Welcome to the UNC Charlotte Urban Institute

We are a nonpartisan, applied research and community outreach institute at UNC Charlotte, seeking solutions to the social, economic and environmental challenges facing our communities.
A boardwalk curves through wetlands at Four Mile Creek Greenway. Photo: Nancy Pierce

To you it’s a place to walk, but to wildlife it’s refuge

Mecklenburg County’s greenways are more than places to jog, bicycle or escape the city’s hurly-burly. Surrounded by urbanization, they provide increasingly rare refuges for wildlife. Part of KEEPING WATCH on HABITAT

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PlanCharlotte.org
Charlotte Regional Indicators

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