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March 3, 2003

Southern Environmental Center at Birmingham-Southern receives Legacy award

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—The Southern Environmental Center at Birmingham-Southern College has been named Environmental Organization of the Year 2002 by Legacy Inc.

The SEC is the largest educational facility of its kind in Alabama and has been recognized for its Interactive Museum and EcoScape Gardens that are toured by hundreds of schoolchildren and others each year.

The SEC also was the host location for Legacy's 2002 Summer Institute.

Legacy Inc. was created in 1992 to provide fact-based environmental education materials to the citizens of Alabama. The organization brings together state and federal agencies, businesses, environmental groups, associations, and concerned citizens to provide comprehensive environmental education programs.



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