Category Archives: Bolin Creek

Bolin Creek Unpaved: Saving Carrboro’s Last Forest

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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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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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Clean Up the Coal Ash Dump

Chapel Hill Police station, 828 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Chapel Hill In May 2014, the Town of Chapel Hill informed the public that a coal ash landfill was found to be located on the site of the Chapel Hill … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to the Carrboro Board of Aldermen

Friends of Bolin Creek sent this letter to the Carrboro Board of Aldermen expressing our strong concern that the Climate Change Task Force recommended a paved road next to Bolin Creek. The Board decided to remove the controversial wording and … Continue reading

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Spring Wildflower Walk with Dave Otto

Join us for a walk in Bolin Forest to see the Spring wild flowers this Sunday, April 12, at 2:00 pm at Wilson Park.   Dave knows his wildflowers.  Come prepared to brush up your knowledge. Meet at the Wilson … Continue reading

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“A Year of Carolina Walks” with Photographer Mary Sonis

Join Mary Sonis, local naturalist and photographer, for this free event. The February 22nd event  has been rescheduled out of respect to Coach Dean Smith whose memorial service will be held at that time.                                     … Continue reading

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Learn about Chapel Hill and Carrboro candidates for Nov 5 election

Here is a complete recording of the October 2 Chapel Hill Town Council Candidate Forum sponsored by Friends of Bolin Creek and Neighbors for Responsible Growth View here:  http://youtu.be/P-MMsFpUkF8 http://centralwestcitizens.wordpress.com/2013/10/12/chapel-hill-town-council-2013-candidate-forum-friends-of-bolin-creekneighborhoods-for-responsible-growth/ We also asked the candidates to give written responses to … Continue reading

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A perfect Spring morning along Bolin Creek

A beautiful cool Spring morning kept spirits high as about 30 folks explored the banks of Bolin Creek Saturday looking for spring wildflowers.  As our guide Dave Otto pointed out the flowers are a bit behind schedule but in the … Continue reading

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