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

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

Don’s Blog: Downtown Park Design Firm Selection Process

Cary, NC – At our work session last night the council agreed to move forward with a new process for selecting a design consultant to work with the community, town staff and the council to design phase 2 of the new downtown park. 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

West Cary Learns Information, Shares Concerns at Town Meeting

Cary, NC – As the piece of Cary with the most left undeveloped, West Cary is a rapidly growing part of not only the town but of Wake County. And with that growth comes new challenges and opportunities and the community shared both at a recent Cary information meeting. Read more

Morrisville Breaks Ground on New, Connective Greenway

Morrisville, NC – There are dozens of miles of greenways that course through Wake County. And with the ground-breaking for a new greenway starting at Morrisville Community Park, the region is one step closer to one connected, walkable system. Read more

Fountain Serves as Downtown Park Attraction

Cary, NC – Cary’s new Downtown Park has been open more than a month now and its fountain has become a key component, both attracting visitors and raising money for a program to support Cary residents. Read more

Guide to Stargazing In and Around Cary

Cary, NC – With Spring upon us, there is not much time left before the best season for stargazing is over. So to make the most of the available time, here are some of the best ways to see the night sky lit up in and around Cary. Read more

The Drone Flyer’s Guide to Cary

Cary, NC – Whether you call them drones, remote controlled helicopters or unmanned aircraft systems, they have grown in popularity in and around Cary in recent years. For anyone starting with their drones or looking to learn more, here is a guide to flying in Cary. Read more

Become a Scientist in 15 Minutes, The Great Backyard Bird Count Returns

Editor’s Note: Curtis Smalling from Audubon North Carolina contributed this article.

Cary, NC – The Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC) is celebrating its 20th anniversary of allowing birders everywhere to show their love for birds and conservation.  Read more