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Bringing It All Home: North State Strong with John Micheal Scott and Audrey Denney

John and Susan Scott Audrey Denney John Michael Scott starts this keynote presentation with a performance of his new songs about the Camp Fire. Although they are uplifting and positive people, John…

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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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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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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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Regenerative Agriculture and Carbon Smart Farming

Dr. Timothy LaSalle Regenerative Agriculture Initiative CSU, Chico Too much carbon in the atmosphere heats our planet beyond capacity for it to sustain life as we know it. Too much carbon in the…

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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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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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Soil Microbes: Their Powerful Influence in Agroecosytems

Dr. David C. Johnson Director Research Scientist/Molecular Biologist Institute for Sustainable Agricultural Research New Mexico State University Dr. Johnson begins his presentation with the…

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The Special Biology of Rats

Debbie "The Rat Lady" Ducommun Debbie Ducommun is a CSU, Chico alumna who became known as “The Rat Lady” when she worked for 10 years in the Psychology Department lab, taking…

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The Wisdom of a 3.8 Billion Year Old Story

Dr. Dayna Baumeister Co-Founder, Biomimicry Guild Consulting Dr. Baumeister’s field is biomimicry – using nature’s designs to solve human problems. Accompanied by a slide show…

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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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Building Resilient Communities to Community-Based Research

Dr. Patricia Dutcher Dr. Dutcher describes case studies of local perspectives on water, energy, and climate. She discusses how local views can contribute to the policy and technology developments…

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Labor Trafficking on Your Plate and in Your Closet

Kelsey Timmerman Activist Kelsey Timmerman begins his presentation by declaring, “I’m Kelsey and I’m a choco-holic!” He then discusses the exploitation – and sometimes…

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Inequality: Why It Doesn't Work, Can't Work, and Why It Threatens Resiliency

Dr. Scott McNall Founder, CSU, Chico Institute for Sustainable Development Dr. Scott McNall believes that both democracy and the efforts to create a sustainable society are threatened by…

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Green Race: Building Sustainable Economies and Resilient Communities for Our Future

Dune Lankard Alaskan Native environmental activist and sustainable fishing entrepreneur The CSU, Chico student who introduces Dune Lankard for this presentation describes him as “one of…

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