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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…

From  Jeff Layne on April 6th, 2017 0 likes 66 plays   

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 159 plays   

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 57 plays   

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 2,514 plays   

The Special Biology of Rats

Debbie "The Rat Lady" Ducommun Debbie Ducommun is a CSU, Chico alumna who became known as “The Rat Lady” when she worked for 10 years in the Psychology Department lab, taking…

From  Jeff Layne on October 31st, 2016 0 likes 61 plays   

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 13 plays   

Inequality: Why It Doesn't Work, Can't Work, and Why It Threatens Resiliency

Dr. Scott McNall Founder, CSU, Chico Institute for Sustainable Development Dr. Scott McNall believes that both democracy and the efforts to create a sustainable society are threatened by…

From  Jeff Layne on October 28th, 2016 0 likes 34 plays   

Green Race: Building Sustainable Economies and Resilient Communities for Our Future

Dune Lankard Alaskan Native environmental activist and sustainable fishing entrepreneur The CSU, Chico student who introduces Dune Lankard for this presentation describes him as “one of…

From  Jeff Layne on October 28th, 2016 0 likes 19 plays