Cary, NC – With around 140 acres 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
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, 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
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
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
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