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Protected areas along Charlotte’s water source a harbor for wildlife

Lake Norman’s Catawba-chain neighbor to the south gets a bit more tender love and care than the “inland sea.” Since Mountain Island Lake is Charlotte’s source for drinking water, it requires more protection, so instead of being surrounded by subdivisions and marinas, it has nature preserves along much of its eastern banks.  Mecklenburg County owns more than 3,000 acres from […]