Primary Category: Public Involvement

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 […]

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

Mark your calender’s for next years Alamance Creek Week ! The new dates will be: April 6th – 13th, 2019. The new dates will allow for warmer temperatures for the events, and are planned not to conflict with local school and university spring breaks. The 2018 Event was a huge success, with over 30 different […]

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 […]

Nature Walk

Nature Walk, Shallow Ford Natural Area We will hike the Basin Creek Trail (.75 miles) Meet by the trail entrance in the parking lot. All Programs FREE & open to children of all ages. Must be accompanied by a parent or guardian at all times. Call (336) 270-5124 for more information. Call the main office: […]

Get Hiking ! Haw River Trail

A 2-mile hike on natural surface trails (roots, rocks, etc.) over rolling terrain with a moderate pace. Wear comfortable walking shoes (closed-toed) or boots. Bring a water bottle, bug spray & sunscreen. All ages welcome. Minors must be accompanied by an adult. Well mannered dogs welcome. The hike starts promptly at 5:30 pm. Plan to […]

31st Anniversary Burlington Carousel Festival – Cancelled, Due to Weather concerns from Hurricane Florence !

Celebrate the 31st Anniversary of the Burlington Carousel Festival taking place over two days, September 15 & 16, 2018. This event features live music at multiple stages, arts & crafts fair, food & a beer garden, Amusement Park Rides & fun for the whole family will fill Burlington’s City Park throughout the weekend. Event entry is […]

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