Monthly Archives: February 2011

Project Food, Land and People Educators’ Workshop

Project Food, Land & People (FLP) is hands-on, peer-tested lessons for grades K-12. The lessons explore the interdependence of agriculture, the environment, and human needs. Subjects range from environmental science and stewardship; to human populations, health, and land use issues. … Continue reading

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First Comes State, Then Comes National

Bryan Evans, Director of the Pitt Soil and Water Conservation District, is reaping the benefits from all of his hard work over the last 16 years of service to the county.  After being named the N.C. Conservation District Professional in … Continue reading

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What is a Tree Worth?

The Article “What is a Tree Worth” quantifies the economic value of Trees in Urban Areas.  Key excerpt – “Everyone “knew” that trees cooled down buildings. McPherson measured the actual energy savings from Chicago’s trees. The shade from a large … Continue reading

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Green Energy Interships Available

Here’s a great opportunity for college students (that are NC residents) looking for a paid internship in Green Energy. See this flyer for additional information. For more information, contact Dan Robertson at droberts@catawba.edu or 704-645-4867.

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