Become a Scientist in 15 Minutes, The Great Backyard Bird Count Returns

Editor’s Note: Curtis Smalling from Audubon North Carolina contributed this article.

Cary, NC – The Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC) is celebrating its 20th anniversary of allowing birders everywhere to show their love for birds and conservation.  Read more

Photos: Hemlock Bluffs Prescribed Burn

Cary, NC – Every year, the Hemlock Bluffs does a controlled burn and looking for the right conditions means the timing can come down to the hour. So we got a rare opportunity to go to the nature preserve and see the burn first hand. Read more

Cary Prepares for Prescribed Burn at Hemlock Bluffs

Cary, NC – In the Winter, it’s not dry out and the weather is cool. That makes it the ideal time for the Town of Cary to do some controlled burns to prevent future wildfires. Read more

Garage Brothers Opening New Store Downtown

Cary, NC – As you go through your attics and garages over the holiday season, don’t be so quick to throw out any old items you find. As Garage Brothers can attest, with their new thrift store opening in Downtown Cary, most everything can be reused.

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Cary Businessman Donates 7000 Acres for Conservation

Cary, NC – One of North Carolina’s best resources is its natural beauty, with forests and rivers and mountains stretching from the outer banks to the Great Smokey Mountains. And one Cary businessman has been donating pieces of the state’s landscape to make sure their beauty is preserved, including a recent donation of 7,000 acres. Read more

Local Resident Designed Efficient Solar House

Cary, NC – As the Winter weather comes in, many of us start to think about heating, electricity and all of the bills that come with it. But one local resident has designed and built a house with optimal solar efficiency in mind. And best of all, he gets to live in it. Read more

Cary Resident Walks Miles Daily, Picking Up Trash

Cary, NC – If you walk around Cary’s roads or woods, you may have noticed how much trash and litter is around town. But one Cary resident has been taking long walks and filling up large bags of trash to clean Cary up as much as he can. Read more

The Ultimate Recycling Guide

Editor’s Note: Beverly Jenkins and Ian Hart from The Tidy Maids in Raleigh contributed to this article.

Cary, NC – There are still numerous people who struggle with the decision of what to recycle or how to go about it. Others cannot decide what to do with items that have no proper disposal guidelines. The upside is that such people still want to contribute to creating a safe environment in the little way they know. If you are among such people, here is a quick recycling guide to boost your efforts. Read more

Tropical Storm Hermine Takes Aim at NC

Update: The NWS now projects a flash flood warning from 2 PM on Friday, September 2 to 11 AM on Saturday, September 3, 2016.

Cary, NC – Forecasts from the National Weather Service and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration show the potential for dangerous weather as Tropical Storm Hermine bears down on the Southeast. Read more

Cary Student Wins International Photography Contest

Cary, NC – Everyone knows nature is beautiful but it takes special skill to capture that beauty and preserve it for others. That’s exactly what Cary resident Julia Gong did with her winning photograph in the 2016 Jamestown Audubon Nature Photography Contest. Read more