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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67 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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101 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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21 Pieces

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.


Latest Pieces

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Some Floral tete a tete fun visits Cultivating Place this week just in time for the New Year. Josh Werber – founder of Floral Tete a Tete, a creati...

  • Added: Dec 27, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
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Recalibrating our nervous systems and the art of seasonal, local floral design is what we’re exploring On CP this week with Max Gill, floral design...

  • Added: Dec 20, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
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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
  • Purchases: 1
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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
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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