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The Rocks Nature Preserve Celebration


The Ellerbe Creek Watershed Association (ECWA) is happy to invite you to the celebration of ECWA's newest nature preserve, The Rocks! The Rocks Nature Preserve is a 2-acre preserve which opened in the fall of 2016. It protects one of the prettiest parts of Ellerbe Creek and supports a wide variety of local wildlife.

Celebrate with us on Sunday, April 2nd from 1-4pm! This is a free, family friendly event. Experts will guide us through several different programs. Join us for one program or stay for the whole afternoon!


  • 1:00 - General information
  • 1:15 - Tour of The Rocks and its importance for the land
  • 2:00 - History of The Rocks
  • 2:15 - Tour of the creek and how The Rocks protects it
  • 3:00 - ~1 mile hike along the future West Ellerbe Creek Trail
  • 3:00 - Stay behind and talk with ECWA staff and volunteers, enjoy the new preserve, and take part in kid-friendly activities!

The Rocks Nature Preserve is located near Broad St and Stadium Dr.

Parking is available at the Central Professional Park, located at 2609 N Duke St near Stadium Dr. Signs will guide you! Google Maps Directions.

Let your friends know you are going on Facebook.

Questions? Contact Chris Sajdak
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