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Conserving the Landscape in the Face of Growth North Carolina is one of the fastest-growing states in the nation. Population growth can be good for a state’s economy, but it can also cause a burden on natural … Continued

The Potential of Offshore Wind Energy   There are currently three offshore wind areas in North Carolina, two of which have been leased for development. These projects are expected to require thousands of workers to … Continued

Resilient Agriculture

The agriculture industry is at risk as farmers experience issues related to increased rates of rainfall and droughts, and increased frequency of extreme weather events, such as hurricanes, which cause … Continued

Resilient Agriculture Chatham & Stanly Counties Small farms have problems dealing with crop loss and other issues related to extreme weather events such as flooding and droughts. A recent report predicts … Continued

Local Sustainability Goals (Asheville Region)

Local governments across North Carolina adopt resolutions committing to measures of sustainability and reducing carbon emissions. These resolutions are designed to initiate a plan for communities to “develop a vision … Continued