Interview conducted on March 13, 2019 by Joe Liles at the home of John Blackfeather Jeffries in Hillsborough, NC. From Ribbons of Color Along the Eno River, volume 2. I came into this world in 1939 in Hillsborough, NC where we are sitting right now. All of my family lived around me. You could see […]
Affiliated Hike: Black Meadow Ridge Hike
FINALLY! Public Hearing on the Westpoint Development
West Point on the Eno grows by 8 acres
On Monday, October 11th the Eno River Association donated 7.8 acres of undeveloped woodlands to the City of Durham for immediate inclusion in Durham’s West Point on the Eno City Park. This acreage, known as the Tanglewood Tract, is bordered on the north and northeast by West Point Park, and to the south by the […]
Eno Expands Educational Programming
Gateway Building Company improves access to Eno River parks!
Eno River State Park Construction Update
You met the challenge, once again!
Durham City Residents Can Vote for the Eno
Duke Energy Awards Eno River Association $15,000 for Environmental Education
Take a Hike with BING-ENO!
Start the New Year off right! Hike the Eno! Win prizes! Stay safe!!! Join us along the Eno from January 2nd through March 31st with our new BING-ENO game! Learn more and download your BING-ENO card today: www.enoriver.org/bing-eno
Welcoming New Staff!
Thank you friends!
Thanks to your generous support, we’ve hit our 2020 year-end goals and can start 2021 strong and stable in the face of continued uncertainty. It has been a challenging year for so many, but the Eno has seen record visitation and our Association, strong participation from neighbors like you. With the final push from our […]
Dave Cook Receives Governor’s Order of the Long Leaf Pine
Dave G. Cook, retiring Education & Outreach Coordinator for the Eno River Association has received the Order of the Long Leaf Pine award. The award was presented to Mr. Cook on December 6 by North Carolina State Senator Mike Woodard during the Association’s Annual Meeting, held virtually because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Since 1963, North […]
Shop Hyper-local Online!
Just in time for the holidays, our Online Eno Store gives you the opportunity to shop local, online! Shop Eno Store favorites including: *Festival for the Eno posters, screen prints, and art *Eno Hats & T-shirts *Eno Bandanas — new colors released! *The 2021 Eno Calendar, our 50th anniversary edition! Plus, brand new merchandise just […]
Honoring Native American Heritage Month
November is National American Indian Heritage Month. The Eno River Association joins in paying tribute to the rich ancestry and traditions of Native Americans. We have recently updated our Land Acknowledgment Statement as further commitment to practicing inclusion daily. The Eno River Association respectfully acknowledges that the land that we are on today is the […]
Take Action to Protect Orange County Lands & Waters
The Orange County Board of County Commissioners are poised to vote on Lands Legacy Funding and the proposed Research Triangle Logistics Park (RTLP) development in September. Their decisions will result in either a strong, positive impact for both the Eno River and our community, or in a negative, lasting scar on both. Read the full […]
OneEno Weekend July 3-5
The Festival for the Eno may be cancelled, but we’ve got a whole lot of celebration in store for you! Visit www.enofest.org to get in on the fun. OneEno PreGame – Friday, July 3 from 3:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at the Carolina Theatre – Durham Convention Center Plaza. Get your official Eno t-shirts, posters, […]
A letter to our community…
The centuries-deep cultural history in the Eno River basin is rich, and injustice, inequity, and racism are tragically foundational to much of that history. The most recent murders of two innocent Black men – George Floyd and Amaud Arbery- and a Black woman – Breonna Taylor- have opened centuries-old wounds of racism inflicted on the […]
Orange County Proposal to Slash Funding for Land Protection
Update September: Years 2 and 3 up for a vote by County Commissioners. Read our latest statement. Please continue to let your local officials know how important these land conservation programs are in our community. Update June 10: Commissioners protected conservation easement funding in this year’s budget. Thank you all for your time, support, and […]
Eno Zoom Backgrounds
Bring your friends and family to the Eno by using these backgrounds on your next Zoom call. What’s your favorite? Consider joining us to help protect these beautiful spaces by making your membership gift. Instructions for Use: Download your favorite picture by clicking on the thumbnail below to enlarge it on your screen. Right click […]
Members of our Wildflower Society have made a special commitment to the Eno River Association with their annual contribution of $500 or more. The support of these members allow us to be strategic, proactive, and responsive to new land protection opportunities as they arise. Wildflower Society members receive invitations to special events and priority listing […]
NEW LAND PRESERVATION FUND IN ORANGE COUNTY
Eno River Association is pleased to announce a transformational new instrument in the conservation and protection of lands within the Eno River basin. The Roberta and Herman Brown Land Preservation Fund provides resources to maintain and purchase land and easements in Orange County. This fund was established through a nearly $2 million bequest from the […]