Friends of Hemlock Bluffs Gets Large, Two-Year Grant

Cary, NC – With around 3,700 square feet of forestry, the Hemlock Bluffs Nature Preserve is one of Cary’s best and most beautiful natural features and a new grant will help educate the public about this unique part of the Cary ecosystem. Read more

Cary Students Create Game to Teach About Ocean Ecosystems

Cary, NC – We are all connected to the ecosystems of the world but it can be hard to learn all of this biology. But four students from Cary spent the past five years developing an engaging and interactive game to help people learn about the ecosystems in coral reefs. Read more

Watering Your Lawn in the Summer

Cary, NC – Now that the weather is getting hotter, it is time to be more conscientious about water use. And one easy way to manage your water is by rethinking how you care for your lawn. Read more

Tips for Tick and Mosquito Season in Cary

Cary, NC – Cary has lots of natural beauty but that also means we have to share it with wildlife that doesn’t always have our best interests in mind. So as the weather brings in more ticks and mosquitos, here are some ways to stay healthy during the Summer. Read more

Lori’s Blog: Let’s Go Ride A Bike

Cary, NC – “I want to ride my bicycle, I want to ride my bike.”

See if you can get that earworm outta your head NOW.

I’ll wait…

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Lori’s Blog: A Garden for Wildlife in Cary

Cary, NC – Cary and its citizens have always been commited to the environment – and now we have proof. Certifiable proof. Read more

Morrisville Wins Award for Innovative Park and Playground

Morrisville, NC – As the rain this past week showed, controlling stormwater and runoff is an important consideration by municipalities here. And the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is awarding Morrisville for its new approach to cutting down on reducing stormwater in the design of a new playground. Read more

Town of Cary Starting Spring Compost Bin Sale

Cary, NC – With Spring comes new, fresh produce into our markets and onto our plates. And to go with this, the Town of Cary has begun selling compost bins to encourage sustainable disposal of plant waste. Read more

Cary McDonald’s Partnering with High School Environmental Efforts

Story originally appeared on FoodCary.

Cary, NC – We sort our recycling every week but do you think about recycling your coffee grounds? Cary High School is starting a program to reuse coffee grounds to help grow plants and they are getting help from a store that makes a lot of coffee each morning. Read more

Guide to Stargazing In and Around Cary

Cary, NC – With Spring upon us, there is not much time left before the best season for stargazing is over. So to make the most of the available time, here are some of the best ways to see the night sky lit up in and around Cary. Read more