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Brewing a Successful Sustainability Program

Cheri Chastain Sustainability Manager Sierra Nevada Brewing Company The Sierra Nevada Brewing Company, founded and still headquartered in Chico, is known not only for its award-winning beers, but…

From  Jeff Layne on March 19th, 2018 2 likes 144 plays 0  

An Epic Approach to Sustainability Part 2

Marc Schlossberg Faculty, University of Oregon Jessica Barlow Faculty, San Diego State University The presenters describe the Educational Partnership for Innovation in Communities (EPIC)…

From  Jeff Layne on April 11th, 2017 0 likes 12 plays 0  

Irrigation and Cooperation: Evidence from Rural Pakistan

Dr. Anita Chaudhry Faculty, Department of Economics, CSU, Chico In 1997, the government of Pakistan passed laws to decentralize the irrigation system and hand its management over to farmers. Dr.…

From  Jeff Layne on October 10th, 2016 0 likes 32 plays 0  

The Influence of Sustainable Action on Cultural Conflicts in the Middle East

Brandon Michael Smith Student, Wichita State University The valleys formed by the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers are among the most fertile areas in the entire Middle East. To explore his topic, Mr.…

From  Jeff Layne on October 6th, 2016 0 likes 9 plays 0  

Thinking Beyond Borders: Micronesia

Lorry Marvin Sacramento Regional Recruiter, Peace Corps Although Lorry Marvin is a Peace Corps recruiter, the focus of this presentation is “how geography can shape culture.” For two…

From  Jeff Layne on October 4th, 2016 0 likes 47 plays 0  

Bunker Fantasies, Post-Apocalyptic Culture, and an Expanding Subterra

Wayne Barrar Associate Head of School, School of Fine Arts, Massey University, Wellington, New Zealand Dr. David L. Pike Professor, Department of Literature, American University Wayne Barrar is a…

From  Jeff Layne on October 4th, 2016 0 likes 33 plays 0  

Monastic Archaeology at the Cistercian Abbey of Ourscamp

Dr. Kyle Killian Faculty, Anthropology Department, CSU, Chico Dr. Killian shares some results from his recent excavations at the Cistercian Abbey in Ourscamp, France. He briefly describes monastic…

From  Jeff Layne on September 15th, 2016 0 likes 30 plays 0  

Maritime Navigation and the Archaeology of Shipwrecks

Dr. Thomas Layton Faculty, San Jose State University Dr. Layton tells a fascinating story about how his study of Pomo Indian settlements in Mendocino County in California led to research about the…

From  Jeff Layne on September 15th, 2016 0 likes 19 plays 0  

Aging in Place Part 2: Dwelling Unit Accessibility

Nancy Springer Butte County Building Division Manager Curtis Johnson Butte County Building Inspector Supervisor The speakers outline building and accessibility options for seniors that they…

From  Jeff Layne on September 14th, 2016 0 likes 12 plays 0