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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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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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Chapel Hill Booker Creek Watershed Study

Town Announcement:  Learn about what the Town hopes to achieve for improving water quality and reducing flooding by studying the Booker Creek Watershed.  Attend the Lower Booker Creek Subwatershed Study Information session hosted by the Town’s consultant W. K. Dickson. … Continue reading

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Spring 2015 Activities

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FOBC Intern position filled for Fall 2014

Friends of Bolin Creek seeks a part time intern for its Homeowner Raingarden Workshop Coordinator position for fall of 2014. The position of approximately 10/week will run from September through mid November, with the potential for extension into the new … Continue reading

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Jordan Lake rules face legislative challenge

The News and Observer reports about the Triangle’s upstream fight for the Jordan Lake rules in this Nov 19 story. RALEIGH — The inter-regional political fight over Jordan Lake is churning again, and upstream legislators who want to delay or … Continue reading

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Dave Cook, Naturalist, Walk in Bolin Forest

Join Us on Bolin Creek and in the Woods next Saturday morning With Dave Cook, author of the New Piedmont Almanac           Saturday, Nov 9 at 10 am in Wilson Park Parking lot. Fall Naturalist Walk: Birds, Flowers, Nuts, Fruits, Mushrooms, Moss … Continue reading

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Community Forum for Chapel Hill Council Candidates

 “The Future of Chapel Hill and You” A  Community Forum for Candidates for the Chapel Hill Town Council presented by Friends of Bolin Creek and Neighbors for Responsible Growth, and supported by many neighborhood and community groups. Wednesday, October 2, … Continue reading

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Update on Chapel Hill’s look at stream buffer rules

Where is Chapel Hill in its quest to review the Town’s stormwater ordinances known as the Resource Conservation District?  First, here’s a bit of history: In 1985, Chapel Hill established the Resource Conservation District (RCD) as an overlay zoning district … Continue reading

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