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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

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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

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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

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Cary Girl Scout Gets Highest Award with Bee Project

Cary, NC – Barely 5 percent of all Girl Scouts of America ever receive the organization’s highest achievement, the Gold Award. But one Cary resident recently reached that high point with her project to rejuvenate bee populations in the area. Read more

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Page-Walker Garden Certified As Wildlife Habitat

Cary, NC – The Page-Walker Arts and History Center’s new pollination garden is already a hit with the local fauna but it has also gotten Cary closer to its goal of becoming a Community Wildlife Habitat. Read more

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College Classes on the Sargasso Sea

Cary, NC – When most students participate in study abroad, they will get questions back home about what country they visited and what sights they saw. Those questions may prove difficult for one Cary resident who spent four weeks studying aboard a ship in international waters. Read more

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Cary’s Reuse Rodeo Teams Up with Garage Bros

Cary, NC – For the fifth year in a row, the Town of Cary is giving residents an easy way to get rid of their reusable waste and see it put to good use. But this year, with help from stars of TV show “Garage Gold,” the program is expanding to take in even more garbage and give it a second life. Read more

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The Hidden Beauty of Hinshaw Greenway

Cary, NC – On April 23rd, I joined members of the Cary Greenways Committee for a survey of Hinshaw Greenway. At 1.7 miles in length, Hinshaw is one of Cary’s longest trails, and it includes connections to two parks, an artistically-enhanced footbridge over US-1/64 and a beautiful tree-lined landscape that is part of the Swift Creek Watershed.  This is truly a can’t-overlook trail!  Read more

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White Oak Trail: Cary’s Best-Kept Secret

Cary, NC — One of the best-kept secrets of the Cary Greenway system is the White Oak Trail. I recently took a walk on the central segment and kept an eye out for its natural wonders. Read more

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Environment: World Wetlands Day in Cary

Cary, NC — Rick Savage, President of the Carolina Wetlands Association, explains to us the significance of the organization and highlights some ways that the Cary community can get involved in enjoying – and helping – Carolina’s wetlands.  Read more