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
Cary, NC – Our last garden article discussed starting a vegetable garden; all the basics for a great summer harvest. Now that that’s done, let’s look at the problems that may arise with the most popular garden vegetable of all, the tomato. In my world, nothing beats a vine ripe tomato, warm from the sun and making the perfect tomato sandwich! Read more
Editor’s Note: David Glenn, Science and Operations Officer with NC CoCoRaHS, contributed to this article.
Cary, NC – Do you ever wonder how much rainfall you received from a recent thunderstorm? How about snowfall during a winter storm? If so, an important volunteer weather observing program needs your help! The Community Collaborative Rain, Hail and Snow Network, or CoCoRaHS, is looking for new volunteers across North Carolina. The grassroots effort is part of a growing national network of home-based and amateur rain spotters with a goal of providing a high density precipitation network that will supplement existing observations. Read more
Cary, NC – It’s that time of year again when we get a week of beautiful sunny weather and then it snows in the middle of March, with light snowfall expected this Sunday, March 12, 2017. Read more
Cary, NC – #justagirlinasnowplow. That’s what I was tagging my adventure with the Snow Patrol last weekend. Read more
Cary, NC – The town got hit with snow over the past weekend. As it melts, here are a few moments from the cold weather frozen in time. Read more
Cary, NC – As much as it sometimes surprises our neighbors to the North, Cary and Central North Carolina do get snow every year or so and it looks like this weekend is our time. Read more
Cary, NC – While Cary was not hit as badly as other parts of the state, Hurricane Matthew took a toll on the town. So a month after the large storm, how has Cary reacted?
Cary, NC – Powerful winds and as many as 18 inches of rain in some parts of North Carolina have left the state dazed in the wake of Hurricane Matthew. While Cary was not hit as badly as some parts of the state, there is still significant damage to the town. Read more