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North Bay Bountiful: The Changing Face of Agriculture

North Bay Bountiful: The Changing Face of Agriculture

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Farming is becoming more diverse, and new perspectives bring innovation. Immigrant populations are introducing unique produce to the marketplace; new farmworker safety protocols are being implemented; and traditional methods of Native American agricu...

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...

Arts Education: ArtQuest at Santa Rosa High School

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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 learning.

Arts Education: Music at Lawrence Jones Middle School

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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 skills they learn in...

Arts Education: Theater at Analy High School

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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 their social and...
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North Bay Bountiful: Orchards

North Bay Bountiful: Orchards

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The orchard: as old as civilization, yet adaptable to the needs of our society today. Orderly rows of monoculture hide a deep and meaningful history of Northern California. We'll explore three generations of apple growers in Sebastopol, organizations...
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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...

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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Bid now: https://www.biddingforgood.com/auction/item/item.action?id=289139815 www.scmwa.com www.chaminade.com www.assembleforfood.com The Santa Cruz Mountains wine region is nestled in one of the most unique natural environments in the world. With it...

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Bid now: https://www.biddingforgood.com/auction/item/item.action?id=289242945 www.appellationsthelena.com St. Helena has the distinction of being the birthplace of the Napa Valley wine industry. The official Appellation was approved in 1995, its boun...

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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—...

In the Shadow of Tall Trees

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Muir Woods National Monument and its uncut old-growth coast redwoods would not exist today were it not for the foresight of early conservationists. Theodore Roosevelt's signing of the Antiquities Act of 1906 empowered Roosevelt and subsequent preside...
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North Bay Bountiful: Forests

North Bay 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...

Housing and Health

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KRCB North Bay Public Media and the Sonoma County Department of Health Services have partnered to raise awareness about the ways in which the social determinants of health affect our community. This Health Connections video explores the direct impact...
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North Bay Bountiful: Alternative Energy

North Bay 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...

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...

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...

The Opioid Epidemic

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The opioid epidemic is devastating communities throughout the country. Sonoma County's Department of Health Services and KRCB North Bay Public Media have partnered to raise awareness. Learn more about opioid dependency and how to seek help in this Co...
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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...

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...

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...

Fermentation Fever

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Fermentation, an ancient form of food preservation, has been practiced on nearly every continent. Jennifer Harris, who runs the Fermentation Festival, takes a journey around Sonoma County to get to know some of the people who are helping to bring bac...
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North Bay Bountiful: Fermented Foods

North Bay Bountiful: Fermented Foods

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Find out why Sonoma County is a fermentation hot spot in the Bay Area, visit a fermentation bar, an artisanal sourdough bakery and make sauerkraut and kimchi. Discover the magic of Kefir beverages, and join a fermentation circus that employs sustaina...
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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?

Green String Farm & Institute: Joining Farming and Education

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At Green String Farm & Institute, Bob Cannard 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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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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North Bay Bountiful: Carbon & Compost

North Bay Bountiful: Carbon & Compost

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We can store carbon in the ground to battle climate change. Carbon farming is one way to slow the atmospheric and marine accumulation of greenhouse gases, which are released by burning fossil fuels. Visit vineyards in Napa County; livestock and dairy...
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The Good Earth

The Good Earth

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The Napa Resource Conservation District's Charles Schembre is on a mission to sequester carbon in the ground of our vineyards. This practice keeps carbon from being released in the atmosphere, and makes the vines healthier and more resilient than che...
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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 - Health Connections

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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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North Bay Bountiful: California Coast

North Bay Bountiful: California Coast

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On this edition of NORTH BAY BOUNTIFUL, we explore Coastal California. This is one of the most dramatic and varied coastlines in the world. A place where agriculture and urban development meet the sea; a Harbor to a diversity of wildlife; and a Regio...
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The Catch

The Catch

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Every year, the San Francisco Bay Area looks forward to the November crab season opening, but recently the Bodega Bay small boat crabbing fleet has experienced especially rough waters in bringing its catch to port. (Director-Producer: Joshua Dylan Me...

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...

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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KRCB Station History

KRCB Station History

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KRCB Channel 22, in the North Bay region of California, has a unique and grassroots history. In 1981, Rural California Broadcasting Corporation formed to create the TV channel and bring educational television programming to the San Francisco North Ba...

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...

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...

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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North Bay Bountiful: Water Conservation

North Bay Bountiful: Water Conservation

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NORTH BAY BOUNTIFUL explores water conservation and water quality. Learn about the water cycle and where our water comes from, an innovative fish ladder on the Russian River and how weather pattern prediction may change the way we collect and retain...

Down Home on the Zazu Farm

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Featuring internationally acclaimed Sonoma County farm to table chefs and restauranteurs Duskie Estes and John Stewart, “Down Home on the Zazu Farm” provides a behind-the-scenes look at two successful chefs committed to sustainability. The documentar...
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Atmospheric Rivers

Atmospheric Rivers

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The meteorological phenomenon known as Atmospheric Rivers has a significant impact on the frequency and severity of floods and droughts in the North Bay. Advanced forecasting techniques currently being developed to monitor these storms could mitigate...
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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...

Rivers in the Sky

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In the early 1860s, a cataclysmic flood ravaged California, bankrupting the state and forcing the government to move the capital from Sacramento to San Francisco until the flood waters subsided. The flood was precipitated by a meteorological phenomen...

The Spanish Gardener

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Over the last forty years, nursery owner Polo de Lorenzo has created a rare and alluring garden in Sebastopol, California inspired by childhood memories of the lush botanical garden in his native Canary Islands. The Spanish born gardener has also obs...
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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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CALIFORNIA'S WATER RIVERS, OCEANS, AND OUR FUTURE

CALIFORNIA'S WATER RIVERS, OCEANS, AND OUR FUTURE

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Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Bettina Boxall joins Felicia Marcus, Chair of California’s State Water Resources Control Board, Abby Taylor-Silva, Vice President of Policy and Communications at the Grower-Shipper Association of Central California,...
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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...