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Past Events

04/09/11 (Saturday)


Join Catawba College students, lead by Jaye Gilmore (Env. Studies Major), to celebrate the arrival of migratory birds! This is a family event for ages 6 and over. Those under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

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04/02/11 (Saturday)

The Center for the Environment will offer a free Gas Cap Check Saturday, April 2, during Live It Up Cabarrus festivities, an annual event to encourage healthy living and to strengthen ties to nutritious, locally produced food. The event will be held from 2-5 p.m. at Frank Liske Park in Concord.

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03/31/11 (Thursday)

The Center for the Environment at Catawba College will feature a presentation by urban designer David Walters Thursday, March 31, at the Center facility on the college campus. His topic will be “Designing our Communities for Clean Air and to Lower our Carbon Footprint.”

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02/10/11 (Thursday)

Has winter got you feeling green and crazy? Join us at the Center for the Environment's next EnviroMingle at The Salisbury Wine Shop on February 10th from 5 - 7pm.

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Videos of Past Events

Video - Viney Aneja: N.C. Pollution

Dr. Viney Aneja, North Carolina State University's Air Quality Research Director and a professor in N.C. State's Department of Marine, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, spoke on air pollution in North Carolina and the causes of surface ozone at the Center for the Environment facility on the Catawba College campus.

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Video - Clay Ballantine: Health Effects of Air Pollution

Dr. Clay Ballantine, an Asheville physician and nationally recognized expert on the health effects of air pollution, spoke as part of the Clean Air Initiatives lectures coordinated by Catawba College's Center for the Environment. Drawing on scores of medical studies showing the link between air pollution and respiratory ailments, Ballantine makes a solid case for making the reduction of air pollution a priority at local, state, and national levels.

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