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Wear to speak at conference

Dr. John Wear, director of the Center for the Environment at Catawba College, will speak Feb. 10 at a conference on environmental stewardship in Greensboro. His topic will be the Sustainable Communities Leadership Institute.

The institute is the center’s program to educate the public about the interconnectedness of public health, the economy and the environment and to equip current and emerging leaders to foster the growth of vibrant communities while protecting our natural resources.

The conference is co-sponsored by the Environmental Stewardship Committees of Holy Trinity Episcopal Church and Unitarian Universalist Church of Greensboro.

Other speakers will be Pricey Harrison, state representative; Dan Besse of the Conservation Council of North Carolina; and Peter Kauber of the Guilford Solar Communities Program.

Anyone wishing further information may contact Steve McCollum at smccollum@triad.rr.com or 336-286-8665 or Amelia Deaton at ameliadea@ aol.com or 336-275-0431.

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