Darren LaShelle

Darren LaShelle

Darren LaShelle

Bay Area Bountiful: Sustainable Communities

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On this edition of Bay Area Bountiful, we ask the question, “What makes a community sustainable?” There are many facets of sustainability, from energy use and human capital, to transportation and future strategic planning. Sustainability is the goal...
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Living with Fire Symposium - Speaker: ALEXANDRA SYPHARD

Living with Fire Symposium - Speaker: ALEXANDRA SYPHARD

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Alexandra Syphard is a research ecologist who investigates landscape change that results from the interplay between human and natural disturbances, especially wildfire, urban development, and climate change.
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Living With Fire Symposium- DISCUSSION: Panel 1

Living With Fire Symposium- DISCUSSION: Panel 1

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Alexandra Syphard, David Ackerly, and Leroy Westerling answer questions from the audience during the discussion portion of the ‘Living With Fire’ Symposium at Sonoma State University.
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Living With Fire Symposium- Speaker: LISA MICHELI

Living With Fire Symposium- Speaker: LISA MICHELI

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Lisa Micheli discusses Pepperwood and the research being conducted by the organization at the ‘Living With Fire’ Symposium at Sonoma State University. Micheli speaks about partnerships in Sonoma County and the results of their work.
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Living With Fire Symposium- Speaker: LEROY WESTERLING

Living With Fire Symposium- Speaker: LEROY WESTERLING

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Leroy Westerling discusses how different ecosystems respond to wild fire at the ‘Living With Fire’ Symposium at Sonoma State University. Westerling talks about his research of California’s Central and North Coast Ranges.

Living With Fire Symposium- Speaker: CAERLEON SAFFORD

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Caerleon Safford discusses pathways to a fire adapted future at the ‘Living With Fire’ Symposium at Sonoma State University. Safford focuses on the role of fire safe councils and Firewise communities.
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Living With Fire Symposium- DISCUSSION: Panel 3

Living With Fire Symposium- DISCUSSION: Panel 3

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Caerleon Safford, Ben Nicholls, and Yana Valachovic answer questions from the audience during the discussion portion of the ‘Living With Fire’ Symposium at Sonoma State University.
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Living With Fire Symposium- DISCUSSION: Panel 2

Living With Fire Symposium- DISCUSSION: Panel 2

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Sarah McCaffrey, Lisa Micheli, Jeff Kane, and Will Harling answer questions from the audience during the discussion portion of the ‘Living With Fire’ Symposium at Sonoma State University.
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Living With Fire Symposium- Speaker: BEN NICHOLLS

Living With Fire Symposium- Speaker: BEN NICHOLLS

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CAL Fire Division Chief Ben Nicholls discusses defensible space at the ‘Living With Fire’ Symposium at Sonoma State University. Nicholls explains how to control ignition near a home.
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Living With Fire Symposium- Speaker: WILL HARLING

Living With Fire Symposium- Speaker: WILL HARLING

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Will Harling discusses the public’s relationship with fire at the ‘Living With Fire’ Symposium at Sonoma State University. Harling looks at how to embrace fire as a resource in the future.
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Living With Fire Symposium- Speaker: YANA VALACHOVIC

Living With Fire Symposium- Speaker: YANA VALACHOVIC

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Yana Valachovic discusses home design and retrofitting techniques for wild fire defense at the ‘Living With Fire’ Symposium at Sonoma State University. Valachovic highlights different methods to best prepare a home.

Living With Fire Symposium- Speaker: DAVID ACKERLY

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David Ackerly discusses climate change and the effects of vegetation at the ‘Living With Fire’ Symposium at Sonoma State University. Ackerly specifically examines woodlands and wild lands.

Programming: Northern California Public Media

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At KRCB and KPJK, our mission is to bring you the best programs that public television has to offer. And our pledge to you is that we will always listen with open hearts and open minds. We know that public TV is as important to you as it is to us. Le...

Commitment: Northern California Public Media

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Thank you for watching KRCB and KPJK. We hope that you will become more than a viewer, that you’ll be our partner in serving the Bay Area. Let us know what programs you want to see on our channels. Whether it’s an international show, a PBS favorite,...

