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Bird Count

What I Learned From the Great Backyard Bird Count

Cary, NC –Did you count birds this month?  The Great Backyard Bird Count for 2019 is over, and it has been a wonderful experience for tens of thousands of bird enthusiasts around the world. I thoroughly enjoyed participating by spending six and a half total hours counting birds in four Cary locations during the weekend of February 15-18. Read more

Gardening: Help Local Wildlife with a Pollinator Garden

Cary, NC – Many people take up gardening to add beauty to their home or to find some relaxation. With a pollinator garden, you can have this same components in your life while also helping the environment. Read more

Morrisville

Morrisville Mayor In National Leadership Role on the Environment

Cary, NC – As municipalities across the United States face the challenges of a changing environment and providing natural resources to their residents, Morrisville Mayor TJ Cawley is working to bridge federal and local support as he takes a new national leadership position. Read more

Bird Count

Help Local Science with the Great Backyard Bird Count

Cary, NC – Each February, people around the world take part in one of the largest and most valuable “citizen science” projects: the Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC). This year’s count, sponsored by Cornell Lab of Ornithology since 1998, takes place Friday, February 15 through Monday, February 18, 2019 and is expected to involve more than 200,000 bird lovers in over 100 countries. Read more

Cary Noise

Scientists Ask Cary Residents to Record Their Backyard Sounds

Cary, NC – As the National Park Service tries to better map and understand natural and man-made sounds, researchers at North Carolina State University are asking Triangle residents to record sounds around their home and give their thoughts. Read more

Cary Sewer

Vandalized Sewer Pipe Leads to Blockage, Overflow in Cary Creek

Cary, NC – A strange form of vandalism resulted more than a thousand gallons of wastewater pouring into a Cary creek this week as dozens of large stones were dropped into a manhole, blocking the pipe. Read more

Florence and Michael Lead to Increase in Mosquito Population

Cary, NC – With heavy rainfall from Hurricane Florence and now Hurricane Michael, Cary has an increase in its mosquito population, which can lead to more diseases your pets are vulnerable to. Read more

Meet Mark England of AdvantaClean

Cary, NC – Mark England represents a significant group of people in Cary. He’s a one-time tech worker who decided to leave the corporate world and start his own small business. 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