Events

Upcoming Events

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Past Events

05/16/13 (Thursday)

Author Francis Koster will speak Thursday, May 16, on his recently published book, Discovering the New America: Where Local Communities Are Solving National Problems, at the Center for the Environment building on the Catawba College campus.

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04/22/13 (Monday)

By Rebecca Ryder This Earth Day, why not do something fun with the family? On Monday, April 22, the Center for the Environment at Catawba College and Town Creek Commons Chick-Fil-A will host a “Growing Green Kids” family night so that parents and children can learn ways to take care of the environment together. The event, which runs from 5-8 p.m., will focus on educating families about carbon dioxide levels and what they can do to help improve air quality.

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04/18/13 (Thursday)
04/13/13 (Saturday)

Children who are fascinated by reptiles and amphibians will have an opportunity to learn about North Carolina’s cold-blooded creatures on Saturday, April 13, on the Catawba College campus.

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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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