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07/17/17 by Juanita Teschner

Redesigning Our Future, Designing Your Future

The keynote speaker at Catawba College’s National Environmental Summit took a slight turn from the event’s theme: Redesigning Our Future.

Heather White, president and CEO of Yellowstone Forever, the nonprofit partner of Yellowstone National Park, told the high school students Tuesday night to spend time being deliberate and thinking about a vision for their future. “Redesigning ourfuture is what we need to do collectively,” she said, “but how can you design your own future?”

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07/17/17 by Juanita Teschner

Three National Organizations Join Center for Environment at Catawba College National Environmental Summit

Three national organizations have joined the Center for the Environment and Catawba College professors this week on the Catawba campus for the 7th annual National Environmental Summit for High School Students.

Professionals from Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) of Colorado, Environmental Working Group of Washington, D.C., and Yellowstone Forever of Yellowstone National Park are offering instruction and guidance to students who are learning what it takes to become effective environmental leaders. 

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05/08/17 by Staff Writer

The Art and Science behind Yellowstone’s Conservation History

By Hannah Davis

When most people think about Yellowstone National Park, they probably think about its 10,000 geysers - more than anywhere in the entire world - or they may think about its expansive plains full of bears, wolves, elk and the endangered bison. However, for Heather White, president and CEO of Yellowstone Forever, “Yellowstone is a reflection of our idea of conservation management.”

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03/08/17 by Guest Writer

Julian Keniry’s ‘Wild Side of Education’

By Hannah Davis

Growing up in the busy city of Los Angeles, Julian Keniry remembers that fateful day in elementary school when she and her classmates were sent home because of poor air quality. She recalls it as one of the turning points in her life when it came to her ambition to work toward a sustainable future.

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