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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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09/30/12 by Guest Writer

Wildlife Photographer Shares Wood Duck Adventures at Center for Environment at Catawba

By Rebecca Rider

Conservation veteran Eugene Hester shared his wood duck adventures with 75 people September 27 at the Center for the Environment facility on the Catawba College campus.

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09/19/12 by Juanita Teschner

‘Sundown on Easy Street’ Offers Fun and Garners Funds for Center for Environment

A total of 230 people gathered near the F&M Bank Trolley Barn in downtown Salisbury September 14 for the Center for the Environment’s first “Sundown on Easy Street” celebration.

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08/26/12 by Guest Writer

Leutze Regales Audience with Tales of People from Dog Town who Saved a Mountain

By Rebecca Rider

Nearly 150 people turned out August 23 to hear Jay Leutze, acclaimed author of “Stand Up That Mountain,” tell the story of mountain people “who fought for their own backyard.” The event, hosted by the Center for the Environment at Catawba College and the LandTrust for Central North Carolina, was held in the Center facility on the Catawba campus.

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08/26/12 by Juanita Teschner

Princeton Review’s 2013 Green Honor Roll Rates Catawba One of Best in Nation

Catawba College was one of only 21 colleges nationwide to earn the highest possible score in the Princeton Review’s 2013 Green Rating Honor Roll.

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08/20/12 by Salisbury Post

Review: “Stand Up That Mountain”

“Stand Up That Mountain,” by Jay Erskine Leutze. Scribner. 2012. 387 pp. $27. E-book, $12.99.

This review by Deirdre Parker Smith appeared in the August 19, 2012, issue of the Salisbury Post.

For compelling non-fiction, look no further than “Stand Up That Mountain,” a handsome title for an environmental book that reads like a thriller.

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08/20/12 by Salisbury Post

Q&A with Jay Leutze

EDITOR’S NOTE: This Q&A by Chris Verner appeared in the August 19, 2012, issue of the Salisbury Post.

Spend a few minutes talking with author and conservationist Jay Leutze about his life’s journey and the word “longing” may slip into the conversation a few times. Longing for tranquility and solitude. Longing for the peace and clarity that comes from simple living. But most of all, longing to perpetuate and enjoy the mountain landscapes he calls home.

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08/19/12 by Juanita Teschner

Center for Environment’s ‘Sundown on Easy Street’ Scheduled for Sept. 14

The Center for the Environment at Catawba College will celebrate the end of summer with live music and farm-fresh foods on Friday, September 14, at a special event called “Sundown on Easy Street.”

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08/19/12 by Sydney Smith

Center for the Environment and Sustainable Catawba Welcome New Students

Catawba College’s newest students learned about the campus’ many green initiatives and opportunities August 14 when the Center for the Environment and Sustainable Catawba hosted a special event at Peeler Crystal Lounge on the Catawba campus.

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08/06/12 by Guest Writer

Catawba College Joins Billion-Dollar Green Challenge

Catawba College upped its institutional commitment to sustainability recently by agreeing to create a green revolving fund that will loan money to finance on-campus investments in clean energy and efficiency projects. With this commitment, Catawba joins 41 other institutions, mainly colleges and universities, in the U.S. and Canada that are part of the Billion-Dollar Green Challenge.

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