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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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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…

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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…

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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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Seeking Solutions: Solving California's Water Shortage

Robyn DiFlaco Chair, Citizens Water Watch Robyn DiFalco points out that California’s water crisis cannot be solved with the same thinking and engineering that helped cause the crisis in 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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This Way to Sustainability VII Keynote Address

Dr. Wallace "J." Nichols Research Associate, California Academy of Sciences Dr. Nichols founded and co-directs Ocean Revolution, an international network of young ocean advocates. He is…

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California Water: From Local to Global

Heather Cooley Co-Director of the Water Program, Pacific Institute, Oakland, California Ms. Cooley’s presentation begins with a look at California’s water – where it is found,…

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It's Easy Being Green

Gavin Dixon, Alyson Sward, Desi Hatton Associated Students RecyclingEnjoy three informative presentations:Environmental Health 21:12 Dangerous Cosmetics 10:24 Take Back the Tap 15:25 Handout- The…

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Nuclear Accident

Dr. William Murphy Faculty, CSU, Chico Department of Geological and Environment Sciences Dr. Murphy’s goal for his presentation is putting Japan’s 2011 nuclear accident in the context…

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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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Stewardship in the Anthropocene

Dennis Dimick Executive Editor, Environment, National Geographic Magazine Scientists and others have begun calling the human-dominated era of the Earth’s history the Anthropocene, or…

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