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Friends of Hemlock Bluffs Gets Large, Two-Year Grant

Cary, NC – With around 3,700 square feet 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

Photos: Hemlock Bluffs Prescribed Burn

Cary, NC – Every year, the Hemlock Bluffs does a controlled burn and looking for the right conditions means the timing can come down to the hour. So we got a rare opportunity to go to the nature preserve and see the burn first hand. Read more

Cary Prepares for Prescribed Burn at Hemlock Bluffs

Cary, NC – In the Winter, it’s not dry out and the weather is cool. That makes it the ideal time for the Town of Cary to do some controlled burns to prevent future wildfires. Read more

Nature and Art Show Calling Out for Local Artists

Cary, NC – The Friends of Hemlock Bluffs, which have long worked to conserve and protect the Hemlock Bluffs Nature Preserve, are holding their first art show and are looking for creative minds from the community to join in. Read more

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New Children’s Nature Trail Opens in Cary

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Cary, NC — The Stevens Nature Center at Hemlock Bluffs has been the focus of many new ideas and approaches to nature education since it opened in 1992. The very latest addition–the Children’s Nature Trail–was dedicated by the Town of Cary on National Trails Day, June 6, 2015. Read more

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They’re Back – Bugs Attack Hemlock Bluffs

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Cary, NC- Several years ago, the hemlocks at Cary’s Hemlock Bluffs Nature Preserve were threatened by an invasive pest. They are called Wooly Adelgids, and they are back. Read more

History: 20 Years of Preservation at Hemlock Bluffs

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Story and photo by David Lindquist, chair of the Cary Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources Advisory Board.

Cary, NC – This month, the Stevens Nature Center at Hemlock Bluffs Nature Preserve is celebrating its 20th anniversary. Friends, staff, volunteers and others in the community gathered to celebrate this landmark on May 8. 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

Hemlock Bluffs: Prescribed Burn on Monday

Story from staff reports. Photo of prescribed burn in Virginia by U.S. Army Environmental Command.

Cary, NC – Don’t be frightened if you see smoke rising from Hemlock Bluffs on Monday, January 30, 2012. It’s a “prescribed burn,” a forestry process to prevent larger forest fires. Read more

Education: A STEM Stocking Stuffer with a Story

Cary, NC – Molly Paul is an accomplished 12-year old. She founded and manages a turtle adoption organization, is a junior curator at the NC Museum of Natural Sciences and has created a line of turtle-shaped soaps for sale at Hemlock Bluffs. They make great stocking stuffers for kids and grownups who are into science and wildlife and want their cash to go to a good cause. Read more