Amber Veverka

Freelance Writer

Biography

Freelance writer Amber Veverka spent 20 years as a newspaper journalist, most recently at The Charlotte Observer. She's a master naturalist, N.C. certified environmental educator and volunteer with Mecklenburg Park and Recreation and Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools. She lives in Charlotte with her husband, children, cats, rabbits, chickens and thousands of honeybees.

Education

Amber Veverka is a graduate of Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Mich.

Expertise

Articles

  • plancharlotte.org
    Feb 23, 2017
    Birds’ futures and fortunes are inextricably twined with those of humankind. As lands and buildings change with development across the Piedmont, bird species are profoundly affected. Part of KEEPING WATCH on HABITAT.
  • ui.uncc.edu
    Feb 23, 2017
    Birds’ futures and fortunes are inextricably twined with those of humankind. As lands and buildings change with development across the Piedmont, bird species are profoundly affected. Part of KEEPING WATCH on HABITAT.
  • plancharlotte.org
    Feb 13, 2017
    How some local residents scrapped pesticides and herbicides and created a haven for native plants and animals – and even welcome insects. Part of KEEPING WATCH on HABITAT.
  • ui.uncc.edu
    Feb 13, 2017
    How some local residents scrapped pesticides and herbicides and created a haven for native plants and animals – and even welcome insects. Part of KEEPING WATCH on HABITAT.
  • plancharlotte.org
    Feb 13, 2017
    Birds and animals need food, water, cover and a spot to raise young. If you can provide those things, you can help create wildlife habitat, even in the city. A part of our KEEPING WATCH on HABITAT project.
  • ui.uncc.edu
    Feb 13, 2017
    Birds and animals need food, water, cover and a spot to raise young. If you can provide those things, you can help create wildlife habitat, even in the city. A part of our KEEPING WATCH on HABITAT project.
  • plancharlotte.org
    Feb 24, 2016
    What’s the state of air quality in Mecklenburg County today? A discussion with Brian Magi, a UNC Charlotte academic who studies air pollution. Part of the KEEPING WATCH on AIR initiative.
  • ui.uncc.edu
    Feb 24, 2016
    What’s the state of air quality in Mecklenburg County today? A discussion with Brian Magi, a UNC Charlotte academic who studies air pollution. Part of the KEEPING WATCH on AIR initiative.
  • ui.uncc.edu
    Feb 02, 2016
    Jim Matthews, a retired UNC Charlotte biology professor, is a botanist whose mission is to collect and catalog the plants of the 15-county region of the North Carolina Piedmont, preserving a record of what we have, before it’s lost to development.
  • plancharlotte.org
    Feb 02, 2016
    Jim Matthews, a retired UNC Charlotte biology professor, is a botanist whose mission is to collect and catalog the plants of the 15-county region of the North Carolina Piedmont, preserving a record of what we have, before it’s lost to development.