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Achieving Inevitability

Larry Kopald Co-Founder & President The Carbon Underground Larry Kopald shares how his company, The Carbon Underground, accelerates the adoption of regenerative agriculture to draw down carbon…

From  Jeff Layne on March 29th, 2019 1 likes 114 plays 0  

BioGeoTherapy: Reversing Climate Change by Regenerating Land and Ocean Ecosystems

From  Jeff Layne on March 29th, 2019 0 likes 146 plays 0  

Regenerative Agriculture Initiative at CSU, Chico

Dr. Tim LaSalle Co-Founder & Co-Director, Regenerative Agriculture Initiative Regenerative agriculture is an approach to food and farming systems. It works with nature’s rhythms and…

From  Jeff Layne on April 24th, 2018 1 likes 299 plays 0  

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 146 plays 0  

Viewing the Agricultural System Through a Carbon Lens

Tom Newmark Co-owner of Finca Luna Nueva Lodge, Costa Rica Tom Newmark’s presentation focuses on how agricultural practices impact climate change and food security. Newmark is board chair…

From  Jeff Layne on April 6th, 2017 0 likes 67 plays 0  

Regenerative Agriculture and Carbon Smart Farming

Dr. Timothy LaSalle Regenerative Agriculture Initiative CSU, Chico Too much carbon in the atmosphere heats our planet beyond capacity for it to sustain life as we know it. Too much carbon in the…

From  Jeff Layne on April 5th, 2017 0 likes 170 plays 0  

Water Origins

Becky Holden Assistant Director Butte Environmental Council Every day, we turn on a tap and water comes out. As we do this, we might want to ask some basic questions, such as “Where does…

From  Jeff Layne on February 15th, 2017 0 likes 74 plays 0  

Alpine Plants: Their Adaptations & Use as Biological Indicators of Climate Change

Dr. Jim Bishop California and Nevada Region of the GLORIA project Since 2004, Dr. Bishop has been an active participant in a project called GLORIA (Global Observation Research In Alpine…

From  Jeff Layne on December 16th, 2016 0 likes 162 plays 0  

Soil Microbes: Their Powerful Influence in Agroecosytems

Dr. David C. Johnson Director Research Scientist/Molecular Biologist Institute for Sustainable Agricultural Research New Mexico State University Dr. Johnson begins his presentation with the…

From  Jeff Layne on November 7th, 2016 0 likes 2,815 plays 0  

The Wisdom of a 3.8 Billion Year Old Story

Dr. Dayna Baumeister Co-Founder, Biomimicry Guild Consulting Dr. Baumeister’s field is biomimicry – using nature’s designs to solve human problems. Accompanied by a slide show…

From  Jeff Layne on October 31st, 2016 0 likes 14 plays 0  

A Mindset for Change

Anya Fernald CEO, Belcampo and Founder, Food Craft Institute Anya Fernald has combined her expertise in craft food making and business management into a force for change in California and around…

From  Jeff Layne on October 30th, 2016 0 likes 22 plays 0  

The Value of Natural Reserves in Field-based Research

Dr. Don Miller Faculty, Biological Sciences Department, CSU, Chico Biological Sciences students and faculty at CSU, Chico, are fortunate to have an incredible natural laboratory in their own back…

From  Jeff Layne on October 28th, 2016 0 likes 13 plays 0  

Eat the View: The Fight for Edible Landscapes

Roger Doiron Founder & Director of Kitchen Gardens International Sometimes the best solution to a big problem is not a single, big one but many little ones. In his globe-trotting presentation…

From  Jeff Layne on October 28th, 2016 0 likes 18 plays 0