About KRCB Public Media

Rural California Broadcasting Corporation (KRCB) is based in San Francisco’s North Bay and serves the Bay Area region.

180x135_krcbRural California Broadcasting Corporation (KRCB), based in San Francisco’s North Bay and serves the Bay area region, was founded in 1981. The mission of KRCB is “In order to encourage full participation in society and community, KRCB provides educational, informational and cultural telecommunication services in partnership with our community.” Further information about KRCB is available on their web site at: www.krcb.org

KRCB began producing Natural Heroes in 2004 (initially a co-production with GreenTreks Networks) with the mission to celebrate the independent filmmakers who are turning their lens on our natural world, and to showcase encouraging, inspiring stories of people who are making positive differences for our environment.

Natural Heroes has been honored with six Emmy™ awards, two Emmy™ nominations, three Telly™ awards, two Empixx awards and an Insight award. Natural Heroes has aired on Public Television stations all across the United States, Puerto Rico, and into Canada, reaching an estimated 90 million viewers.

The series exemplifies the message that one person really can make a difference. It also has brought attention to big issues that may have been ignored in the past. Featured films span the globe and take on a fascinating variety of topics with fresh, creative approaches. Themes range from renewable energy to conservation of marine species, from the meaning of wilderness to the importance of kids getting their hands in the dirt.

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