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The restoration of 3,000 linear feet of Hardin Creek, which runs beside Watauga High School and a portion of the Greenway Trail, is being proposed. Laura England, a lecturer in the ASU Departments of Sustainable Development and Biology, spoke about...
Children take their first look at the garden

Learning garden teaches children where food comes from

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - 10:29pm
Children are learning how plants grow and where food comes from in a learning garden planted by Appalachian State University students at Appalachian’s Child Development Center. In this outdoor classroom, children learn about nature, ecology and...
Sustainability was the theme for recent activities at the American Cultural Center in Shenyang, China. The center, located at Northeastern University in Shenyang, is co-directed by Appalachian State University. It was launched in May 2013 with an...
April is National Poetry Month and to celebrate The Scholars Bookshop in the University Bookstore at Appalachian State University will host readings by two local poets. Kathryn Kirkpatrick, a professor in the Department of English and the Department...
Author and adventurer Ken Ilgunas will present his talk “Trespassing across America: One Man’s Epic, 1,700-mile (and sort of Illegal) Hike along the Keystone XL Pipeline” Tuesday, April 8, at 6:30 p.m. in Belk Library and Information Commons Room...
Fred Bahnson, a national advocate for deliberate living and mindful relationships with food, will give two public lectures April 3 at Appalachian State University. His first talk titled “Monk, a Rabbi, and a Heroin Addict Walk Into a Garden – The...
BOONE—Gary Paul Nabhan, internationally celebrated conservation scientist, writer, food and farming activist, and proponent of conserving the links between biodiversity and cultural diversity, will speak at Appalachian State University Oct. 31 at 4:...
BOONE—Ecofeminist Carol Adams, author of “The Sexual Politics of Meat,” will present a slide-illustrated talk Wednesday, Nov. 6, at Appalachian State University. The program begins at 7 p.m. in Plemmons Student Union’s Parkway Ballroom. A reception...
The Department of Anthropology presents “Oil Legacies and Sustainable Futures on Mexico’s Gulf Coast” on Wednesday, Oct. 23, at Appalachian State University. The lecture by cultural anthropologist Lisa Bregalia, Ph.D., of George Mason University,...
BOONE—Mini-documentaries that were highlighted during Homegrown Film Festival: A Celebration of Sustainability in the High Country are now available online. Topics included sustainable agriculture, beer making and more. The films can be viewed at...


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