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Catawba's Landmark Solar Project Uncommon

December 9, 2015
Category: Environmental Science
Catawba College's landmark solar installation is garnering attention for a number of reasons. One is that it is mounted only on existing rooftops and parking lots. That is uncommon, according to Mike Nicklaus, president of Innovative Design, the project's consultant and facilitator. More often,…
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Catawba Completes Phase I of Premier Solar Project

June 10, 2015
Category: Environmental Science, Events
 Aerial footage of solar panel installation at theRobertson College-Community Center Catawba College has completed Phase I of its solar installation, which will ultimately provide nearly one megawatt of solar electricity for the campus. The eight new solar electric systems will produce more…
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Non-Lethal Removal Solution Enables New "Bee-ginnings"

May 26, 2015
Category: Environmental Science, Events, Staff
 Catawba is working with local beekeepers torelocate the displaced bees. Catawba College is contracting with Animal Control Experts (ACE) to provide a non-lethal solution to the College's honeybee issue in the Robertson College-Community Center. Bee removal efforts are set to begin on…
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For the Birds

May 14, 2015
Category: Environmental Science, Students
by Rebecca Rider Local children and the Center for the Environment at Catawba College have teamed up to provide new homes for the birds that frequent the Fred Stanback Ecological Preserve near the Center's building on campus. The mind behind the project is Catawba College senior and Environmental…
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Wood Ducks Given New Homes

May 13, 2015
Category: Academics, Environmental Science, Students
by Rebecca Rider   Balyn Krout spent his spring semester giving a home to the wood duck population in the Fred Stanback, Jr. Ecological Preserve on the Catawba College campus. Krout, an Environmental Studies major and senior at Catawba, worked on the project for his internship with the…
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