Champion Tree of Alamance County is back! Alamance County is home to giant trees that have, against all odds, survived centuries of storms, pests, and development. These living monuments have cleaned our air, filtered our water and provided habitat for Piedmont wildlife over hundreds of years. From school grounds and city centers to backwoods and… Champion Tree
The 2019 Special Olympics Alamance County Spring Games took place on April 18th at Elon University’s Belk Track. Over 400 amazing athletes were celebrated for their abilities. Congratulations to all athletes on your accomplishments and thank you to all of the teachers, volunteers, and donors who made the day possible. We are grateful for your contributions!
The question we are asked most this time of year is “When will the trout arrive?”. We are happy to announce that the pond is stocked and ready for fishing! There are approximately 1,300 lbs of trout, ranging from 2-5 pounds each. Each year the trout arrive in late November/early December once the water is… Trout at Cedarock
Fall is a wonderful time to visit the parks! The weather is crisp and cool and the changing leaves create beautiful scenery and photo opportunities. We encourage you to enjoy one of the many trails and outdoor recreation opportunities at Cedarock Park, the Pleasant Grove and Eli Whitney Community Centers, and along the Haw River Trail. Capture… Fall Foliage
On September 24-25, Cedarock Park welcomed approximately 900 area students for the annual Farm-to-Table Program. This event is sponsored by the Alamance County Agri-Business Committee and is a unique opportunity for students to learn about agriculture in Alamance County at no charge to the students. 4th-graders from all over Alamance County came to Cedarock Park for… Farm to Table 2018
Thank you to everyone who joined us yesterday for Beekeeping: The Foxfire Way & Now! We enjoyed another excellent presentation by NC-certified beekeepers Ira Poston and Paul Jollay of the Alamance County Beekeepers Association. The presenters provided a relaxed Q&A style presentation that allowed visitors to get answers to their beekeeping questions. Also along for… All About Bees!
People worldwide enjoy the changing colors of tree leaves in autumn. Not only are the colors spectacular, but they herald the onset of cool crisp weather and fun fall activities. Brilliant yellows, oranges, and reds draw tourists from all over to areas known for fall foliage, such as New England, the NC Mountains, and much… The Phenomenon of Fall Color
Did you know? Each year, Cedarock Park’s Historical Farm hosts the annual Farm-to-Table Program, presented by the Alamance County Area Chamber of Commerce Agri-Business Committee. This program is an opportunity for area 4th-graders to learn about agriculture in Alamance County at no charge to the students. 4th-graders from all over Alamance County come to Cedarock… Farm-to-Table
Join us September 17th, 1:00pm, at the Cedarock Park Historical Farm for a presentation by NC-certified beekeepers Ira Poston of Blueberry Hill Apiaries and Paul Jollay of the Glencoe Honey Company. Ira and Paul join us again this year to present a workshop on beekeeping practices, past and present. They will have honey to sample, honey for… Beekeeping: The Foxfire Way & Now
The Haw River Trail is excited to announce custom silk screen art prints capturing the beauty of the Trail. The HRT plans to offer a series of pieces showcasing the natural history and culture of the Haw River. A huge thank you to local artists and Haw River Trail supporters Ron Rozzelle and Rosa Patton for sharing… HRT Art Series Reveal