What we’re about…

Welcome to the Website for the Friends of Bolin Creek!

Bolin Creek provides a home for an amazing diversity of creatures, including the rare four toed salamander, both in its waters and in the riparian buffer surrounding it. This stream also feeds into Jordan Lake, which is a water supply for over half a million people! Unfortunately, this wonderful stream is classified as impaired, meaning that it does not pass the standards set by our state for drinkable, fishable waters. In this site, you can learn about how to join us and make a difference to the creek!

See the film,   Bolin Creek Unpaved: Saving Carrboro’s Last Urban Forest”   We have a natural treasure right here in town, and each citizen really should know what’s going on as we approach local elections this fall.

Read about our efforts to conserve this special forest of over 400 acres. See map.

Contact us at info@bolincreek.org

Thanks, Friends of Bolin Creek
Artist’s map by Geneva Green, Geneva’s website: Greenstone Quarterly

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One Response to What we’re about…

  1. Janet Whitesides says:

    Wed, 3/8
    I was running on the northwest side of the creek close to the big footbridge yesterday and heard a loud noise which I thought might have been coming from chain saws. I came upon 3 teenage boys riding motorized dirt bikes on some trails just off of the creek. I stopped one and asked what they were doing. He told me they were on private property, which ran all the way down to the creek. The noise was deafening. Is your group aware of this?

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