Downtown Cary

Architects Lay Out Inspirations for Downtown Park Phase II

Cary, NC – The new downtown fountain and stage has attracted more foot traffic to the corner of Academy and Dry than it had seen in years, but it only represents a fraction of the total Downtown Cary Park. At a recent Cary Chamber of Commerce meeting, the landscape architect laid out some visions of what Phase II of the park could look like. Read more

Recycling

Cary Paying More for Recycling Due to Global Demand

Cary, NC – The Town of Cary used to get a rebate for recyclables but a change in import policy from China means the town now pays more than twice as much as it used to recieve for recycling. Read more

Mosquitos

Preparing for the Cary Summer Mosquito Season

Cary, NC – As the weather starts to get hot and moist in the Summer, mosquitos start to lay eggs and spread around. Here’s the best ways to prepare for the spike in mosquito season and how to stay safe. Read more

Pollen

Preparing for the 2018 Pollen Season

Cary, NC – It’s hard not to notice that pollen season has officially started in Cary, with 2018’s strange weather bringing particularly strong pollen. Here’s what you need to know about this season. Read more

Environmentally-Minded Business Opens First Triangle Location in Cary

Cary, NC – With the Triangle’s wet climate, mold is fairly common and removing it can be hazardous for both buildings and people. Green Home Solutions, a mold-removal company that boasts environmentally-friendly methods, is hoping address those mold concerns as they open their first Triangle location in Cary. Read more

Getting Involved in the Great Backyard Bird Count

Cary, NC – Every February, bird lovers around the world come together to count birds in their favorite places. The Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC) is one of the best opportunities to do “citizen science:” creating lists of birds observed in a particular place and time that help ornithologists study ever-changing bird populations over time. Read more

New Public Signs Warn Against Feeding Lake Birds

Cary, NC – When ducks and geese are so close to the shore, people can feel tempted to feed them. But new signs at Cary parks are reminding visitors that feeding wildlife has a number of negative health and environmental impacts. Read more

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