This book aspires to be much more than just another field guide. It’s a longitudinal documentation of avian life in the Piedmont, a region undergoing tremendous change.
As the UNC Charlotte Urban Institute prepares to celebrate its 50th anniversary in 2019, we are reflecting on how our history and growth mirror both the region we focus on and the university that nurtures us.
Monarch butterflies generally start arriving in the Uwharries in May. Their timing seems to coincide with the flowering of the common milkweed in our grasslands.
A special spot of ancient prairie, never worked or plowed, has been preserved.
On a preserved tract in Gaston County, one determined man is fighting a long-term war to remove the invasive plant species that choke out native plants and wildlife.
Charlotte first adopted a greenhouse gas emission reduction resolution in 2007. Now, 11 years later, the City Council is considering a new resolution to move the initiative ahead.
You may not have considered how justice, the environment and climate change intersect. But Jacqueline Patterson has.
Moving back to Charlotte after 10 years away, I noticed changes in Latta Park. Were my memories idealized? Had it always looked like this? Or had it been neglected in my absence? Commentary.
Projections are for the Catawba-Wateree River watershed to reach its capacity to provide water to the growing Charlotte region by 2065. With no state laws managing water rights, what happens?
As the Charlotte region urbanizes, scientists from UNC Charlotte describe how they’ll use a Gaston County site as a long-term observatory to monitor natural systems.