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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

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