Primary Category: Public Involvement

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.

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 […]

Yee Haw – River Paddle on the Haw River

The YeeHaw! River Paddle brings together paddlers of all skill levels to enjoy the Haw River as a community. Proceeds from the event support the Haw River Trail in furtherance of our “Conservation through Recreation” mission. Family & Beginners’ Paddle – 10:00am-11:30pmCheck-in –  9:30am – 10:00amBehind Haw River Canoe and Kayak6079 Swepsonville-Saxapahaw Rd, Graham, NC 27253Parking […]

21st Annual Lori Brady Foster Memorial Kid’s Bank Fishing in the Park – Burlington

Ages: 1-15 Join Burlington Recreation & Parks for Kid’s Bank Fishing in the Park. This is not a tournament, but a fun way to spend the day fishing with family and friends. Registered participants will receive a grab bag, pizza, and drink, plus a chance to win prizes and gift cards during the drawing. All […]

Youth Fishing Day – Graham, NC

Saturday, May 18, 2019  Graham-Mebane Lake3218 Bason Road in Mebane919.563.6544 Children ages 4-15 are invited to participate in a FREE Youth Fishing Day!  The fishing day is non-competitive. Pre-registration can only be done online and the first 100 who register will receive a t-shirt. Registration starts January 1, 2018.  For participants to receive a t-shirt, they must be […]

2019 Alamance Creek Week

Thanks to all who came out and participated in Alamance Creek Week 2019! Big thanks to our sponsors, event organizers, and hosts as well! We are ecstatic that so many people came out to learn about, protect, and enjoy our waters in Alamance County this month Until next year!

Family Fishing Clinic

Join our Alamance Creek Week staff and NC Wildlife Resources Specialist – CC King and let the kids learn fishing basics and safety at the Graham-Mebane Lake. The story- ” Give a kid a fish and they eat for a day, teach a kid to fish and they eat for a lifetime”.  In this case […]