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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205 Pieces

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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287 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.


Latest Pieces

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On this special edition of the show, our guest will be Cultivating Place’s wonderful host, Jennifer Jewell. Jennifer has a new book out and it’s ve...

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  • Added: Sep 20, 2023
  • Length: 59:00
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Dave is joined by Sky and Telescope magazine senior contributing editor Rick Fienberg to preview the big celestial event coming up soon, the total ...

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  • Added: Sep 14, 2023
  • Length: 59:00
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This week our second episodes on gardens and green spaces of New York City, getting us primed for The Garden Conservancy’s inaugural Garden Futures...

  • Added: Sep 13, 2023
  • Length: 59:00
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Dave is joined by special guest and co-host Katie Mackey Harris for a look at the world of aquaculture in the western United States. Harris is the ...

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  • Added: Sep 07, 2023
  • Length: 59:00
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To kick off September, we head to the Big Apple where at the end of the month the Garden Conservancy is holding its inaugural Garden Futures Summit...

  • Added: Sep 06, 2023
  • Length: 59:00
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Dave is joined by the creators of the YouTube channel, Salish Sea Wild. Wildlife veterinarian and the science director for the SeaDoc Society, Joe ...

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  • Added: Aug 31, 2023
  • Length: 59:00
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Chad Manley is a fellow and lecturer in the school of Landscape Architecture at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Nora Jacobs and Carlos Vela...

  • Added: Aug 30, 2023
  • Length: 59:00
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Can you believe it is already back-to-school season? This week we look to what back to school means for our lifelong learning with plants. This w...

  • Added: Aug 23, 2023
  • Length: 59:00
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Dave visits with Rolling Stone contributing editor and author Jeff Goodell about his latest book, The Heat Will Kill You First: Life and Death on a...

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  • Added: Aug 17, 2023
  • Length: 59:00
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As we tend toward summer’s end, with end of summer and fall events and celebrations perhaps in mind, maybe even winter events in the planning, we t...

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  • Added: Aug 16, 2023
  • Length: 59:00
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