If you're interested in conservation, NC has got you covered.
July 5, 2019
Scientists like biologist E.O. Wilson are calling for half of the Earth’s surface and seas to be set aside as protected landscape to preserve humanity. With this goal in mind, one might wonder exactly how much is already protected.
To answer this, it’s important to know how much of the Earth has been touched by humans.
Learn about native North Carolina plants, then discover how plant scientists and groundskeepers have used plants that are native to North Carolina to create an environmentally-sustainable golf course.
Conservationists are working to protect all essential habitats along the piping plover’s flight path, including its resting point in North Carolina.
The return of Pinehurst #2 to its original design, as discussed in Greening the Golf Course, was not only a way to embrace the history of the course. It was also a bold step into the future. That’s because the water-conserving redesign addresses one of the greatest challenges facing the sport: water.
Water is a precious and scarce resource. In the future, golf courses simply can’t use as much water as they do now.