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Earth Day Celebration

earthday_6_m.jpgearthday_5.jpgBrent Summerville adjusts a solar panel on a mobile alternative energy display during Earth Day festivities held on Appalachian State University’s Sanford Mall. The miniature home, a collaborative effort between the student organization Appalachian Regional Initiative for Sustainable Energy (ARISE) and Appalachian’s Department of Technology, features details for green construction, passive solar design and wind power. Summerville is project manager for the university wind research facility on Beech Mountain.

Luke Dubbelman sits on a shave horse and learns to use a draw knife for carving a wooden utensil under the guidance of Turtle Island Preserve intern Mark Kessler during Earth Day activities on Appalachian State University’s Sanford Mall.

(Photos by university photographer Marie Freeman)

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