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02/11/13 by Juanita Teschner

Catawba Students Help Preserve Long-leaf Pine Forest

EDITOR’S NOTE: This story by the Catawba College News Service appeared in the February 8, 2012, issue of the Salisbury Post

Catawba College environmental science and sustainable business students greeted the cold and clear first day of February by assisting the N.C. Zoological Park in management of a significant tract of longleaf pine in the Uwharrie region of northern Montgomery County.

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02/10/13 by Juanita Teschner

Center for Environment at Catawba Releases Video on National Environmental Summit

The Center for the Environment at Catawba College recently posted an 8 ½ -minute video on its website about the 2012 National Environmental Summit, which brought high school students from across the country to the Catawba campus to learn how they could use their talents to effect positive change in the world.

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02/10/13 by Juanita Teschner

Catawba College Offers New Service-Oriented Environmental Scholarship Program

Catawba College will launch a new Environmental Stewards and Scholars Scholarship Program this fall through the college’s Center for the Environment.

These scholarships are being offered in addition to the academic scholarships the college currently offers to students majoring in one of the four environmental degree programs: Environmental Education, Environmental Science, Environmental Studies or Sustainable Business and Community Development.

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02/09/13 by Juanita Teschner

Catawba National Environmental Summit Students Receive Grants for Projects

Two students who attended the 2012 National Environmental Summit for High School Students last July at Catawba College have received mini-grants to help fund sustainable projects they have initiated in their schools.

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01/24/13 by Juanita Teschner

Center for Environment Accepting Applications Now for July National Environmental Summit

SALISBURY, N.C. – The Center for the Environment at Catawba College is now accepting applications for its third annual National Environmental Summit for High School Students, scheduled for July 9-13.

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01/05/13 by Juanita Teschner

Faith, Spirituality & Environmental Stewardship Workshop at Center for Environment

The Center for the Environment at Catawba College will host a Faith, Spirituality and Environmental Stewardship Workshop to bring together people who would like to share their experiences with green projects in their congregations with those who want to learn how to implement projects in their own faith communities.

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12/02/12 by Kathy Chaffin

Paul and Carrie Bardinas: Gold Sponsors for Sundown on Easy Street

The Center for the Environment’s friends gathered September 14 for our first annual Sundown on Easy Street. Freirich Foods CEO Paul Bardinas and his wife, Carrie, should be recognized for their generous donation as one of our Gold Sponsors along with F&M Bank. Paul and Carrie are a vibrant young couple with three small boys who lead their lives by example. We can make incremental changes to live a more self-sustaining and sustainable lifestyle.

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11/27/12 by Sydney Smith

Birding Bonanza Event a Huge Success at Catawba College

The Center for the Environment and Environment Catawba Outreach (ECO) held a special Birding Bonanza November 1 on Catawba’s campus. The Birding Bonanza included several special events and a guest speaker to educate Catawba’s campus and the surrounding community about the importance of birds.

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11/08/12 by Juanita Teschner

Catawba Ecological Preserve Named for Fred Stanback in Surprise Ceremony

Catawba College’s 189-acre environmental preserve was named for environmental champion Fred Stanback on November 8 in a special surprise ceremony honoring the longtime benefactor and advocate of the Center for the Environment.

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10/29/12 by Guest Writer

“Ingredients” Screening and Panel Open Eyes to Importance of Local Foods

By Sydney Smith

Area citizens learned about the importance of choosing locally produced foods on October 25 at a local screening of the documentary film “Ingredients” at the Center for the Environment facility on the Catawba College campus.

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