Category Archives: Bolin Creek Valley

New Plan for Claremont South approved

This statement was presented by Julie McClintock on behalf of Friends of Bolin Creek on April 17, 2012 at a Carrboro Town public hearing for a rezoning application for Claremont South. The application called for commercial space and small homes … Continue reading

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“Can We Heal Our Local Waterways?”

A watershed event! Participate in a Symposium and Community Exchange, “Can We Heal Our Local Waterways?” from 9 – 1:00 pm on February 11th, 2012 at the UNC Botanical Garden. Join us to hear about the current water quality problems … Continue reading

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The Best Choice for Bolin Creek

November 3, 2011 | Posted in: Opinion | Carrboro Citizen John N. Morris
 ♦ Well, it’s enough to restore your faith in reasoned discussion and democracy! After a healthy debate for more than a year about whether the OWASA easement … Continue reading

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Bolin Forest Compared to Still House Bottom

Our goal is to protect natural places in our community to ensure they are there for future generations. We note here the important acquisition of a natural area located in the Morgan Creek Bluffs Natural Area, recently announced by the … Continue reading

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Friends of Bolin Creek Bird Walk

Bird Walk in Bolin Forest 8 am, Saturday, January 22nd Greet the new year with Cynthia Fox, of Chapel Hill’s Wild Bird Center, for a January walk through the Bolin Creek winter woods. Listen and learn to recognize many bird … Continue reading

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Here is the Good News

Greetings to Save Bolin Creek Supporters Thank you all for your support through out this long year to advocate for common sense greenways and warn of the perils of paving a very particular piece of Greenway in the Bolin Creek … Continue reading

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The Other Owl: The Great Horned Owl

Special report from Mary Sonis — I finally got a picture of our other local Owl.  Everyone has seen our Barred Owls…but here is the most formidable predator in our woods.  The Great Horned Owl has been calling behind my … Continue reading

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Geologic Walk Down Bolin Creek – Nov 21

Howard Lineberger, Geologist and Science teacher at Durham Academy, will lead a group of  Friends of Bolin Creek and interested walkers on a geologic tour of the Bolin Creek Valley.  This valley contains an unusual geologic history.  The Bolin Forest … Continue reading

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Narrow Path Poses Challenges for “Greenway” on Bolin Creek

Pictured here is a typical section of the cleared easement next to Bolin Creek which runs for more than 2.2 miles between Estes Drive and Homestead Road.  New buffer regulations protecting streams would require pavement to be put 30 to … Continue reading

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