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Academic Senate 10-25-18

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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…

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The Youth's Climate Crusade: Atmospheric Trust Litigation in Courts Around the World

Mary Wood University of Oregon School of Law Mary Wood talks about a climate litigation approach she originated called “Atmospheric Trust Litigation.” Spearheaded in the courts by the…

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What is the Bay Delta And How Does It Affect You?

Natalie Carter Executive Director, Butte Environmental Council Michelle Banonis Bay-Delta Office Manager, U.S. Bureau of Reclamation The San Francisco Bay Delta is the largest estuary on the…

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Northern Sacramento Valley Integrated Regional Water Management Plan Update

Vickie Newlin Assistant Director, Butte County Department of Water and Resource Conservation Ms. Newlin, a CSU, Chico alumnus, serves as chair of the Technical Advisory Committee for the…

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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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A Natural Approach to Human Pathogen Suppression: Can Biodiversity Fill in the GAPs?

Matthew S. Jones PhD Candidate, Washington State University Matthew Jones presents alternatives to one-crop agricultural practices. He starts by explaining that research has shown that when there…

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Merging Systematics and Ecology to Study Soil Specialization in California Jewelflowers

Dr. N. Ivalu Cacho Faculty, UC Davis How are certain plants supported only by certain soils? Are plants that are soil-specialized poorer competitors – or are they better defended? Dr. N.…

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Feeding in Flow: The Impact of Waves on Predator-prey Interactions in the Rocky Intertidal

Dr. Eve Robinson UC Berkeley A common sight for visitors to the rocky beaches on the Pacific Coast is the large colonies of sea anemones clinging to the rocks. How do these creatures, which look…

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AquAlliance: Defending Northern California Waters

Jim Brobeck Water-Policy Analyst, AquAlliance Jim Brobeck from AquAlliance explains why it is inefficient to use Northern California water to grow orchard crops in the San Joaquin Valley. He…

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Global Policy Series: The Environment

Dr. David Hassenzahl Dean, CSU, Chico College of Natural Sciences Dr. Dean Fairbanks Faculty, CSU, Chico Geography & Planning Department Dr. James Pushnik Faculty, CSU, Chico Biological…

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