A mostly volunteer team of “citizen scientists” is helping Mecklenburg County track which bird species are reappearing, or disappearing as development changes the local habitat. An interview with naturalist Don Seriff.
Like many cities, Charlotte aims to encourage mixed-use development, after decades of conventional zoning practices that separate uses. PlanCharlotte.org looked at zoning in the city and found almost all Charlotte land is zoned for single-use development.
Three environmentally minded Charlotte entrepreneurs contemplated food waste and instead of seeing a stinky mess, they sniffed out potential for a new business focused on sustainability. Enter Crown Town Compost.
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