Events

Upcoming Events

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Past Events

11/12/13 (Tuesday)

Dr. Francis Koster, author of Discovering the New America: Where Local Communities are Solving National Problems, will speak November 12 at the Center for the Environment building on the Catawba College campus. His presentation, scheduled for 6:30 p.m., is titled, “A Review of the Climate Change Debate.”

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10/24/13 (Thursday)

Dr. Chris Magryta of Salisbury Pediatrics will speak at the Center for the Environment on “Your Gut and the Environment” at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, October 24.

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10/03/13 (Thursday)

Ken Cook, president and founder of the Washington, D.C.-based Environmental Working Group (EWG), will speak at the Center for the Environment facility on “The Farm Bill, Healthy Food and Our Environment, What’s at stake?” at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, October 3.

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09/19/13 (Thursday)

Dr. Christopher Nagy will speak on “The Standard American Diet: History, Health and Disease” at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, September 19, at the Center for the Environment facility.

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Videos of Past Events

Environmental Partners - Designing a Sustainable Future

The facility that houses the Center for the Environment at Catawba College was one of the first "green" buildings constructed in the state. The Center wanted to lead by example, encouraging others to use environmentally friendly products and practices in the construction of new facilities. Watch the story of how the Center facility was built.

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Video - Peter Forbes: Community-based Conservation

Peter Forbes, in his years as a conservationist, has learned that the work is all about relationship building. He has also learned that those who are interested in conservation and those who are interested in social justice must work together to solve the planet’s problems. Forbes, co-founder of the Vermont-based Center for Whole Communities, emphasized in his remarks at Catawba College that people and the land are tied together, and what affects one affects the other.

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