Category: Pollution

Help keep Charlotte creeks beautiful! We’re looking for volunteers to help pick up trash from two of Catawba Riverkeeper’s adopted creeks in Charlotte (Irwin Creek and King Creek). All cleanup supplies (gloves, trash bags, grabbers)Continue reading

Catawba Riverkeeper is recruiting volunteers to serve as Boat Captains for our Summer 2020 Swim Guide program. Catawba Riverkeeper’s Swim Guide program is the only comprehensive testing program on the Catawba that provides timely informationContinue reading

Since the February 6 storm dropped almost half a foot of rain on the upper Catawba basin, we have received numerous calls about the color and clarity of Lake Norman. Long time residents told usContinue reading

By Wayne Moyers, Engagement Coordinator Despite the chill of winter, 52 UNC Charlotte students tackled what seemed to be a daunting task on Litter Sugar Creek: pick up as much trash as possible from theContinue reading

Have you heard the news? Three “Litter Gitters” have been installed on local creeks in Charlotte! These trash collecting devices by the Osprey Initiative, are keeping trash from going further downstream into our lakes, rivers,Continue reading