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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201 Pieces

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

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11 Pieces

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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280 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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Pat Reynolds is a restoration ecologist with more than 30 years of professional experience in the design, implementation and monitoring of habitat ...

  • Added: May 23, 2023
  • Length: 59:00
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Dave investigates two of the components that make up most of the universe -- dark matter and dark energy. While their effects are measurable, their...

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  • Added: May 18, 2023
  • Length: 59:00
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This week we kick off a several part series looking into the state of seed specifically wildland seed for conservation and ecological restoration i...

  • Added: May 17, 2023
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: Artistic rendering of a supermassive black hole, Credit: NASA
Dave sets his sites on some cosmic mysteries -- the physics of black holes and the latest discovery of a cluster of galaxies closer to the birth of...

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  • Added: May 11, 2023
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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We are now mid-May, half way through a month of graduations, spring celebrations and weddings, and Mother’s Day is upon us here in the US this comi...

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  • Added: May 10, 2023
  • Length: 59:00
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Caption: Heidi Hammel with her Uranus and Neptune plushies  and the JWST, Credit: ARCS Foundation
Dave is joined by special co host Kendall Hall, assistant physics professor at CSU Chico for a very special conversation with one of America's grea...

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  • Added: May 04, 2023
  • Length: 59:00
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As we head into the exuberance of May and towards mother’s day celebrations here in the U.S., this week we speak again with award-winning poet, sch...

  • Added: May 03, 2023
  • Length: 01:17:40
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As we close out April, a best of conversation from Mother’s Day 2022. Can we ever get enough nurturing energy in the world? Enjoy! David Rawle i...

  • Added: Apr 26, 2023
  • Length: 59:00
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It's almost an all Navy show as Dave talks to Liliana Villarreal, Director of the Artemis II landing and recovery Director and US Naval aviator Lt....

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  • Added: Apr 20, 2023
  • Length: 59:00
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t is now Mid-April and this week we are celebrating both California Native Plant Week AND the week of Earth Day. Wildflowers are blooming and being...

  • Added: Apr 19, 2023
  • Length: 59:00