What do you do with all of those items? First – Take an inventory of what you have. If at all possible […]

Get Hiking! Shallow Ford Natural Area

Grab a friend and get out for a hike in the woods! This hike is 3 miles on natural surface trail over rolling terrain with a few steep hills. Wear comfortable walking shoes or boots. Bring a water bottle and an extra layer. Trekking poles/hiking stick recommended. All ages welcome. Minors must be accompanied by […]

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