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March North Bolin Forest Walk

Discover Northern Bolin Forest! Join us for a walk led by Salli Benedict on the Carolina North tract on Sunday, March 4th, 1 – 3 pm. Meet at the Tripp Farm Road entrance to the forest found at the end … Continue reading

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Treasures of Bolin Creek

Join us for the Friends of Bolin Creek’s fall walk, “Treasures of Bolin Creek”, tSunday October 23rd at 2 pm, led by Randee Haven O’Donnell and Salli Benedict . Randee is an environmental educator, a runner, a long time supporter … 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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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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The Barred Owls of Bolin Creek

Two weeks ago, I set out to see exactly what is going on with our local Barred Owls. Quite a few people have been scratched on the head by dive bombing Owls in the Bolin creek area. I wanted to … Continue reading

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What does providing accessibility mean?

Our goal is to save the beautiful 425-acre natural area of the steep Bolin Creek valley for all to enjoy as we work to prevent the area’s widespread clearing and its alteration to a man-made landscape. Access to natural areas means … Continue reading

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What will we lose?

The barred owl won’t like pavement. The Barred Owl is one of the few Owls that can hunt by day. These Owls can be seen hunting from the shaded overhanging branches of Bolin Creek every morning. They perch directly over … Continue reading

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Water Bar, a way to protect Bolin creek

We learned a practical way to improve water quality in Bolin Creek last Sunday – water bars. Rob Crook took interested members of Save Bolin Creek on a walk along the creek last Sunday just before the skies opened up … Continue reading

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