Category: Pollution

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

  Written by Monika Dammann, Marketing & Development Intern On Wednesday, June 19, the Catawba Riverkeeper Foundation teamed up with the Resident Culture Run Club for a night of plogging in the Plaza Midwood neighborhood. What’sContinue reading

Last Saturday a group of 19 volunteers spent the morning cleaning up Lake Hickory. The group brought boats, kayaks, and most importantly friends and family! From two launch sites on opposite sides of the lake, volunteers collected a totalContinue reading