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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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It's Easy Being Green

Gavin Dixon, Alyson Sward, Desi Hatton Associated Students RecyclingEnjoy three informative presentations:Environmental Health 21:12 Dangerous Cosmetics 10:24 Take Back the Tap 15:25 Handout- The…

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Bring Back the Pollinators

Jessa Guisse MS, CSU, Chico The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation The importance of conserving pollinators is underscored by the fact that the value of pollinator-dependent crops in…

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