There’s always a lot going on at SynTerra.
This is where you’ll learn about our people, their professional accomplishments, and their community involvement. You’ll also find thought-provoking environmental insights, as well as some lighthearted information.
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An unexpected visitor in SynTerra Market Leader Katherine Amidon’s chimney inspired her to research what you should do after finding an unattended and injured animal.read more
Single-use plastic is convenient, but it’s a growing concern among environmental experts. Learn how the forest products industry is creating biodegradable and more recyclable products.read more
SynTerrians are passionate about their work, but a trivial monthly gathering provides a nice respite. Learn why Graphics Management Leader Adam Feigl launched the activity.read more
Five SynTerra professionals took a deep dive into the feasibility, obstacles, and potential rewards of using mined mountaintops in Central Appalachia to farm solar energy.read more
SynTerra again is a proud sponsor of the Liberty Bridge Jump-Off. The event features a day of street festivities, world-class women’s and men’s pole vault competitions, and a rockin’ after-party.read more
For homeowners with erosion or flooding problems, a rain garden can be an ideal solution. Maris Lawyer of SynTerra walks you through the steps of creating one.read more
Creating a rain garden allows excess stormwater to filter back down to a groundwater reserve instead of causing erosion and flooding above ground. You can also have a beautiful backyard showpiece.read more
Environmental issues, including threats to our global water supply, are gaining a foothold in curricula and community outreach. The water cycle, finally, is becoming a continuous part of education.read more
Appalachia has large tracts of land previously used for mountaintop mining. Most of that land is unused, but SynTerra and others are exploring potential benefits of farming solar energy there.read more