California Native Plant Society logo

Planting for Butterflies and Caterpillars

0
Everyone loves butterflies, and everyone wants more of them in their garden! What’s the best way to attract them? Planting diverse native plants! Adult butterflies eat flower nectar, so providing a variety of nectar-producing...
Sierra Club logo

Illegal Pasture Irrigation in Scott River Basin Driving Klamath Salmon Extinct

0
Located near the middle of the Klamath River Basin, the Scott River watershed once hosted large runs of spring and fall Chinook salmon. With its small streams and beaver dams, the Scott River Valley...
EPIC logo

Bring Back our Beavers!

0
In November, EPIC submitted a rulemaking petition to the California Fish and Game Commission to re-write the trapping rules for beavers, giving California’s beavers (and the countless species that benefit from their presence) more...
Humboldt Baykeeper logo

Eureka Revives Zombie Road Proposal through Palco Marsh

0
On November 13, the City of Eureka held a public workshop to gather input on a new plan for the 101 Broadway Corridor. Described as a “Multi-Modal Corridor Plan” to increase safety for pedestrians...
Zero Waste Humboldt logo

Zero Waste Week in Bay Area March 2020

0
Zero Waste Humboldt is organizing a Redwood Coast contingent to participate in Zero Waste Week in the San Francisco Bay Area in March. If you are interested to learn more about Zero Waste and...
Coalition for Responsible Transportation Priorites logo

Read EcoNews AND the Collector!

0
The Collector is CRTP’s curated weekly collection of transportation news and information focused on the North Coast, but also includes important and interesting items from state, national and international news. It’s posted on CRTP’s...
Humboldt Baykeeper logo

Caltrans Punts Sea Level Rise Planning for 101 Corridor Project

0
In August, the California Coastal Commission met in Eureka to consider the long-anticipated permit for Caltrans’ “Eureka-Arcata Highway 101 Corridor Safety Improvement Project,” which features an interchange at Indianola Cutoff, a left-turn signal...
Zero Waste Humboldt logo

CA Legislature Missed Opportunity to Reduce Single-Use Plastics

0
The Zero Waste movement has stirred consumers, taxpayers, ratepayers, and climate change activists to adopt less wasteful practices in their daily lives. Awareness is also increasing that we’re all paying for the wasteful packaging...
Coalition for Responsible Transportation Priorites logo

Available Parking Leads to More Driving

0
People drive cars, so there needs to be places for them to park. Development standards in practically every American community require developers and property owners to provide specific amounts of parking for new construction....
Sierra Club logo

New Water Permit for Dairies / North Group Sponsors Campers

0
Water Board Adopts New Permit for Dairies At its August meeting in Santa Rosa, the North Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board adopted a new clean water permit for dairies. The Waste Discharge Requirements permit...
EPIC logo

EPIC Honors Civil Rights Attorney Dennis Cunningham

0
Dennis Cunningham is a legendary civil rights attorney who has spent his lifetime defending activists since the 1960s. From suing the Chicago Police Department for the murder of Black Panther Fred Hampton, to representing...
Humboldt Baykeeper logo

Coastal Commission to Vote on Major Changes to 101 Corridor between Eureka and Arcata

0
  On August 7, the Coastal Commission will vote on Caltrans’ Eureka-Arcata 101 Corridor Safety Improvement Project, which includes an interchange at Indianola Cutoff, a left turn signal at Airport Drive, closure of all other...
EPIC logo

EPIC Concerns with Sierra Pacific and Green Diamond

0
Sierra Pacific up to the Same Old Tricks A proposed Habitat Conservation Plan (HCP) for Sierra Pacific Industries (SPI), was recently released in its draft form by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service with a companion...
Sierra Club logo

North Coast Water Board Comes to Eureka

0
Residents speak up for Elk River & National Forest Water Quality Two salient items were on the agenda of the June 19 and 20 North Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board (NC Water Board): proposed...
California Native Plant Society logo

CNPS: Fall Plant Sale & Events

Fall Native Plant Sale Sat. & Sun., September  28 & 29 10 a.m.-3 p.m. (CNPS members only pre-sale 9 - 10 a.m.) Freshwater Farms Reserve 5851 Myrtle Ave., Eureka (near Three Corners Market), a property of the Northcoast Regional Land...
Zero Waste Humboldt logo

What Really Happens with Plastics Recycling?

0
A combination of waste reduction legislation, increased manufacturer responsibility and a societal shift in our thinking and our habits will reduce plastic pollution. What happens to your plastic materials after you drop them in...
Coalition for Responsible Transportation Priorites logo

What’s Your Street Story?

0
We all use public streets, and we all have stories—about the place we almost got hit by a car, or couldn’t cross the street safely, or just feel so unsafe that we won’t even...
Humboldt Baykeeper logo

Coastal Commission Calls for Local Hearing on 101 Interchange at Indianola Cutoff

0
The “Eureka-Arcata Route 101 Corridor Improvement Project” is on track for a local hearing in August, despite CalTrans’ insistence that it must be held in June in San Diego. At its May hearing in...
EPIC logo

Proposed Wind Project Presents Alarming Impacts

0
EPIC urges greater efforts to minimize impacts to the environment There is a proposed wind energy project for the hills just southwest of Scotia, California. This project has given me untold heartburn as I try...
Sierra Club logo

Science Projects Receive Awards; Spring Chinook Endangered

0
For the 13th year, North Group sponsored an award for the best project relating to environmental issues at the annual Humboldt County Science Fair in mid-March. (The projects were so competitive in 2019 that...
California Native Plant Society logo

CNPS Events & Happenings

Plant Sale Shoppers with their lists made use of informative signs and enjoyed the huge array of native plants during the Native Plant Sale at the chapter’s nursery at Freshwater Farms Reserve of the Northcoast...
Coalition for Responsible Transportation Priorites logo

Mixed-Use Zoning: What Is It and Why Does It Matter?

0
The modern concept and practice of “zoning” dates back about a century. For almost all of that time, the dominant form practiced by United States cities has been single-use or “Euclidean” zoning (named after...
Zero Waste Humboldt logo

Progress Toward Manufacturer Responsibility for Waste

0
Following the implementation of China’s stricter regulations regarding the types of recycling it would accept from other countries for processing, most recycling is currently ending up in landfills for lack of an alternate domestic...
Humboldt Baykeeper logo

Humboldt Baykeeper: Fish Farm Proposed for Former Pulp Mill in Samoa

0
Fish Farm Proposed for Former Pulp Mill in Samoa In February, the Humboldt Bay Harbor, Recreation, & Conservation District voted unanimously to approve a $20,000/year, 3-year “Option Period” for Nordic AquaFarms subsidiary California Marine Investments,...
EPIC logo

EPIC: Happy 20th Birthday to the Headwaters Forest Reserve

0
Happy 20th Birthday to the Headwaters Forest Reserve! The 7,472-acre Headwaters Forest Reserve—located just south east of the City of Eureka, CA—was established on March 1, 1999 as part of the landmark Headwaters Forest...