News from the Center for the Environment
09/30/14 by Juanita Teschner
An innovative program to help individuals and businesses save on electricity costs will be available to residents of Salisbury, Rowan County and the surrounding area beginning October 2 until the end of the year. A community celebration to launch Solarize Salisbury-Rowan will be held from 5-7 p.m. on Thursday, October 2, at the Lee Street Theatre with live music by Life Size and refreshments. Officials will offer a brief explanation of the program at 6 p.m. All interested homeowners and business owners are welcome to attend.
07/23/14 by Rebecca Rider
High School students who chose to study invasive species during their week at the National Environmental Summit at Catawba College probably didn't think they'd be baking a kudzu quiche. But they did, and they served it, along with other kudzu creations, at the final festival.
07/23/14 by Juanita Teschner
The National Environmental Summit for High School Students at Catawba College brought talented and committed speakers, faculty and students to Catawba College for intensive study five days in July.
07/13/14 by Rebecca Rider
Last week teens from around the country gathered at the Center for the Environment at Catawba College to learn how they can use their passions to create a sustainable world. Students attending the National Environmental Summit heard from renowned speakers, such as CNN 2013 Hero of the Year Robin Emmons.