Institute for Sustainable Development


Our Sustainable Future - CSU, Chico

2008 This Way to Sustainability Conference Sponsors

We would like to sincerely thank all of the businesses and individuals who helped make this conference such a great success! We really could not host an event of this magnitude without your support and generousity.

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Butte College staff, faculty and students
3536 Butte Campus Drive
Oroville, CA 95965
As a co-host of this conference, Butte College has been instrumental each year in the planning and organization of this conference and we look forward to working with them again next year. Thank you Butte College!

Floral Native Nursery

Floral Native Nursery
2511 Floral Avenue
Chico, CA 95973
Floral Native Nursery is a specialized nursery growing and selling California Native Plants for retail, wholesale, and contracts. We propagate California trees, shrubs, flowers and grasses from seeds and cuttings for gardens, commercial landscapes, and restoration. Come visit our nursery in Chico to celebrate California’s incredible flora.
We would like to thank the Floral Native Nursery for providing some of their beautiful plants for the banquet at our conference.

The Earl Foor Foundation
870 Manzanita Court, Suite A
Chico, CA 95926
The Foor Foundation was organized for the purpose of educating the people of California. Its aims are to provide education in the area of zero population growth and related environmental issues. Specifically, the Foor Foundation intends to educate the people of California on issues of over-use of natural resources, excessive pollution, lack of waste disposal, and related affects on the human population.
We would like to thank The Foor Foundation for its continued financial support of this conference.
Silver Sponsor

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Chico Grange
2775 Nord Ave.
(Nord Ave. off West East Ave.)
Chico, CA 95973
This year the Chico Grange hosted a reception for conference speakers and attendees. This event was a great time for people to get connected and people are still talking about how much they enjoyed it. Thank you to all of you at the Grange and to those who helped make this event such a success.

IKON Office Solutions
2890 Gateway Oaks Drive, Ste. 150
Sacramento, CA 95833
Copper Sponsor

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Loafer Creek, LLC
2150-B Franklin Road
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48302
Bronze Sponsor

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Lundberg Family Farms
5370 Church Street
Richvale, CA 95974
Lundberg Family Farms has continued their support of this annual conference, other sustainable events at CSU, Chico, and throughout the community - thank you Lundberg Farms!
Silver Sponsor

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River Partners
580 Vallombrosa Avenue
Chico, CA 95926
In 1998 River Partners was founded by two conservation-minded farmers who believed that the fields of habitat restoration and agriculture could work together.  Now a nonprofit corporation, its mission is to create wildlife habitat for the benefit of people and the environment.  River Partners protects the environment by implementing large scale restoration projects along streams and rivers.  Our project sites span California’s Central Valley, including the Sacramento, San Joaquin, Merced, Tuolumne, Feather and Stanislaus rivers.  To date we have planted over 750,000 native trees, shrubs and grasses, and restored over 6,000 acres.
Copper Sponsor

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Sierra Nevada Brewery
1075 East 20th Street
Chico, CA 95928
Each year Sierra Nevada Brewery provides support to the University and to this community for a number of projects, including this annual conference. Sierra Nevada is considered a leader in sustainability and was awarded our Green Business "Greenie Award" at this year's conference. Thank you Sierra Nevada for your continued support!
Silver Sponsor

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Smucker Quality Beverages
R.W. Knudsen
Chico, CA
Thank you Smucker Quality Beverages for providing a delicious variety of beverages, made with 100% renewable energy, for this conference!