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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 68 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 0 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 0 plays 0  

BioGeoTherapy: Reversing Climate Change by Regenerating Land and Ocean Ecosystems

From  Jeff Layne on March 29th, 2019 0 likes 162 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 4,179 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 152 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 121 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 34 plays 0  

Biological Sciences Career Fair - Ecology and Natural Resources

Jody Gallaway Darren Minier Linnea Hanson John Sandberg Four professionals share how their college degrees in biological sciences have led to fulfilling careers in the field of Ecology and…

From  Jeff Layne on February 20th, 2017 0 likes 0 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 172 plays 0  

Chemical Contaminants and Health of Fishes in Urban Coastal Regions

Dr. Kevin Kelley Interim Associate Vice President, Research and Sponsored Programs, CSU, Chico Dr. Kevin Kelley begins his presentation by stating that the San Francisco Bay Area and the Southern…

From  Jeff Layne on December 16th, 2016 0 likes 28 plays 0