Lick Creek Cleanup

We will meet at the parking area for a waterfowl sub-impoundment at the Highway 98 crossing of Lick Creek. We will provide trash bags and gloves, but volunteers need to bring boots that can get wet and any snacks and water. Please register on facebook or by email

City and County Employee Clean-Up (open to public!)

Help clean up the trash along Camden Ave and Ellerbe Creek (City and County Employees as well as the the Community Ages 18+ are encouraged to participate)

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Lunch and Learn- Land Conservation and Source Water Protection

Bring your lunch and learn how the City of Durham’s Department of Water Management is collaborating with Triangle Land Conservancy to protect the land that protects our City’s source water and help us to continue to provide safe, high-quality drinking water to our residents. After lunch, get outside and join the watershed protection efforts by participating in a cleanup around one of our drinking water sources, Little River Reservoir. To register for the Little River Cleanup, please up here

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Mountains-to-Sea Trail Cleanup

Help clean up the trash along the MST and the Eno River on this popular section of trail. Ages 10+. Minors must be accompanied by an adult.

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Pearl Mill Preserve Cleanup

Volunteer alongside Watts Montessori Elementary students, parents, and teachers as they clean up the Pearl Mill Nature Preserve, owned by the Ellerbe Creek Watershed Association. Classes from Watts frequent the preserve on field trips and we want to keep this natural classroom clean! Meet where Dacian Ave meets the South Ellerbe Creek Trail.

Durham Hub Farm Revitalization- Day of Service

Come out to enjoy a beautiful Saturday on the farm and meet others in our community! We’ll have snacks, water, gloves and tools; just bring a refillable water bottle, comfortable clothes with long sleeves that can get dirty, closed-toe shoes, and be ready to work!

What:  We will be learning about sustainable farming practices and we will be revitalizing the farm’s forest and nature trail by cleaning up old debris on the property such as barbed wire, fencing, and litter.

Who: Due to the nature of this work we recommend volunteers be 15 years of age and above. Anyone under the age of 18 must be supervised by an adult.

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Space is limited.

Litter Cleanup with Durty Bull Brewing Company

Join Durty Bull Brewing Co. and KDB for a litter cleanup and help make Durham beautiful!



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East Durham Neighborhood Beautification


Let’s prepare Durham for spring by planting flower bulbs ( Hostas, Daylilies, Daisies, and Tulips) and by doing a litter cleanup in East Durham. 

The flowers will start to bloom in the spring and everyone will love to see them!

This is a family-friendly event, so please feel free to bring your children. 

We will be meeting at: 1101 Spruce Street at 10:30am and the event will end at 4pm. Please feel free to stay until you can, there is no time commitment for this event. 

For more information, contact Robin Davis 919-924-4347

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MLK Jr. Day of Service Lakewood Neighborhood Beautification

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Big Sweep 2016- Ellerbe Trestle


Join team Ellerbe Trestle for Big Sweep 2016

Location: Ellerbe Creek- from Redmill Road down to Falls Lake
Date: October 29th
Time: 8:30am for boaters, 9:00am for pedestrians; finish at 1:00pm
Volunteer Site Coordinator: Ian Pond, phone number: 919-317-1241

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