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Join us for Muddy Water Watch Workshop

Join us on Monday, May 23rd at 7 pm, Carrboro Town Hall, to learn how you can help monitor construction which affects Bolin Creek.  Haw River Assembly and Friends of Bolin Creek will jointly sponsor this 2 hour workshop.  With … Continue reading

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Pileated Fever in Bolin Forest

From the Carrboro Citizen Mill, By Mary Parker Sonis Now is the time for sighting pileated woodpeckers in the Bolin Creek Forest. The branches are bare of leaves and the largest woodpecker in North America can be seen daily, excavating … Continue reading

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A Watershed Workshop for Teachers

“Integrating Lab and Field Study of our Watershed for the Classroom” Teachers and environmental educators:  come join us for a day of hands-on exploration of our watershed on March 25 to learn about watershed mapping and visual stream assessment to … 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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A Snowy Day on Bolin Creek

Pictures of a snowy day along Bolin Creek from Mary Sonis

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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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OWASA Presents Logging Plan

On November 30th, 2010, OWASA Board members and representatives of the Division of Forestry held a meeting to answer questions about a proposed “Forest Management Plan” which would impact over 3700 acres of forested land.  Over 175 citizens attended a … Continue reading

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Ken Moore walks the Bolin Forest Nature Observation Trail

Ken Moore writes about Bolin Forest’s Nature Observation Trail. “though near residential areas of hundreds of homes, I experienced peace and quiet akin to being in a far-away wilderness.” We agree, a great bit of land worth preserving.

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Rain Garden at McDougle Middle School

Save Bolin Creek volunteers joined Friends of Bolin Creek last Friday at McDougle Middle School building a rain garden. Five 8th grade science classes met outdoors with NC State experts and Friends of Bolin Creek volunteers to learn about impervious … Continue reading

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