As a Bee City USA Affiliate, the City of Gastonia and Keep Gastonia Beautiful are thinking globally and acting locally, to conserve native pollinators by increasing the abundance of native plants, providing nest sites, and reducing the use of pesticides.  



Click on the pictures below to be taken to valuable resources and information on protecting our pollinators.      


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North Carolina Native Plant Society is... 

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Criteria for Pollinator-Friendly Garden Certification 

Information on pollinator protection

Beneficial Plantings for Pollinators





Integrated Pest Management
Applicable Usage for Municipal Staff and Homeowners

Integrated Pest Management Resource

Pest Management information from NC Extension Office




Gaston County Beekeepers Association

Wondering how to remove swarms from your property????
Check out this list of local beekeepers that can help!


 Join Gaston County Beekeepers President, Burton Beasley as we explore all about bees!

 Interactive Hive Tour





Offices for Keep Gastonia Beautiful are located at the Garland Municipal Business Center at 150 S. York Street on the second floor.

Contact Information:
Garland Municipal Business Center
150 S. York Street, Gastonia, NC 28052
(PO Box 1748, Gastonia, NC 28053-1748)
704.869.1047 (business)
704.866.6067 (fax) 


Gastonia, N.C., just minutes west of Charlotte, is one of the area’s best places to live and work with an ideal combination of location, size and livability. Gastonia is the largest of Gaston County’s 13 municipalities and one of the largest cities in the Charlotte metropolitan area. Selected as an All-America City three times, Gastonia’s desirable quality of life is the result of its beautiful natural surroundings, friendly neighborhoods, responsive government and vibrant business environment.


✆ 704-866-6714

⟟ 181 S. South Street
Gastonia, NC 28052