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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

Bluebirds

Bring Bluebirds to Your Home

Cary, NC — With the right habitat, food, water and shelter, it’s possible to bring bluebirds to your yard this year. Read more

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A Day at the Higgins Greenway

Cary, NC — Lovers of outdoor exercise, and birdwatchers especially, have many options to enjoy among Cary’s greenway system. Most of these trails are located in western and southern sections of Cary, but there is one very special greenway that’s found inside the Maynard Loop and is not well-known to the general public.  Read more

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Bird Feeding 101: Getting Started

Cary, NC — How can we attract birds to our homes this winter? This is easily accomplished and fairly inexpensive to do, but there are still some matters to consider when bird feeding. Read more

Convenience Center

A Tour of the Citizen’s Convenience Center

Cary, NC — Nestled in the heart of downtown Cary around businesses, houses and even a park is a site where residents can drop off bulky or excess household waste. I got a behind-the-scenes look at the Citizen’s Convenience Center. Read more

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A Day at the White Oak Creek Greenway

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Cary, NC — Last week, I took a guided walk of the White Oak Creek Greenway and found it to be one of the best places to discover wildlife in Cary. Read more