News: Northern California Public Media

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KRCB and KPJK provide a wide variety of news – from international and national stories to the issues that matter the most to us right here in the Bay Area. As we provide coverage of the Northern California wild fires and their aftermath, or our regio...

Music: Northern California Public Media

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Music has the power to bring people together unlike anything else. At KRCB and KPJK, we find the very best music and concert specials to please a variety of musical tastes. We also film some of the best performances in the Bay Area, and bring them to...

Inclusive: Northern California Public Media

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Today’s media landscape is all about catering to a specific audience, but Northern California Public Media provides a different space where people of all interests can gather together. We know that most everyone is interested in great drama, science,...

Community: Northern California Public Media

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Community is built through understanding. At KRCB and KPJK, we know that community service is our mission, but we also know that we can’t serve if we don’t first engage in a conversation with you. What are your hopes for our community? How can we lev...

Bay Area Filmmaking - Northern California Public Media

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KRCB and KPJK provide the very best in PBS programs like Masterpiece Theatre, NOVA and Nature, and also great international programs from MHz Worldview like Detective Montalbano and Commissioner Brunetti. Northern California Public Media also produce...

Accessibility - Northern California Public Media

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Nosotros nos esforzamos por hacer los programas en KRCB y KPJK accesibles a las comunidades que dependen de nosotros. Muchos de nuestros programas se presentan en español, disponible en el S.A.P. Canal de audio. También ofrecemos servicio de video de...
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Bay Area Bountiful: People & Wildlife

Bay Area Bountiful: People & Wildlife

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Explore how human development has impacted the wildlife of California. The Grizzly Bear was once a dominant species, but as people settled here in greater numbers, the population of the Grizzly declined. Discover how European colonization upset the b...

California 2018 June Primary-Tuesday,June5

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Get online up-to-the-minute California Primary election results from KRCB North Bay Public Media on important offices and issues. Tuesday, June 5 at http://www.krcb.org/primary
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Sonoma Inspired: Water

Sonoma Inspired: Water

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Artists Ned Kahn and Sandy Eastoak create artwork inspired by the waterscapes of Sonoma County. Water often appears in, and influences, their work. Kahn creates environmental sculptures. Eastoak paints images that reflect our interaction with the nat...
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Sonoma Inspired: Landscape

Sonoma Inspired: Landscape

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Many artists find inspiration in the landscapes of Sonoma County. Tanya Tolmasoff and the Upside Dance Company create performances that speak to the majestic redwoods and reflect the waterways of the landscape. Bruce Johnson is a sculptor/craftsman t...
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Sonoma Inspired: Agriculture

Sonoma Inspired: Agriculture

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Sonoma County is a place of beauty and agricultural bounty. Photojournalist Erik Castro captures images of this beauty and studies the faces and experiences of the people who work the fields and vineyards. Peter Krohn studies the beauty of agricultur...
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Bay Area Bountiful: Citizen Science

Bay Area Bountiful: Citizen Science

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Citizen science is research conducted, in whole or in part, by amateur scientists. Citizen science is sometimes described as public participation in scientific research. On this edition of Bay Area Bountiful we visit with citizens as they help the Ca...

Sustainable Sonoma

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SPANISH LANGUAGE VERSION. Sustainable Sonoma is a platform for organizations and community stakeholders to come to the table for the benefit of Sonoma Valley. Our core partners are working together to build a common agenda, shared measurement systems...
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Voices Beyond the Wall

Voices Beyond the Wall

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Spencer Reece, an award winning American poet and Episcopal priest, comes to live and teach poetry at Our Little Roses, the only girls’ orphanage in Honduras, for one year. The poems that emerge reveal wisdom far beyond the authors’ years. The girls’...
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Three Red Sweaters

Three Red Sweaters

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A filmmaker explores memory and the way that we use technology to record our lives; sometimes at the expense of being present for them. She uses her grandfather's 16mm home videos as her medium. This journey into family archives employs a very person...
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The Cinema Travelers

