Katherine Schlosser & Charlie Williams - Oct 26, 2016
One of North Carolina’s rarest plants – the formerly “Lost Shortia,” which is found along a few stream banks in only one county in the world – has a history that involves two giants in the world of botany.
How do you influence the community around you? Do you vote, volunteer, go to meetings or march in protests? The institute is partnering with Google, Johnson C. Smith University and the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation to research how local residents engage with each other, including online.
In designing a moon garden, the guiding principle is to use flowers, foliage and accessories that reflect moonlight. Think shiny, silvery and white. Since sight is limited, fragrance is also desirable.
What are other communities doing to address the need to develop affordable housing in their communities? A new report from the UNC Charlotte Urban Institute presents 12 affordable housing strategies other cities are using.