Loose Leaf Collection Starts in Cary

Cary, NC – Starting on Monday, November 6, 2017, the Town of Cary is starting its loose leaf collection as the Autumn weather starts bringing down leaves. Read more

Food Waste Activist Pedals from France to Cary to Raise Awareness

Cary, NC – According to the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations, around a third of all food produced in the world ends up being thrown away or otherwise wasted. This week, an activist raising awareness for this problem came to Cary and spoke at Triangle schools as he worked to change rules around food expiration dates. Read more

Cary Girl Scout Creates Project to Reduce Ocean Plastic Waste

Cary, NC – It is estimated around eight million tons of plastic waste go into the ocean every year. A Cary Girl Scout created a project to educate people about ways to reduce this waste and has earned the organization’s top award. Read more

Solar Eclipse: What You Need to Know

Cary, NC – This Monday, August 21, 2017, there will be a total solar eclipse and while we will only be able to see a partial eclipse, it is still an event many are excited for. Here are some tips on how to view the eclipse and, more importantly, how to do so safely. Read more

Cary Girl Scout Cuts Food Waste in Award-Winning Project

Cary, NC – Between one-third and one-half of all farm produce in the United States is thrown away. One local Girl Scout created a project to reduce food waste in the Triangle, earning herself the Scouts’ Gold Award in the process. Read more

Cary Documentarian Recording Veterans Combating African Poaching

Cary, NC – One of the largest black market industries is poaching, particularly in East Africa. One Cary documentarian is traveling with a group of fellow American veterans as he documents them working with rangers to prevent more poaching of endangered animals. Read more

Friends of Hemlock Bluffs Gets Large, Two-Year Grant

Cary, NC – With around 140 acres 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