North State Public Radio

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KCHO FM 91.7 and KFPR 88.9 are non-commercial non-profit organizations which are a service of California State University, Chico. We provide listeners with a vast assortment of programs reaching a diverse listening audience. We are affiliated with National Public Radio (NPR) and Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB). This allows us to bring our listeners informative, educational and entertaining programs.

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Conversations exploring where science and pop culture collide. Hosted by Dave Schlom with audio production by Matt Fidler.

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A 5-part series deeply exploring of the California wildfire problem. Public Radio Veteran, Matt Fidler, combines on-location interviews with experts who understand wildfire the best, and NPR-style story telling to give listeners a non-political perspective on how to best approach a problem that is becoming increasingly destructive and deadly.

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239 Pieces

Essential connections exist between nature, our gardens, and our places in both. Through thoughtful conversations with growers, gardeners, naturalists, scientists, artists and thinkers, Cultivating Place: Conversations on Natural History and the Human Impulse to Garden is a weekly public radio program and podcast that explores what we mean when we garden.

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A 4 minute self-contained module; Up the Road is dedicated to sustaining the California story, and to deepening your connection to this unique and amazing place. Each week Up the Road shares stories about the land, its natural history, its people, the lives they have lived, the stories they have told over the centuries, the stories they are creating right now. The stories that keep us all here, that create California’s ecology of home.


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Dave takes us into the fascinating and vitally important world of groundwater science. Journalist and author of the book Water Always Wins introduc...

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  • Added: Feb 02, 2023
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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As February is upon us we turn from a love letter to biodiversity writ large, to a labor of love in conserving the biodiversity of one iconic fruit...

  • Added: Feb 01, 2023
  • Length: 59:00
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Dave has a most enjoyable visit with kindred spirit Sy Montgomery. A naturalist, adventurer and accomplished author, Montgomery begins by discussin...

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  • Added: Jan 26, 2023
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This week we complete our 4-part conservation series kicking off 2023, by taking a broader look at the Klamath River’s namesake region and the impo...

  • Added: Jan 25, 2023
  • Length: 59:00
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Dave visits with two very special people. Kendra Atleework is the author of Miracle Country: a Memoir of a Family and a Landscape and her father Ro...

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  • Added: Jan 19, 2023
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Dave visits with Aberdeen, Scotland based author Esther Woolfson about her book, Between Light and Storm: How We Live with Other Species. A gifted ...

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  • Added: Jan 12, 2023
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This week we continue our multi-part series on the many facets of the global 30 x 30 conservation efforts as they continue across the state of Cali...

  • Added: Jan 11, 2023
  • Length: 59:00
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Blue Dot investigates the concept of the Blue Economy, using ocean resources in a more responsible, sustainable way as being practiced in the small...

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  • Added: Jan 05, 2023
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This week Cultivating Place kicks off a multi-part series devoted to the international, national, state, and local conservation efforts collectivel...

  • Added: Jan 04, 2023
  • Length: 59:00
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As we look out over a new garden year, this week a conversation to help us meet our garden learning goals. Award-winning designers, writers, educat...

  • Added: Dec 28, 2022
  • Length: 59:00