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.

Series

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29 Pieces

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

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53 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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In constant conversation with her home garden, our guest this week on Cultivating Place is committed to both the listening and the speaking roles. ...

  • Added: Dec 13, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: JENNIFER JEWELL
Did you say you needed a good Garden Book Recommendation?! The holidays and end of year are upon us – and with them, all those lists. Things to do,...

  • Added: Dec 06, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: PHOTO USED COURTESY OF ABIGAIL WILLIS
Do you ever stop to wonder where your garden tools came from? The history behind plant and garden trends or techniques? Gardens and garden history ...

  • Added: Dec 03, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
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Blue Dot teams with NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory to give you a taste of their new podcast series, On a Mission. Created by science journalist L...

  • Added: Nov 19, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
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Lost in a lot of the noise about climate change and sea level rise is the role that warming ocean currents are playing in the melting of ice. And p...

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  • Added: Nov 05, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
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In this episode we look back at what was once known as, "The Great San Francisco Earthquake." But it isn't the famous disaster from 1906. On Octobe...

  • Added: Oct 12, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
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When the Cassini orbiter was sent plunging into Saturn on September 15, it was the end of a mission and the end of an era of solar system explorati...

  • Added: Sep 20, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Rowen White, Credit: Photo used courtesy of Rowen White
This week on Cultivating Place, the third installment in the Seeds of September four part series– we’re joined by Rowen White, founder of Sierra Se...

  • Added: Sep 20, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: Ira Wallace, Credit: Photo used courtesy of Ira Wallace
This week on Cultivating Place, the second installment in the Seeds of September four part series – when we’re joined by plantswoman, seed advocate...

  • Added: Sep 20, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
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Welcome to The Seeds of September – this week on Cultivating Place we kick off our four-part series in conversation with Jere Gettle of Baker Creek...

  • Added: Sep 07, 2018
  • Length: 59:00