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Fertile Underground: How Soil Microbes Provide Solutions for Agriculture and the Environment

Jessica Chiartas PhD Candidate Department of Land, Air, and Water Resources UC, Davis Some might think dirt is useless and disgusting but it is actually very important to our ecosystem and…

From  Jeff Layne on October 24th, 2019 0 likes 86 plays 0  

Pollinator-mediated interactions in experimental arrays vary with neighbor identity

Dr. Melissa Ha Department of Biology and Ecology Yuba College Interactions between species can vary with context. Dr. Melissa Ha investigated how indirect competition and facilitation between plant…

From  Jeff Layne on June 19th, 2019 0 likes 51 plays 0  

Elk in California: History, current status, and future of California’s largest land mammal

Tom Batter PhD Student Mammalian Ecology and Conversation Unit University of California Tom Batter, University of California, Davis, Mammalian Ecology and Conservation Unit, shares his California…

From  Jeff Layne on April 15th, 2019 0 likes 69 plays 0  

BioGeoTherapy: Reversing Climate Change by Regenerating Land and Ocean Ecosystems

From  Jeff Layne on March 29th, 2019 0 likes 220 plays 0  

Regenerating the Diversity of Life in Soils: Hope for Farming, Ranching and Climate

Dr. David Johnson Molecular Biologist New Mexico State University, and Adjunct Faculty, CSU, Chico Dr. David Johnson is a Molecular Biologist conducting research for the Institute for Sustainable…

From  Jeff Layne on September 13th, 2018 0 likes 5,997 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 189 plays 0  

Diaspore Dispersal by Wasps of the Genus Vespula

Dr. Dylan Orion Burge University of California Los Angeles Dr. Burge describes how he stumbled on to an odd behavior of Vespula wasps. He collected calycanthus seeds in Northern California and…

From  Jeff Layne on May 9th, 2017 0 likes 146 plays 0  

From Micro to Macro: The Trophic Regulation of a Multispecies Protective Mutualism

Dr. Elizabeth Pringle Faculty, University of Nevada, Reno In this presentation, Dr. Elizabeth Pringle explains – and provides examples of – mutualism in the natural world. She…

From  Jeff Layne on March 8th, 2017 0 likes 35 plays 0