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by Juanita Teschner

Salisbury Academy Earns NC Green Schools Award

Salisbury Academy recently received the NC Green School of Promise Award from the NC Green Schools Program, a non-profit organization that promotes sustainability in the state’s schools from pre-kindergarten through 12th grade. 

Under the auspices of the Center for the Environment at Catawba College, the NC Green Schools Program helps teachers connect and share ideas, offers resources and tools to help them start green initiatives and recognizes schools that meet specified goals.

The NC Green School of Promise Award is given to schools that are taking initial steps to improve their sustainability and environmental education curriculum.

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by Juanita Teschner

Two Rivers Community School Receives NC Green Schools Award

Boone, NC – Two Rivers Community School, a K-8 public charter school in Boone, recently received the NC Green School of Quality award from the NC Green Schools Program, a non-profit organization that promotes sustainability in the state’s schools from pre-kindergarten through 12th grade. 

It is the first school outside of Buncombe County to achieve the certification in Western North Carolina.

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by Juanita Teschner

Carolina International School Advances as NC Green School of Quality

Carolina International School (CIS) in Concord recently advanced to a NC Green School of Quality, a designation of the NC Green Schools Program, a non-profit organization that promotes sustainability in the state’s schools from pre-kindergarten through 12th grade. 

Under the auspices of the Center for the Environment at Catawba College, the NC Green Schools Program helps teachers connect and share ideas, offers resources and tools to help them start green initiatives and recognizes schools that meet specified goals.

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Ken Cook is Hopeful for Earth’s Future

By Hannah Davis

The Earth is only one small planet floating among the billions of galactic systems in our known universe, and as far as we know, there is nothing else like it. In other words, despite scientists’ best intentions, we have only this one planet created perfectly to sustain all of our human needs, and we need to take care of it. 

 

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Center for the Environment at Catawba Highlights Watershed Project

By Hannah Davis 

Growing up by the warm waters of the Florida coastline, photographer Jeff Rich developed a love for the aqueous environment. This love for the environment led to a love for capturing its beautiful elements with photography. And from his passion for photography, his passion for environmental activism and using his art to teach others about the plight of watersheds grew. This was how his Watershed Project all began, and how he ultimately ended up speaking at the Center for the Environment facility on the Catawba College campus on March 31.  

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