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Many trees may experience sudden limb drop— a phenomenon that usually happens during drought conditions where limbs can fall unexpectedly due to water build up. Photo credit: Sara-Elizabeth Whitchurch

Chico summers send tree branches crashing down

Austin Herbaugh // September 7, 2015
Tree limbs can come crashing down when you least expect it— it's a phenomenon called summer limb drop.

Chico State reduces water through system improvements

Robert Engels // September 2, 2014
Chico State has reduced water usage and improved irrigation systems campuswide.
Photo courtesy of Def Jam Recordings.

Hip-hop artist swaggers in to Senator Theatre

Michael Quiring // May 6, 2014
South Central Los Angeles artist YG is set to roll through Chico next week.
A massive branch fell April 19 next to Meriam Library. Photo credit: Eric Mccauley

Branch-drops rise during summer

Eric Mccauley // April 30, 2014
Certain factors, including the coming of warmer weather, lead to increased probability of falling branches at Chico State.
Michael Alonzo, the supervisor of grounds and landscape services for Facilities Management and Services, explains the difference between two varieties of Oregon grape, a native plant. Photo credit: Yessenia Funes

Drought-resistant plants grow on campus

Yessenia Funes // March 11, 2014
Non-native plants cover 90 percent of campus, but more native and drought-tolerant greenery is popping up.
Michael Alonzo, the Facilities Management and Services supervisor of grounds and landscape services, explains water conservation plans as Marie Patterson, the departments assistant manager of utilities and sustainability, writes down students ideas. Photo credit: Yessenia Funes

Workshop engages sustainable minds

Yessenia Funes // March 6, 2014
The Campus Sustainability Committee asked students how it can improve the campus' sustainability through water and energy use, food services, transportation, and waste and recycling.
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