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Articles about Gaston County
He’s (almost) winning a war with invasives
Ruth Ann Grissom
- Jul 25, 2018
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.
Study: Charlotte region lags in food economy, farmers markets
- Jul 09, 2018
A new report finds Charlotte and its region are underperforming in many measurements of its local food economy.
UNCC researchers launch long-term study at Gaston preserve
- Aug 09, 2017
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.
Feds want metro transportation planning less fractured. Good luck with that.
- Sep 07, 2016
Transportation planning in the greater Charlotte region is split among five planning groups. Will a federal push to consolidate make a difference?