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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

Progress Report: Downtown Park

Cary, NC – One of the biggest changes coming to Downtown Cary this year will be the addition of the Downtown Park. We checked in on the park’s progress, plans for the site and show some photos of how it looks now. 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

Jack Smith Park Officially Opens

Cary, NC – The sun was shining in Cary on Saturday for the official dedication and ribbon cutting of Jack Smith Park. Cary’s newest park has whirligigs, a massive playground, a spray ground, a dog park and sheep. Yes, sheep. Read more

Ceremony for Plane Crash Memorial This Week

Cary, NC – Anyone who lived in the area at the time knows the two American Eagle flights that crashed in Cary and Morrisville more than 20 years ago. Now, with the memorial dedication this weekend, community members will have a chance to reflect. Read more

The Hidden Beauty of Hinshaw Greenway

Cary, NC – On April 23rd, I joined members of the Cary Greenways Committee for a survey of Hinshaw Greenway. At 1.7 miles in length, Hinshaw is one of Cary’s longest trails, and it includes connections to two parks, an artistically-enhanced footbridge over US-1/64 and a beautiful tree-lined landscape that is part of the Swift Creek Watershed.  This is truly a can’t-overlook trail!  Read more

White Oak Greenway

White Oak Trail: Cary’s Best-Kept Secret

Cary, NC — One of the best-kept secrets of the Cary Greenway system is the White Oak Trail. I recently took a walk on the central segment and kept an eye out for its natural wonders. Read more