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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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What we’re about…

Welcome to the Website for the Friends of Bolin Creek! Contact us at friendsofbolincreek@gmail.com 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 … Continue reading

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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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The Story of Chapel Hill High’s Cross Country Team and Course

Many knew about Carrboro’s 1B Multi-Use route (from Claremont to Homestead Road and then east to Chapel Hill High School.  What almost no on knew until a few weeks ago was that the route would intersect with the High School’s … Continue reading

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NC DEQ Solar Bee Analysis

Last week the North Carolina Division of Environmental Quality Report released a report on the efficiency of the solar bees in Jordan Lake.  Ir was removed from the state website shortly after it was posted.  What we learn is that … Continue reading

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A Wildflower Walk with Surprises!

The blog post from Maria de Bruyn; Posted on April 4, 2016 This past Saturday morning, we awoke to water streaming from the heavens in quite a heavy downpour. A local conservation group, Friends of Bolin Creek, had scheduled a … Continue reading

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