New Hope Creek Corridor Advisory Committee

The Creek in the News

Here are some things that have been written about New Hope Creek and our efforts to preserve it. Just click on the article you would like to read.

Sandy Creek recognized as a birding "hotspot" by

November 2010

Saving Magic Places

Emily Weinstein's art book chronicles the campaign that successfully preserved 43 acres of land in the Hollow Rock Area of New Hope Creek in 2005.

December 2007

A Cool Drink of Water

Judy Martell's story of voyaging on foot in the New Hope basin from a tiny spring on her property to Jordan Lake.

April 2007

Another piece of New Hope Creek puzzle falls into place

Orange County, Trinity School, Triangle Land Conservancy and NC Ecosystem Enhancement Program partner to complete corridor from Duke Forest to 15-501.

Triangle Land Conservancy press release, January 9, 2007

For the love of their land: Wade and Carolyn Penny sold their property to save it

The Chapel Hill News, July 26, 2006, page A1

What's in Store for the Old Store?

The Durham News, February 25, 2006

Forest View students take personal view of nature

The Herald-Sun, January 25, 2006

State puts $1.1M into buying Erwin, Pickett park land

The Herald-Sun, November 15, 2005

Road planners aim to assist wildlife

The News & Observer, September 12, 2005

A good deal that reaches across borders

The Chapel Hill News, April 10, 2005, page A8

Easement will restore access to New Hope Creek trail

The Chapel Hill News, November 27, 2003, page A3

Hunt lends hand to save environment

The Herald-Sun, April 23, 1993 (PDF)