Category: Citizen Science

Ozone Garden Workshop

Learn how to create your own Ozone Garden at home Did you know ozone pollution not only impacts human health, but plant life too? Join Clean Air Carolina at Wing Haven in Charlotte on Saturday, June 9, 9am-10:30am, to learn more about ozone pollution, how it impacts...

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GUEST BLOG: There’s Something in the Air -Mattie Marshall

Ross, Marshall, and Hughes have been dedicated to tracking the air quality of the west side using special monitors provided by Clean Air Carolina. As the first AirKeepers to use the new home monitors, they have served as citizen scientists and have been collecting, tracking, and helping to interpret the air quality data captured by their devices.

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AirKeeper Spotlight: Steve O’Neil

North Carolina has a proud contingent of naturalists, conservationists, and citizens interested in protecting the natural splendor of the state. One very dedicated naturalist working with Clean Air Carolina, Steve O’Neil, founder of Earthshine Nature Programs, has been finding AirKeeper partners all over western North Carolina.  He’s installed multiple particle monitors, including at the Cherokee Welcome Center, and most recently at the Pisgah Astronomical Research Center (PARI)!

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Clean Air for Cliffside

Local landmark to host first-of-its-kind air sensor Historic Cliffside, North Carolina is home to many people who love the state and care deeply about its natural environment.  Rutherford and Cleveland Counties are home to some of the former mill communities that put...

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Matthews Township is on the Map!

Matthews Township, NC. Home of beautiful weather, the Charlotte Independence, and now a custom built air quality sensor station. Over the summer one of Clean Air Carolina’s AirKeepers, and Matthews resident, Gordon Miller, participated in special work with us...

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The Exposures of Summer

Summer is the time for yard work.  Love it or hate it, millions of Americans maintain lawns at their homes, using a variety of tools.  Those tools can be a source of pollution, as our AirKeeper Robert Parr found out. Gas-powered lawn mowers are not subject to the same...

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