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Firewise Landscaping: Session 1

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Studying Waterfowl Ecology in the Pacific Flyway: New Technology Leads to New Insights

Mike Casazza USGS Western Ecological Research Center Wildlife biologist Mike Casazza presents his research findings on California waterfowl. Mike discusses the movement of waterfowl and what they…

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China’s New Population Crisis

Dr. Chunyan Song Sociology Department CSU, Chico Dr. Song begins her story being born and raised in Linyi, of the Shandong Province in China. She talks about her experiences of always sharing a room…

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Women and World War I in the Middle East

Dr. Serpil Atamaz Assistant Professor of History California State University, Sacramento Dr. Serpil Atamaz reveals the truths behind gender separation during World War I. She reveals how studies of…

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Folktales of the Afghani Jews

Audrey Armstrong Undergraduate Anthropology California State University, Chico Audrey Armstrong presents her findings from an interview with the son of an Afghani Jew. She explains how the common…

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Overcoming Barriers: Breakthrough and Create Exponential Business Growth

Prem Chand Founder and and CEO of Growth FactorsPrem Chand grew up on a farm, working hard and selling produce as a kid. This gave him a drive for success. He started his own company which quickly…

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Regenerative Agriculture Initiative at CSU, Chico

Dr. Tim LaSalle Co-Founder & Co-Director, Regenerative Agriculture Initiative Regenerative agriculture is an approach to food and farming systems. It works with nature’s rhythms and…

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Injustice Against Humanity- An Islamic Perspective

Sheikh Faiyaz Jaffer Associate Chaplin & Assistant Research Scholar New York University Early in his presentation, Sheikh Faiyaz Jaffer declares, “Every human being desires justice,”…

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Regenerative Agriculture: Its Crucial Role in the Solution to Africa's Current Famine

Dr. Roland Bunch International Regenerative Agriculture Consultant & Author There is a serious drought in Africa, one in which more than 20 million people from Yemen to Tanzania are at risk of…

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Perspectives on 21st Century Agriculture

Michael Dimock President, Roots of Change Michael Dimock refers to his organization, Roots of Change, as a “Think & Do Tank.” Roots of Change is working to align the food movement…

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Self-studies in Rural Teacher Education

Dr. Ann Schulte Faculty, Education Department, California State University, Chico Dr. Bernadette Walker-Gibbs Faculty, Deakin University, Australia Dr. Schulte, an American, and Dr.…

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Restoring a Diverse Forest Understory Plant Community with Variable-density Thinning

Dr. Eric Knapp United States Fish & Wildlife Service (USFWS) Pacific Southwest Research Station Dr. Knapp explains the importance of the forest understory – that is, the plants on the…

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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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A Day in the Life of a Peace Corps Volunteer

Jennifer Clowers Peace Corps Recruitment Supervisor In 1961, President John F. Kennedy established the Peace Corps as a way for Americans to do humanitarian work in other countries. The…

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From Forager to Citizen: Transitions for Rwanda's Twa

Anna Kamanzi Graduate Student, CSU Chico Ms. Kamanzi’s first trip to Rwanda piqued her curiosity regarding the Twa people and their life experiences. Their lives are very different compared…

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