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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…

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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…

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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…

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Insects of Bidwell Park

Dr. Don Miller Biological Sciences Department CSU, Chico Dr. Don Miller explains his findings regarding insects in Bidwell Park. Among butterflies tales, aphids anecdotes, and Jerusalem crickets…

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BioGeoTherapy: Reversing Climate Change by Regenerating Land and Ocean Ecosystems

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How to Begin Your Essay

Allison Mueting and Alondra Adame Writing Tutors, Student Learning Center CSU, Chico Beginning is the hardest part when it comes to homework and projects. In this presentation, Alondre Adame and…

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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…

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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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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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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…

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History of CSU Chico (1960-)

Joe Crotts CSU, Chico Meriam Library; Head of Library Government Documents and Library Circulation/ Interlibrary Services/ Reserve The intent of Joe Crotts’ paper about the history of…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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The Wonderful World of Lauxanioid Flies, and the Solution to a 100 Year Old Mystery

Dr. Steve Gaimari Plant Pest Diagnostics Center, California Department of Food and Agriculture Steve Gaimari is very enthusiastic about his specialty – the study of flies – and has a…

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