Environment

Environment
1:56 pm
Tue April 22, 2014

Rockingham County Helps Residents with Spring Cleaning

A free service is encouraging many Rockingham County residents to make a clean sweep at home.
Credit wikimedia

Getting rid of unwanted stuff at the landfill won't cost Rockingham County residents anything this week.

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Dan River Coal Ash
11:41 pm
Mon March 31, 2014

Duke Energy Prepares to Clean Dan River

On February 12, 2014, Duke Energy crewmen vacuum small area of toxic coal ash sludge from the Dan River.
Duke Energy

Duke Energy says it's ready to manage and dismantle its coal ash basins.

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Environment
9:29 pm
Sun March 30, 2014

Snow, Ice May Not Be Enough to Kill Off Ticks

State-by-state incidence of Rocky Mountain spotted fever, according to the Centers for Disease Control.
Credit Map courtesy CDC

The long, severe winter made a mess of the school calendar, brought down trees throughout the Triad and generally wreaked havoc all over the Piedmont. But will that winter weather at least have a bright side of keeping down the tick population?

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Environment
10:10 am
Wed March 26, 2014

Master Gardeners From Throughout NC Will Converge on Downtown Winston-Salem

Harriet McCarthy has been a master gardener for more than ten years. She often volunteers her time to educate the public about the benefits of gardening.
Harriet McCarthy

Gardening experts and enthusiasts from throughout the state are getting ready for the annual North Carolina Extension Master Gardener Conference May. This year’s event will be held at the Hawthorne Inn & Conference Center in Winston-Salem.

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Environment
1:13 am
Thu March 13, 2014

Creek Week Returns to Forsyth County Saturday

A scene from last year's Creek Week.
Credit Photo from the Flickr site of the City of Winston-Salem

You can discover, explore and learn more about Forsyth County’s water sources starting Saturday.

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