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Center for Environment Provides Value-added Education

May 27, 2005
Category: Academics, Environmental Science
By Dr. John Wear, Director of the Catawba Center for the EnvironmentA recent Associated Press story reminded me of how important the Catawba College Center for the Environment is to the education of our students. A young man in a northwestern state reacted shrilly to development’s encroachment…
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Catawba Students Plant Native Trees on Campus

May 2, 2005
Category: Environmental Science, Students
;It took a tractor, a trailer, a generous donor and a lot of strong backs and willing hands. Catawba College students planted 25 trees Tuesday and Thursday afternoon in an ambitious project that will add 53 trees to the Catawba campus.Twenty five students planted the 8-to-12-foot 300-pound trees…
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Catawba Students Plant Native Trees on Campus

May 2, 2005
Category: Environmental Science, Students
;It took a tractor, a trailer, a generous donor and a lot of strong backs and willing hands. Catawba College students planted 25 trees Tuesday and Thursday afternoon in an ambitious project that will add 53 trees to the Catawba campus.Twenty five students planted the 8-to-12-foot 300-pound trees…
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Catawba Center for Environment Receives Gift from Duke Power

April 19, 2005
Category: Academics, Environmental Science, Students
The Catawba College Center for the Environment has received a $5,000 gift from Duke Power Company to help fund the initial phase of a campus-focused sustainable practices program.The pilot program, which will begin this spring, will help formulate a three-year initiative designed to reduce the…
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Simple Living TV Crew Films Segment on Environmental Education at Catawba

April 19, 2005
Category: Academics, Environmental Science, Students
The day couldn’t have been better for filming on the Catawba College campus. The sun was shining. The students were full of excitement about the campus greening initiative. Even the crabapple trees cooperated, offering their fresh pink blossoms as a backdrop for Catawba President Robert…
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