Good Hope Farm

How the Town of Cary Wants to Tackle Climate Change

Cary, NC – With climate change and carbon pollution now a dominant topic in the United States, the Town of Cary is reviewing ways to reduce carbon dioxide emissions, with a goal to reduce emissions by 100 percent in the next 20 years. Read more

Cary Halloween

How to Celebrate Halloween in an Environmentally-Responsible Way

Story originally appeared on FoodCary.

Cary, NC – Halloween is known for its candy and trick-or-treating, but in many candies, there is an unseen environmental cost. Here are some tips on how to make sure you can be responsible while celebrating the season. Read more

Cary Trees

Cary Tree Archive Plants First Trees This Weekend

Cary, NC – Trees can stand for hundreds of years and develop a reputation and fondness from their surrounding community. A new project starting in Cary wants to share some of those notable trees and create some new ones, with the first trees to be planted this weekend. Read more

Raleigh Durham International Airport

Arguments in RDU Quarry Lawsuit Start This Week

Cary, NC – Starting on Thursday, September 19, 2019, the North Carolina Superior Court will start hearing arguments in the lawsuit between the Raleigh-Durham International Airport Authority and groups and individuals opposed to a plan to lease 105.5 acres of land next to Umstead State Park to use as a quarry. Read more

Cary Butterflies

Protecting Monarch Butterflies in Cary

Cary, NC – Monarch Butterfly-friendly gardens are increasingly popular, the Cary Town Council has named 2019 the Year of the Monarch Butterfly and you can be part of the excitement of attracting and supporting this imperiled species. Read more

Snake

Summer Weather Bringing Out Dangerous Pests in Cary

Cary, NC – There is a lot to love about Summer, but as we get closer to the warm, wet weather, there are also some natural risks that start to arise, both for humans and your pets. Read more

Spring Daze

Spring Daze Returns for 26th Year this Weekend

Cary, NC – Now more than a quarter-century old, Spring Daze returns to Cary this weekend with new entertainment, artists and activities. Read more

Pollen

Protecting Yourself From Pollen in Cary

Cary, NC – A thin yellow fog has enveloped the Triangle for another season but pollen can cause more problems than just a dirty windshield or a pungent smell. Here are some tips on how to protect yourself from pollen. Read more

Cary Birds

Guide to Hummingbird Season

Cary, NC – It’s hummingbird season!  Are you ready to welcome these fascinating Summer guests?

From April through September each year, Ruby Throated Hummingbirds (Archilochus colubris) take up residence in our area.  They are readily found in Cary and easy to attract to feeders and gardens. Read more

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