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He wrote a book about water. Here’s what he told a Fresno audience

Fresno State students and faculty last Thursday met the author of a book they’ve been reading throughout the semester. Author and UC Berkeley professor David Sedlak visited Fresno State for a public forum and book signing for his book, “Water ...

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Water cohort author to visit campus

Dr. David Sedlak, professor at University of California, Berkeley and author of “Water 4.0,” will be giving a lecture on his book on Thursday at 6 p.m. in North Gym 118. The book was selected as this year’s campuswide read ...

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Hey Mars… How you doing?

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When you are always on empty

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We seem to be running low

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Excitement is building for new research center

The new Jordan Agricultural Research Center is nearing completion, and professors in a number of disciplines are excited about the benefits it will provide for Fresno State and the local community. Sandra Witte, interim dean of the Jordan College of ...

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Fresno State study highlights impact of drought on the Valley

A Fresno State study has produced new information that as much as $3.3 billion has been lost in agricultural revenue because of the California Drought. Led by the Fresno State’s Water Cohort team, the research studied the impact of the ...

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Prop 1 to determine state water funding

California will vote on a proposition Tuesday that will determine how the state receives and spends money on water initiatives in the coming years. Proposition 1, or the Water Bond bill, would allocate over $7 billion in general bonds to ...

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Pine Flat Revealed

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Arboretum campus’ ‘living laboratory’

As students walk between classes or head to Starbucks in the library, they are passing by a living, breathing museum every day that is preserved as part of the Fresno State Arboretum. The Arboretum, established in 1978, is a collection ...

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Water bond bill set for November vote

Come November, voters will get the chance to have their say on a bill that would increase access to California’s water supply by building new infrastructure. Proposition 1, or the Water Quality, Supply and Infrastructure Improvement Act of 2014, would ...

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Obama to visit Fresno

The White House announced Feb. 7 that President Barack Obama plans to visit Fresno on Friday to talk about California’s record-breaking drought. Details from the White House as to the location and time of the event in the upcoming days. ...

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Workshop to educate students about drought

In an effort to shed light on drought conditions in the San Joaquin Valley, Fresno State’s Center for Irrigation Technology and the California Department of Water Resources are hosting a “Drought Preparedness Workshop” on Dec. 17 at Fresno State.

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Valley under cloud of drought

By Hailey Mayo Fresno State’s Center for Irrigation Technology warns that the San Joaquin Valley may be approaching a severe long-term drought without increased rainfall this season and if it doesn’t change its water consumption habits.

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Students take the “challenge”

Conserving 20 gallons of water a day can pose quite a challenge. Yet many people in the community take on that challenge, with a few easy tips and a little dedication.

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A fishy ‘smelt’ in the air

For three years California has been mired in drought, with farms failing and unemployment rising higher and faster than national averages. With the same slothfulness and apathetic disregard for constituents displayed during the state’s budget crisis, California lawmakers are once again failing in resolving another.

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