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Lloyd Center on mark for $3 million upgrade campaign

LCE Welcome Center by studio2sustain, inc. DARTMOUTH — Don’t be alarmed to see the new flagged off area at the Lloyd Center for the Environment. It heralds good news for fans of the 34-year-old nature center on Potomska Road — expansion. The closed area marks the footprint of a new 960-square-foot visitor center, a part…

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Fund Raising Up-Date April, 2017

As of April 2017, $2.2M of the $3M Transforming A Legacy Campaign goal has been raised from the Lloyd family and leadership donors, foundations and corporations, and the MA Cultural Council Facilities Fund. The Lloyd Center is in the process of submitting additional applications to foundations, meeting with area corporation leaders and discussing its plans…

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Founder’s Vision Breaks New Ground

The founder of the Lloyd Center for the Environment, Karen Gallup Lloyd, liked to discuss the deepest subjects over a cup of coffee with cream, a blend she insisted be the “color of the Potomac.” She was fascinated with the idea of balance and was drawn to a number of interests – Asian art, Native…

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Lloyd Center for the Environment: Protecting Nature Through Public Education

The Lloyd Center for the Environment has one goal: to protect nature through research, education, and outreach. It seems a simple goal, but the true scale of what this goal encompasses far surpasses the few straightforward words that you see above. In reality, the Lloyd Center for the Environment is the only organization in the…

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Lloyd Center’s Annual Appeal

We are writing today to ask for your support in the Lloyd Center for the Environment’s 2016 Annual Fund. Our goal is to raise $110,000 to support the research, education and outreach programs the Lloyd Center provides to our community. The Annual Fund is a critical piece of our operating budget. For the Center to…

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Local Oak

All building projects contain thousands of details, but the number of details involved with a project striving to be environmentally responsible grows exponentially. In September 2016, the Lloyd Center plans to break ground for its new Welcome Center with the intent of becoming one of only a handful of buildings in the world to pursue…

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Lloyd Center for the Environment kicks off $3 million upgrade campaign

By Phil Devitt DARTMOUTH — It’s only 34 years old, but it’s getting a face lift. Lloyd Center for the Environment, the scenic 82-acre wonderland off Potomska Road, is in line for a new welcome center, waterfront teaching pavilion and other expansions to accommodate the more than 25,000 visitors it serves each year. “Our programs…

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Three generous foundation grants

The Lloyd Center Capital Campaign, Transforming A Legacy, has received three generous foundation grants to support its educational programs and facilities improvements. The Bafflin Foundation has given the Center $25,000 to assist with site improvements in keeping with the lifetime efforts of Lois Orswell to “support plants and the earth”. Through the Community Foundation of…

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Lloyd Center Annual Meeting ~ Save the Date ~ April 28th

On Thursday, April 28th, the Lloyd Center will host an expert panel discussion on its pursuit of a Welcome Center with Living Building Challenge™ (LBC) certification, the building industry’s most ambitious sustainable construction performance standards. The Welcome Center will house a bus drop-off shelter, interior and exterior meeting/teaching space, informational displays and compost-toilets. The Lloyd…

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