The Cinema Travelers

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As the harvest arrives in rural India, it also heralds the season of cinema. The fields lie bare, and the villagers gather breathless, anticipating the cinema lorries that have brought them the magic of the movies for seven decades. Riding one such l...
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Right Between Your Ears

Right Between Your Ears

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Many people have a strong sense that their views are right and couldn’t possibly be wrong. So how do we come to hold an unshakable belief and why is it hard to consider that we could be mistaken? This film follows the lives of everyday people who bec...
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No Vacancy

No Vacancy

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No Vacancy explores the struggles of San Francisco artists as they contend with exorbitant rent prices, developers looking to convert art spaces into luxury condos and a city that isn’t paying attention to them. All the artists in the film face the p...
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Knife Skills

Knife Skills

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Academy Award® nominated Knife Skills follows the launch of an haute cuisine restaurant in Cleveland, staffed by men and women recently released from prison. In this improbable setting, we discover the challenges of men and women finding their way af...
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Futbolistas 4 Life

Futbolistas 4 Life

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Futbolistas 4 Life is about Oakland teens from immigrant families and the healing power of soccer. The film offers an intimate look into the lives of two high schoolers: one is a college hopeful and DACA applicant who’s navigating the reality of his...
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Among Wolves

Among Wolves

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The Wolves are no ordinary biker club, as is revealed in this gorgeously shot, surprisingly intimate portrait of trauma and survival. Still struggling from the aftermath of the Bosnian War, this multi-ethnic club organizes charity events for their sm...
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All The Wild Horses

All The Wild Horses

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All the Wild Horses follows international riders as they compete in the Mongol Derby in Mongolia, the longest and toughest horse race in the world. In this race across one thousand kilometers of Mongolian steppe the riders are on their own, navigatin...
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All That Passes By Through A Window That Doesn't Open

All That Passes By Through A Window That Doesn't Open

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Across the Caucasus, Azerbaijani men labor to build a new railroad promising to bring glory to a new generation, while across the closed borders in Armenia, a lonely stationmaster sits idle in an abandoned railroad depot, where for the last twenty ye...
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The Laguna de Santa Rosa Foundation

The Laguna de Santa Rosa Foundation

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Learn about the science and ecology of the Laguna de Santa Rosa and the work of the Laguna Foundation. Video created in the summer of 2017. Larry Campbell narrator.
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Newsmaker Conversation: Wilder than Wild

Newsmaker Conversation: Wilder than Wild

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Director Kevin White and Writer/Producer Stephen Most created the film "Wilder than Wild: Fire, Forest and the Future." The film examines how we rely on the forests for many ecological services, yet they are at risk for catastrophic wildfires due to...

Radio Version: Music at Lawrence Jones Middle School

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Arts Education - The music program at Lawrence Jones Middle School teaches young students perseverance and structure, as well as inspiring the students to succeed in their academic life. Music teacher Oliver Fraenkle motivates students to use the ski...
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Radio Version: ArtQuest at Santa Rosa High School

Radio Version: ArtQuest at Santa Rosa High School

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Arts Education - See how the ArtQuest program at Santa Rosa High School shapes young learners through visual and performance arts, and creates a safe place for students to express themselves. Through their artwork, students find freedom and joy in le...
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Radio Version: Theater at Analy High School

Radio Version: Theater at Analy High School

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Arts Education - The Theater Program at Analy High School teaches students collaboration and team-working skills. Drama teachers Jonathan Mazer and Starr Hergenrather encourage students to embrace their individuality and confidence, as well as shape...
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The New Normal: What's Now? What's Next?

The New Normal: What's Now? What's Next?

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This program features a look at the first steps in the North Bay's rebuilding and recovery process after the North Bay Wildfires. KRCB News Director, Steve Mencher, speaks with representatives of the UnDocuFund, we explore the poignant story of a fam...
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Steve Mencher Speaks with Karissa Kruse

Steve Mencher Speaks with Karissa Kruse

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KRCB News Director Steve Mencher speaks with Karissa Kruse, President of Sonoma County Winegrowers. Karissa talks about what damage wineries have experienced due to the fires, what the wine industry is doing to ensure worker safety, and the fund the...
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Steve Mencher Speaks with Ana Lugo

Steve Mencher Speaks with Ana Lugo

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KRCB News Director Steve Mencher speaks with Ana Lugo, President of the North Bay Organizing Project. Ana talks about the difficulties undocumented community members face in the aftermath of the fires, and about UndocuFund, a fund created specificall...

