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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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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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A Mindset for Change

Anya Fernald CEO, Belcampo and Founder, Food Craft Institute Anya Fernald has combined her expertise in craft food making and business management into a force for change in California and around…

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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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Microtubules in growth and morphogenesis

Dr. Jessica Lucas Plant Biologist, Assistant Professor, Santa Clara University One of the main differences between plant and animal cells lies with tiny structures within cells that are made of…

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