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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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Water Budgets and the Story They Tell

Christina Buck Water Resources Scientist Butte County Department of Water & Resource Conservation “You can’t manage what you don’t measure!” During this presentation…

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The Sustainable Groundwater Management Act: an Overview of the Law and County Compliance in the Sacramento River Hydrologic Region

Alison Divine Environmental Advocates Director, CSU Chico Community Legal Information Center Natalie Carter Executive Director, Butte Environmental Council The Sustainable Groundwater…

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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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Northern Sacramento Valley Integrated Regional Water Management Plan Update

Vickie Newlin Assistant Director, Butte County Department of Water and Resource Conservation Ms. Newlin, a CSU, Chico alumnus, serves as chair of the Technical Advisory Committee for the…

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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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Best Practices in Agricultural Water Use

Panel Discussion A panel of water experts discusses the importance of wise water use and how such uses are being implemented locally. In particular, information is provided about programs offered…

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A Resilient Response to Our Planetary Crisis

Marissa Mommaerts Communications Manager, Transition US We live in uncertain times, but across the country and around the world people are taking practical, creative action to slow climate change…

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Loving Where We Live, and Transforming Our Communities

Matt Petersen Chief Sustainability Officer, City of Los Angeles Matt Petersen is the CSU, Chico College of Behavioral and Social Sciences 2015 Distinguished Alumnus. He graduated from CSU, Chico…

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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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Let’s Talk About Water

Panel Discussion This panel draws together perspectives expressed throughout the day-long theme of Contemporary Water Issues at the seventh annual This Way to Sustainability conference on the CSU,…

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