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What’s Happening to the Coal Ash Along Bolin Creek?

  The unlined, leaking coal ash dump is underneath the Police Station property on MLK Blvd. The dump site includes a 40-foot high coal ash cliff that is eroding coal ash onto and beyond the public greenway below, depositing coal … Continue reading

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Bolin Creek and Chapel Hill High School

Flooding and mold problems have plagued the Chapel Hill High School over the years. A poor plan when the school was built in the 1960’s placed the building on top of drainage ways and intermittent streams which over time has … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Meet Chief John Blackfeather Jeffries

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Backyard Stream Repair Workshop

Advance registration is required.  Register here through the NC Extension Office.

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Bolin Creek Unpaved: Saving Carrboro’s Last Forest

Click here to buy tickets Email: FriendsBolinCreek@gmail.com  for more information.

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The Amazing Ecology of Bolin Creek

Meeting place is at 210 Cobblestone, Chapel Hill 27516, located in a residential neighborhood back of Bolin Forest.  Enter the neighborhood off of Hillsborough Road. Here is the link to Google Maps.

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No Buffers, No Birds

This article by naturalist Mary Sonis originally appeared in the Chapel Hill News on November 23, 2015.  With a growing appreciation of our birds and the disappearance of wild places, it’s worth rereading. Bolin Creek saw a great turnout of … Continue reading

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More Bad News from Raleigh

Conservation Insider Bulletin: June 20, 2016 Multiple bills to gnaw away more environmental protections crawled out of the legislative woodwork, plus more news, this week in CIB: Legislative Watch: Attacks Broaden Against Clean Water and Land Quality Laws Multiple bills … Continue reading

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Contact your representative!

From the NC State Sierra Club….. Dear Environmentalist, Years of progress — and yes, leadership– in cleaning up our state’s rivers is on the chopping block.  Your help is urgently needed today. Last week, the NC Senate unveiled and virtually … Continue reading

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