North Bay Fire: A Community Unites

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This program brings us stories from the inferno, from those families fleeing the fire with their precious pets, to updates on the ongoing repopulation. We talk with Karissa Kruse, president of Sonoma County Winegrowers about the fire's effect on her...

Northern California Fire Animal Rescue Center

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When escaping the flames of the Northern California Fire, farm animals and pets have special needs. Sonoma County has created a safe place for animal refugees. Meet the owners of horses from the Sonoma Valley seeking refuge, and people who escaped Sa...

Escaping the Sonoma County Fire on the Coast

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Doran Beach, Sonoma County - People are finding refuge on the Sonoma Coast from the Northern California wildfires. The Sonoma County Regional Parks worked closely with volunteers from Bodega Bay to help those fleeing the fires.
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Health Connections Special: ACEs - Adverse Childhood Experiences

Health Connections Special: ACEs - Adverse Childhood Experiences

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In this Health Connections Special, we explore the Adverse Childhood Experience Study, or ACE Study. The ACE Study found that the more adversity and trauma someone experienced as a child, the higher their risk of negative health outcomes as an adult—...
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Bay Area Bountiful: Forests

Bay Area Bountiful: Forests

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Forests are some of the most wild places in our region, but also a living laboratory for exploring the science of plants, wildlife and soil health. In this episode we travel up and down the West Coast through the coast redwood forest and learn about...

Sustainable Sonoma

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Sustainable Sonoma is a platform for organizations and community stakeholders to come to the table for the benefit of Sonoma Valley. Our core partners are working together to build a common agenda, shared measurement systems, mutually reinforcing act...

Hearts of Sonoma

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Hearts of Sonoma County is a cardiovascular disease risk reduction initiative, that seeks to achieve access to high-value, well-coordinated, patient-centered care for all Sonoma County residents. The goal of the CRR-Million Hearts initiative is to pr...
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Bay Area Bountiful: Alternative Energy

Bay Area Bountiful: Alternative Energy

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In the San Francisco Bay Area, environmentalists are working with entrepreneurs and industry to find ways to incorporate wind, solar and other alternative energy sources into our power generation mix. Some homeowners and businesses are off the grid a...
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Wheat or White? | The Lexicon of Sustainability

Wheat or White? | The Lexicon of Sustainability

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Learn the difference between whole wheat and white and meet the people preserving grains. As consumers, we must learn how to tell the difference between whole wheat and white, while farmers can tell a rich story of heritage and identity grains and in...
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What is the Lexicon of Sustainability?

What is the Lexicon of Sustainability?

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Learn about the newest web series on PBS Food. The Lexicon of Sustainability is a multi-platform project that educates, engages and activates people to pay closer attention to how they eat, what they buy and where their responsibility begins for crea...
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Food Waste | The Lexicon of Sustainability

Food Waste | The Lexicon of Sustainability

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Did you know nearly 40 percent of food that's grown, distributed, and bought never gets eaten? Learn why "ugly" food gets a bad rap. Through actions like food rescue and redistribution, composting and eating head to tail, people are doing something t...
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Cirque Du Ferments: A Fermented Circus

Cirque Du Ferments: A Fermented Circus

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locally sourced fermented foods: sauerkraut, kimchi, fermented drinks, and more. Their products go through long fermentation periods, which brings them to their peak probiotic potential. Lactobacillus tamer Kevin shows us how to prepare ingredients a...
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Good Eats at Culinary Arts Program at SRJC | Spoiled In Sonoma

