Primary Category: Public Involvement

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.

Burlington Carousel Festival

The 31st Annual Carousel Festival a wonderful event that is fun for the whole family. While there visit the Burlington Stormwater Staff and Stormwater Smart down by the Creek as they talk about Little Alamance Creek and the Aquatic Critters that live there!

Get Hiking! Haw River Trail at Stoney Creek Marina

Enjoy a 2.5 mile (total) hike on this out-and-back section of the Haw River Trail. We’ll walk the shores of Old City Lake and along the banks of the Haw River. This hike is on natural surface trail (roots, rocks, etc) and includes a short, but steep section we get to hike twice (down, then […]

Lake Mackintosh Marina-Paddle Clean-Up

Come help us keep our lake clean and beautiful! Burlington Recreation & Parks along with Burlington’s Storm Water Division and Piedmont Triad Regional Council are hosting a paddle clean-up of the upper end of Mackintosh Lake. Clean-up volunteers who bring their own canoe or kayak will be able to launch for free and those volunteers […]

Aquatic Wild Workshop

Workshop Activities Join Local Stormwater staff and CCI King-Outreach Education Specialist with the NC Wildlife Resources Commission in this exciting Aquatic Wild Training. If you work with school age students (K-12) the resources you will learn about the aquatic life around us will be invaluable!! Aquatic Wild uses the simple, successful format of Project WILD […]

Burlington Get Hiking Series

Grab a friend and get out for a walkabout in the woods! This hike is 3.5 miles on natural surface trail over rolling, natural surface (roots, rocks, etc.). Wear comfortable, closed-toes shoes or boots. Bring a water bottle and insect repellent. Trekking poles optional. RESTROOMS ARE NOT AVAILABLE – plan accordingly. All ages welcome. Minors […]