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

Mosquitos

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