Upcoming Events

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Past Events

11/15/11 (Tuesday)

Dr. John Coonrod, executive vice president of The Hunger Project, will speak on “The Frontline of Sustainability” at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, November 15, at the Center for the Environment facility. His speech will address the relationships between caring for the environment, dealing with climate change and empowering villagers around the world to meet their basic needs.

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04/19/11 (Tuesday)

“Overpopulation, Mass Extinction and Rewilding” will be the topic of a presentation by the founder of the Wildlands Project Tuesday, April 19, at the Center for the Environment on the Catawba College campus.

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04/14/11 (Thursday)

Join us April 14th in this fun, eco-friendly mingling and networking event hosted by the Center for the Environment.

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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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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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