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American Meat film screening

Monday, February 4 | 6 p.m. | FREE
159 Mulford Hall

American Meat is a pro-farmer look at chicken, hog, and cattle production in America. Beginning with a history of our current industrial system, the feedlots and confinement operations are unveiled, not through hidden cameras, but through the eyes of the farmers who live and work there. From there, the story shifts to Polyface Farms, where the Salatin family has developed an alternative agriculture model based on rotational grazing and local distribution. Nationwide, a local-food movement of farmers, chefs, and everyday people has taken root... But could it ever feed us all?

Meet the panelists.

See the American Meat movie trailer.

Thursday, March 21 | 6 p.m. | FREE | Chevron Auditorium | International House

Sylvia Earle, one of the world's most influential ambassadors for the ocean, is a National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence, former chief scientist of National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, founder of the Mission Blue Foundation, a TED Prize winner, and was named TIME magazine's first Hero of the Planet. Join the College of Natural Resources to learn how actions we take in the next ten years to support the ocean will matter more than what we do in the next one hundred years.

Limited seating on a first-come basis |

Monday, January 28: The ecological effects of fuel treatments in US forests and how are we doing in the Sierra Nevada | Presented by: Professor Scott Stephens

February 25, 2013: Advances in multi-aged silviculture | Presented by: Dr. Kevin O'Hara

March 25, 2013: Finding the trees in the forest: using light detection and ranging (lidar) for forest science and management | Presented by: Dr. Maggi Kelly

April 22, 2013: Gap-based silviculture in mixed conifer forests | Presented by: Dr. Rob York

May 20, 2013: The population dynamics of dead and dying trees: Managing an important habitat element and carbon pool in Sierran conifer forest | Presented by: Dr. John Battles

June 17, 2013: A Carbon Calculator for Sustainable Forestry Operations | Presented by: Dr. William Stewart

Dates & Topics are available and you may register here.

Registration is required. There is no cost, however.

Once you have registered, we will send the link for the webinar to you, as well as other instructions for logging in. We will also send reminders for each session.

For more information, contact Rick Standiford or Susie Kocher of UC Cooperative Extension.

Sponsored by the University of California Center for Forestry and Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources

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