Good Eats at Culinary Arts Program at SRJC | Spoiled In Sonoma

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I had the privilege of sitting down with Chef Jim Cason, the department Chair of the Culinary Arts Program at Santa Rosa Junior College in Sonoma County, CA. Chef Jim gave me a complete tour of the new culinary building and we chatted about what it's...
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Fermented Beverages | The Kefiry | Spoiled In Sonoma

Fermented Beverages | The Kefiry | Spoiled In Sonoma

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Join Emily Somple for a segment of Spoiled In Sonoma, a video blog about fermentation, pickling and food preservation. Emily visits the Kefiry in Sebastopol, Ca and meets owners Tom and Deana. Learn more about what makes kefir and other fermented bev...
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Health and Climate Change Adaptation

Health and Climate Change Adaptation

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The North Bay Climate Adaptation Initiative (NBCAI) formed to raise awareness of the impact of climate change on our region. Rainfall patterns are changing, temperatures are rising and critical infrastructure will be threatened as we experience these...
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Green String Farm and Institute: Joining Farming and Education

Green String Farm and Institute: Joining Farming and Education

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Green String Farm in Petaluma aims to provide sustainably grown food for the local community, while teaching future farmers the skills and knowledge to feed their own communities and take care of the environment.
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Saving the Arnold Scott Ranch - Petalumans for Responsible Planning

Saving the Arnold Scott Ranch - Petalumans for Responsible Planning

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Members of Petalumans for Responsible Planning and the Kelly Creek Foundation talk about the current and future state of the Arnold Scott Ranch on Windsor and D St. in Petaluma, CA. What are your thoughts on the redevelopment plans?
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North Bay Bountiful: What's in Our Food?

North Bay Bountiful: What's in Our Food?

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The global food production chain is fraught with confusing terminology and conflicting information. North Bay Bountiful examines genetically modified organisms (GMOs), manufactured seeds, pesticide use, and the state of modern agriculture.
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Cows, Compost & Carbon

Cows, Compost & Carbon

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Two Marin County farmers reduce their carbon footprint and improve the quality of soil in their pasturelands by implementing carbon farming practices. Loren Poncia, owner of Stemple Creek Ranch, uses compost and rotational grazing to improve growth o...
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Singing the Praises of Compost

Singing the Praises of Compost

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Singing Frogs Farm uses an intensive, agroecological, sustainable model to grow nutritious vegetables. Farmers Paul and Elizabeth Kaiser use lots of compost to help their plants grow, and they have no need for pesticides, herbicides, or fungicides be...

Adapting to Climate Change

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The North Bay Climate Adaptation Initiative (NBCAI) formed to raise awareness of the impact of climate change on our region. Rainfall patterns are changing, temperatures are rising and critical infrastructure will be threatened as we experience these...
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Rescue, Rehabilitation and Release

Rescue, Rehabilitation and Release

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The Marine Mammal Center is a nonprofit veterinary research hospital and educational center dedicated to the rescue and rehabilitation of ill and injured marine mammals – primarily elephant seals, harbor seals, and California sea lions. Since 1975, w...
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Matthew Turner: Educational Tall Ship

Matthew Turner: Educational Tall Ship

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Call of the Sea is constructing a traditional wooden tall ship, MATTHEW TURNER, which will serve as an experiential learning platform for Bay Area youth. Call of the Sea has been successfully operating on-the-water programs since 1984. The constructi...
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Sears Point Wetlands Restoration

Sears Point Wetlands Restoration

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In Sonoma County’s San Pablo Bay region, this northern arm of the San Francisco Bay is experiencing rising sea levels. At the same time, years of agricultural practice have drained the wetland areas, and the land near the shore has been sinking. Up u...
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Here and Now - Kashia Coastal Reserve

Here and Now - Kashia Coastal Reserve

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Social justice and environmentalism go hand-in-hand in a project that is preserving 700 acres of land along the Sonoma County Coast. In a unique plan, the Sonoma County Supervisors transferred the acreage back to the Kashia Band of Pomo, who once pro...
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A State of Harmony

A State of Harmony

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Conserving our open spaces can help us protect our watersheds, wildlife and even combat the effects of climate change. The Bay Area Open Space Council works with private non-profits and public entities to preserve land throughout the region. As ranch...
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Where Does Our Drinking Water Come From?

