Let Citizens’ Climate Lobby Volunteers Lobby You So You Can Learn How to Lobby Congress

By Staff Citizens’ Climate Lobby is a national grassroots organization that is lobbying Congress to put a price on carbon. Local CCL volunteers have been busy meeting with legislators and talking about climate change and what we can do about it. On Wed. November 18, from 6-8pm, they’ll be meeting […]

by · November 17, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Environment
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The City of Winston-Salem Wants Your Input on Miller Park Improvements

By Staff City of Winston-Salem Recreation & Parks Department is soliciting input from citizens about their priorities for improving Miller Park. Citizens can go online to give their opinions on the importance of such measures as safety, lighting, accessibility, historic preservation and more. The improvements will be part of the […]

by · November 6, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Environment, Government Services
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North Carolina Clean Transportation Tour Coming to Sci-Works

By Staff The NC Clean Energy Technology Center is hosting a Clean Transportation Tour that will take place in Concord, Winston-Salem, and Raleigh. The second stop, on October 21st, will be in Winston-Salem. The tour is an opportunity for invited guest (including corporate executives, fleet managers, elected officials, and other […]

by · October 15, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Environment
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Wild & Scenic Film Festival On Tour Returns to Winston-Salem as Part Of Yadkin Riverkeeper’s Clean Water Weekend

By Staff   Yadkin Riverkeeper’s Second Annual Clean Water Weekend will witness the return of the nation’s largest environmental film festival of its kind – The Wild & Scenic Film Festival on Tour. The weekend is a celebration of clean water that benefits Yadkin Riverkeeper’s work to preserve North Carolina’s […]

CCD Micro-Doc – Walnut Tree: We Shall Not be Moved

CCD Micro-Doc – Walnut Tree: We Shall Not be Moved

  In the spring and early summer of 2015 residents of southern Stokes County, NC were targeted by powers who wish to frack in their community. Plagued already by the toxic effects of coal ash, the battle for their rights begins.    

by · July 24, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Environment
City Expands Methane Testing Around Bowman Gray Stadium

City Expands Methane Testing Around Bowman Gray Stadium

By Staff The city will test for methane in the soil of the neighborhood west of Bowman Gray Stadium after testing revealed high concentrations of the gas in the soil of the stadium and the parking lots around it. High concentrations of methane were found during environmental testing being conducted […]

by · June 4, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Environment
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Yadkin RiverKeeper Launches 2015 Tour on May 29th

By Staff Yadkin Riverkeeper will host its Sixth Annual Yadkin Riverkeeper Tour of paddling experiences down North Carolina’s second longest river. Each year, Yadkin Riverkeeper connects thousands of people, including children, families and civic organizations, to the water and outdoors. This year’s Tour takes place during four weekends in May, […]

by · May 18, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Environment, Non-profits

Crepe Murdered- Power Lines, Trees, and the Inevitable Day of Reckoning

By David Lusk Heavy Handed Power Line Clearance Butchers a Winston-Salem Neighborhood’s Trees We need the electricity that brings us heat and light; electricity that powers appliances, computers, and wide screen televisions. The system of overhead power lines stretching throughout our older neighborhoods is often taken for granted, at least, […]

by · April 28, 2015 · 6 comments · Community, Environment
CCD Editorial Cartoon – Duke Energy Rolls Out New Product

CCD Editorial Cartoon – Duke Energy Rolls Out New Product

By Andrew David Cox         Andrew David Cox, from Pfafftown, is a cartoonist, painter and illustrator who specializes in editorial cartoons and political art. Cox drew editorial cartoons for The Appalachian, the student newspaper of Appalachian State, from August of 2012 to May of 2014. His student […]

by · April 28, 2015 · 0 comments · Columns, Community, Environment, Guests

Hang Out with CCD at the Earth Day Fair

Camel City Dispatch will be at the 10th annual Piedmont Earth Day Fair this Saturday, April 25th from 10am-5pm. The event has been moved inside to the Education Building at the Winston-Salem Fairgrounds (formerly known as the Dixie Classic Fairgrounds). Stop by our booth (#134) and meet some of our crew […]