C - Environment


TreesCharlotte is a public/private nonprofit collaboration to grow, diversify and steward the city’s iconic urban forest. Trained volunteers and science-based programs teach residents about the value of trees and how to plant and care for them.

Clean Jordan Lake

Clean Jordan Lake is a nonprofit, community-driven organization to remove trash from the shoreline of Jordan Lake and prevent its recurrence. We exist to inform, inspire and coordinate cleanups and to raise public awareness of the importance of watershed-wide, good stewardship.

North Carolina High Peaks Trail Association Inc

Our purpose is to advance the public’s awareness, education, understanding and appreciation of nature, wildlife and the natural environment by engaging in outdoor recreational activities including walking, hiking, bicycling and water sports in the North and South Toe River basins, Ivy Creek and the North Carolina portion of the Nolichucky River in the mountains of Western North Carolina.