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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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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 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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Lloyd Center’s Upcoming Projects Detailed, Sustainability a Focus

Photo by: Seth Thomas – Kathryn Duff’s design for the new welcome center at the Lloyd Center. The building will be Living Building Challenge certified, a rigorous standard of sustainability in construction. By Seth Thomas | Dartmouth Week This year the Lloyd Center will be embarking on the construction phase of their capital campaign. The…

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Three foundations donate to the Lloyd Center’s capital campaign

Three foundations have committed $25,000 each to the Lloyd Center’s $3 million “Transforming a Legacy” capital campaign to support a new green building and expanded educational programs. The Bafflin Foundation of Rhode Island donated toward site improvements in keeping with the efforts of its founder Lois Orswell to “support plants and the earth,” according to…

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Lloyd Center’s Transforming A Legacy Campaign receives foundation grants

The Lloyd Center’s 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’s new Welcome Center to be among world’s greenest buildings

Plans for the Lloyd Center for the Environment’s proposed Welcome Center include a drop-off center, visitor restrooms, gathering space, elements using felled trees and reclaimed wood on site, a handicap-accessible sloping grey-water treatment garden, all modeled to rigorous sustainability standards, according to a news release. The plan, drawn out by architect Kathryn Duff, founder and…

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