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Spring Break Domestic Programs: Environment

Coastal Conservation

Splash into spring break! This ASE program is thrilled to work alongside an active community protecting a local lagoon ecosystem. Learn ways to preserve the environment while serving with the Marine Discovery Center.

Peer Leaders: Savannah Little & Alex Sokira-Yakhontov

 

Growing-Up Green

Passionate about sustainable farming and providing accessible food to urban areas? Come join us at Jones Valley Teaching Farm where you will learn and engage in sustainable farming techniques that help the surrounding communities!

Peer Leaders: Leanne Meserve & Miranda Lowery

 

Ecology for the Economy

Join us on an adventure working in a unique coastal habitat. Service will include week-long projects throughout the 562 acres. Projects may include rebuilding, painting, carpentry, and trail maintenance. Join in their efforts to prepare for a beautiful season; with a focus on natural history, birding, and bay ecology.

Peer Leaders: Julianna Roupas & Max Taylor

 

Seaside Sustainability

Spend your spring break giving back to the earth by volunteering with the Nature Conservancy. The preserve where we will be working is a globally rare maritime forest ecosystem and treasured community resource. You will be immersed in teamwork oriented stewardship activities such as: trail maintenance, infrastructure improvements, habitat restoration, and other preserve management responsibilities.

Peer Leaders: Jillyan Baskin & McKenzie Mack

 

Restoration & Exploration at the Coast

Come join us as we care for and explore a 66,306-acre wildlife refuge. This coastal park, that is part of the National Fish and Wildlife Service, encompasses a few of our crucial barrier islands. Our program allows students to be part of the work that goes into preserving wildlife refuges, which play a key role in our environment.

Peer Leaders: Allison Montgomery & Melina Tirrell

Contact Us

Rm. 134, Plemmons Student Union
263 Locust Street
Boone, NC 28608
Fax: (828) 262-8078

Summer Wisdom
Assistant Director
wisdomss@appstate.edu

RaShaun Robinson
Graduate Assistant
robinsonrr@appstate.edu