2013 Earth Day in Cary

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Story by Lindsey Chester. Photo by NASA Goddard Space Flight Center.

Cary, NC-  Earth Day is officially celebrated each year on April 22, but this year that’s a weekday. In Cary, our official town-wide celebrations will be observed as part of Spring Daze on Saturday April 28. But what is Earth Day all about? Read more

Time for Hummingbirds in Cary

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Story and photo by David Lindquist, chairperson of the Town of Cary Parks & Recreation advisory board.

Cary, NC – Who doesn’t enjoy watching hummingbirds?  Fortunately, we have the opportunity to enjoy these tiny but wonderful birds every summer right here in the Triangle. Read more

Celebrate Arbor Day, Receive a Tree

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Story by Lindsey Chester. Photo by LCM1863. Ms. Chester is a member of Cary’s Parks & Rec Advisory Board.

Cary, NC- Until I became a home owner, I didn’t know much about trees. The Town of Cary and their SPRUCE department hope that Cary residents will turn out for their March 16 Arbor Day celebration and in the process receive a free dogwood sapling as a symbol of the day. The dogwood is also the Town’s tree and North Carolina’s state flower. Read more

Great Backyard Bird Count: Feb 16 in Cary

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Story from staff reports. Photo of American Goldfinch in winter by Rodney Campbell.

Cary, NC – The Great Backyard Bird Count is an annual event in which volunteers count and track all the birds they see during a 3 day period. This year, you can be a part of the fun at Cary’s Kids Together Playground on February 16. Read more

Prescribed Burn at Hemlock Bluffs Tuesday

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Story from staff reports. Photo by Lenka Reznicek.

Cary, NC – If you see smoke billowing out of Hemlock Bluffs on Tuesday, January 22, 2013, don’t panic. It’s a regularly schedule prescribed burn to tend to the health of the park. Read more

Christmas Tree Recycling in Cary

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Cary, NC – Did you know that Town of Cary will recycle your Christmas tree? All you have to do is kick it to the curb. Read more

Lori Bush: A Solar Farm in Cary

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Story and photos by Lori Bush. Republished from her blog.

Cary, NC – In late December, I got a chance to visit the new solar farm located at the South Cary Water Reclamation Facility. We’ve all seen solar panels, but you haven’t seen anything like this before.  Ok, well, I haven’t.

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Environment: Fall Litter Sweep In Cary

Photo from SPRUCE facebook page

Cary, NC – The Town is having their Fall Litter Sweep this Saturday, October 6, 2012 from 9-11:30 AM. You can help make the event a smashing success. Read more

Town Partners on First Solar Farm

Cary, NC – Here’s an interesting item: the Town is partnering on its first renewable energy generation project. Better yet, it won’t cost tax payers a dime. In fact, we stand to make a tidy profit. Read more

Dorcas Creates Energy & Cash with Rooftop Solar Farm

 Staff reports.

Cary, NC – Dorcas Ministries in Cary has a new solar rooftop. It generates energy, cash and claims to be the largest solar farm in Wake County. Read more