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  • The Chico Seed Orchard nature trail is about one mile long, paved and surrounded by a variety of trees with an interesting historical background. Photo by Heather Taylor on Feb. 3, 2024.

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    New trail of thought: Chico Seed Orchard

  • Chico State baseball celebrates a hard-fought win over Montana State Billings. Taken by Lukas Mann on Feb. 8.

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    Revamped Chico State baseball squad off to undefeated start

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    Chico State men’s basketball weekend recap: A triumph and setback on the road

  • Students wait in line for the Harvester food truck. Taken by Jolie Asuncion Sept. 22, 2022.

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    15% of Sales: Associated Students Dining Services agreement

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    Students organize pro-Palestine walkout protest on Feb. 8

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The Big Chico Creek portion behind the OConnell Technology Center runs dry.   Photo taken on Sept. 15, 2021

Campus creek goes dry

Melvin Bui and Alex Martin // September 21, 2021

The section of Big Chico Creek that runs through Chico State campus, once home to a variety of wildlife, has gone bone dry. Sandrine Matiasek, a Chico State assistant professor of Geological and Environmental...

Dr. Don Hankins answers a question from an audience member following his presentation at Chico Creek Nature Center on Thursday night. Photo credit: Brian Luong

Chico State Professor discusses wildfire

Brian Luong // December 7, 2018

Chico Creek Nature Center was filled to capacity on Thursday night during "The Fire Next Time," a presentation in collaboration with Chico State’s Big Chico Creek Ecological Preserves. The presentation...

The Barry R. Kirshner Wildlife Foundation has seven wild tigers of various types, including Savara, a Siberian tiger. Photo credit: George Johnston

Kirshner Wildlife Foundation rescues exotic animals in need of care

Nick Bragg // May 12, 2015
Learn about Barry R. Kirshner Wildlife Foundation, a nonprofit sanctuary for exotic animals with special needs located just 20 miles south of Chico.
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