Podcast and Q/A interview: Owen Furuseth, retired UNC Charlotte associate provost for Metropolitan Studies, researched open space preservation, neighborhoods and immigration. He talks with PlanCharlotte about his work.
Scientists have developed a practice called “resilience science” that looks beyond trying to predict which species will need protection and instead aims to preserve resilient places that can support diverse forms of life.
Spend time in the N.C. Piedmont forest after sundown and you may be treated to a beautiful sight: thousands of fireflies lit up among the tree tops – a different species from our backyard fireflies. But even backyard firefly populations are in decline, due to pesticides, habitat loss and light pollution.
A hidden inscription. A memorial to a heroic teacher. A mural depiction of well-loved burger cooks. Charlotte neighborhoods have plenty of stories to tell, and during a month of City Walks hundreds of participants heard some of them. A photo slideshow.