Where Does Our Drinking Water Come From?

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Our use of water offers a special challenge to mankind as stewards of the Earth’s water supply. Through technology and engineering we have harnessed the power of nature to supply our own water needs. With that privilege comes responsibility. In order...
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Fish Ladder

Fish Ladder

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Water can only benefit people and wildlife if it is clean. Water free of toxins, from industrial waste and agricultural run-off, is needed to sustain life in our watersheds. The health of the fish in our rivers and streams is an indicator of water qu...
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North Bay Bountiful: Land Preservation

North Bay Bountiful: Land Preservation

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Land Preservation is important for smart and managed growth of community development. When communities come together to decide which parcels should can be developed, and which parcels should be preserved - as agricultural land, parks, or nature prese...
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Sonoma Ecology Center

Sonoma Ecology Center

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The Sonoma Ecology Center is committed to improving the ecological health of our region’s wild spaces. Friends of the Petaluma River improve watershed stewardship through public events and hands-on youth education programs. Produced by KRCB North Bay...
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Friends of the Petaluma River

Friends of the Petaluma River

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Friends of the Petaluma River improve watershed stewardship through public events and hands-on youth education programs. Produced by KRCB North Bay Public Media's Student Reporting Initiative, with support from Sonoma Wine Country Weekend. Protect ou...
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Daily Acts

Daily Acts

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Daily Acts helps people live more sustainably by reclaiming the power of daily actions through smart landscaping and water conservation. Produced by KRCB North Bay Public Media's Student Reporting Initiative, with support from Sonoma Wine Country Wee...
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First 5 Sonoma County

First 5 Sonoma County

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Amy G (San Francisco Giants Reporter -Comcast SportsNet Bay Area) talks about the importance of providing early childhood education to kids throughout Sonoma County and California so they get the best start in life talk. Read, talk and sing to the ch...
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North Bay Bountiful: Rivers & Streams

North Bay Bountiful: Rivers & Streams

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Rivers and streams are a reflection of the health of our lands. More than just beautiful and natural waterways, healthy rivers and streams are key to the survival of the environment and our very lives. In this episode: removing dams in Sonoma County...
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North Bay Bountiful: Waste & Recycling

North Bay Bountiful: Waste & Recycling

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North Bay Bountiful revisits the ground-breaking internet short film that helped launch the Zero Waste movement. THE STORY OF STUFF was produced and hosted by environmentalist, Annie Leonard. For many web viewers, this was the first time they learned...
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Extreme Heat: Tree Planting

Extreme Heat: Tree Planting

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Learn how trees are helping reverse climate change in your local area with Extreme Heat: Tree Planting. Caitlin Cornwall, Research Program Manager, Sonoma Ecology Center, helps us understand how extreme heat on the main street of the Sonoma Springs a...
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Extreme Heat: Neighborhoods

Extreme Heat: Neighborhoods

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Find out how climate change affects your local neighborhood with Extreme Heat: Neighborhoods. Environmental engineer Justin Witt explains how extreme heat is not just a daytime concern, but is also a concern at night as the temperatures continue to g...
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Sonoma Inspired: Sandy Eastoak

Sonoma Inspired: Sandy Eastoak

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Sonoma artist, Sandy Eastoak, is inspired by the waterscapes of Sonoma County. The creeks, the Russian River and the Pacific beaches. She is obessed with nature, ecology and how we can be in a more healing relationship with all in nature that is not...
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Sonoma Inspired: Ned Kahn

Sonoma Inspired: Ned Kahn

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Ned Kahn is an environmental artist. He is inspired by natural phenomena, including the waves and water of Sonoma County. Water becomes a changable mirror to what the atmosphere is doing. A response surface. A responsive membrane. It reflects all tha...
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Sonoma Inspired: Jack Stuppin

Sonoma Inspired: Jack Stuppin

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Jack Stuppin is a painter that thinks of his landscape paintings as an environmental statement. His background in geology brings new insight to his work. He celebrates the beauty of Sonoma County landscapes from the fields and valleys to the dramatic...

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