Garden Gate Wine Pour: Sept. 13

Arts Arcata Wine Pour Fundraiser Date & Time: September 13, 6 - 9 PM Location: the Garden Gate, 905 H Street, Arcata, CA 95521 Support the Northcoast Environmental Center this Friday at Arts Arcata! Join us at The Garden...

Environmental Education Internship

Fall 2019 - Spring 2020 Semesters The Northcoast Environmental Center (NEC) is offering an Environmental Education Internship for the Fall 2019 - Spring 2020 school year (October - May). The goal is to ensure high...

Upcycling Workshop at Arts & Drafts – July 19

Upcycling Workshop at Arts & Drafts Friday, July 19, 2019 at 6 PM – 9 PM Join the Northcoast Environmental Center and Arts & Drafts for an exciting upcycling workshop collaboration! Turn your trash into treasure! This...

NEC Supports SB 424 – Tobacco Product Recyclability and Producer Responsibility Act

Senator Jackson is currently authoring a bill (SB 424) that seeks to eliminate plastic waste and pollution due to single-use tobacco products. The bill bans sale of single-use tobacco products, including single-use filters, single-use...

Tribe Establishes Rights of the Klamath, Dam Removal Closer

Dam removal on the Klamath River is one step closer to reality. The Klamath River Renewal Corporation (KRRC), which is the entity charged with removing the lower four dams on the Klamath River, announced...

Zero Waste Internship

Fall 2019 - Spring 2020 Semesters The Northcoast Environmental Center (NEC) is offering a Zero Waste Internship for the Fall 2019 - Spring 2020 school year (October - May). The focus will be on zero...

Special Projects Internship

Description: The Northcoast Environmental Center (NEC) is offering a Special Projects Internship for the upcoming summer break. The NEC is one of the country’s oldest bioregional environmental organizations and manages several coastal programs, produces a...

Office Assistant

We're hiring a part-time Office Assistant! This is a great opportunity to get involved with your local environmental center. Hours: 20 hours a week. most to occur when office is open (Monday 9-1; Tuesday –...

On the Road for Climate Action- May 23

  What: Informational Climate Change Lecture and tabling from other local environmental groups Where: Humboldt Coastal Nature Center, 220 Stamps Ln, Arcata, CA 95521 When: May 23rd, 4:30- 6:30pm On May 23rd, Friends of the Dunes and the...

What’s on our Members’ Minds? 2018 Survey Results

The NEC recently conducted an online survey to identify our members’ highest priority issues and programs. This is the third survey the NEC has conducted over the last 10 years in order to assess...

EcoNews Roundup Report: Latest environmental news stories for March 2019

Today we’ll be providing brief snippets of current news that pertain to various environmental topics such as the Trinidad Rancheria Hotel project update, youth climate strikes, Plastic Pollution and SB 54, the true vulnerability...

EcoNews Roundup Report: Latest environmental news stories for February 2019

For February's EcoNews Roundup Report Larry Glass, NEC’s Executive Director, and Bella Waters, NEC’s Administrative & Development Director, cover the following news stories: Local: 1. Nordic Aquafarm, Big Fish Farm on Samoa Peninsula - lots of...

EcoNews Report Roundup January 2019

Environmental stories in 30 minutes – that’s the EcoNews Roundup! For January's EcoNews Report Roundup Larry Glass, NEC’s Executive Director, and Bella Waters, NEC’s Admin & Development Director, cover the following news stories: Local Help protect...

EcoNews Report Roundup: Latest environmental news stories for January 2019

Environmental stories in 30 minutes – that’s the EcoNews Roundup! For January's EcoNews Report Roundup Larry Glass, NEC’s Executive Director, and Bella Waters, NEC’s Admin & Development Director, cover the following news stories: Local...

EcoNews Report Roundup December 2018

Environmental stories in 30 minutes – that’s the EcoNews Roundup! For December’s EcoNews Report Roundup Larry Glass, NEC’s Executive Director, and Bella Waters, NEC’s Admin & Development Director, cover the following news stories: Local Conflict-of-Interest Questions...

EcoNews Report Roundup: Latest environmental news stories for December 2018

15 Environmental stories in 30 minutes – that’s the EcoNews Roundup! For December’s EcoNews Report Roundup Larry Glass, NEC’s Executive Director, and Bella Waters, NEC’s Admin & Development Director, cover the following news stories:...

News from the Center – Dec 2018/Jan 2019

It seems that each time we get focused on a new issue, an old issue that’s been on the back burner for some time suddenly surges to the forefront again. Such is the case...

EcoNews Report Roundup: Latest environmental news stories for November 2018

16 Environmental stories in 30 minutes – that’s the EcoNews Roundup! For November’s EcoNews Report Roundup Larry Glass, NEC’s Executive Director, and Bella Waters, NEC’s Admin & Development Director, cover the following news stories:...

EcoNews Report Roundup: Latest environmental news stories for October 2018

13 Environmental stories in 30 minutes – that’s the EcoNews Roundup! For October's EcoNews Report Roundup Larry Glass, NEC’s Executive Director, and Bella Waters, NEC’s Admin & Development Director, cover the following news stories:...

EcoNews Report Roundup October 2018

13 Environmental stories in 30 minutes – that’s the EcoNews Roundup! For October's EcoNews Report Roundup Larry Glass, NEC’s Executive Director, and Bella Waters, NEC’s Admin & Development Director, cover the following news stories: Local News 1....
Northwest Pacific Rail alongside the mainstem Eel River. Credit Scott Greacen/Friends of the Eel River

Governor Brown Signed the Great Redwood Trail Bill!

Scott Greacen, FOER's Conservation Director and Humboldt County's 3rd District Supervisor Mike Wilson discuss SB 1029. Formerly known as the Great Redwood Trail Act, SB 1029 shifts the North Coast Railroad Authority's mandate from developing...

EcoNews Report Roundup: Current Environmental News

14 Environmental stories in 30 minutes – that’s the EcoNews Roundup! On today’s EcoNews Report Roundup, the NEC's Larry Glass and Bella Waters cover the latest environmental news stories.
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Humboldt Alliance for Responsible Planning Calls for Public Input on Trinidad Rancheria Hotel

The Trinidad Rancheria is planning a 100-room, 6-story hotel adjacent to the Cherae Heights Casino on Scenic Drive near Trinidad. My guests, Richard Johnson and Dave Hankin, are co-chairs for the Humboldt Alliance for...
Screenshot from video showing temperature anomalies from 1880-2017, from EarthSky.org.video

Watch it get Hotter 1880-2017

The following excerpt was originally published on EarthSky: "An anomaly is something that deviates from what’s standard, or expected. This global warming visualization – created by Antti Lipponen of the Finnish Meteorological Institute – shows yearly temperature...

EcoNews Report Roundup: Latest environmental news stories

14 Environmental stories in 30 minutes – that’s the EcoNews Roundup! On today’s EcoNews Report Roundup Larry Glass, NEC’s Executive Director, and Bella Waters, NEC’s Admin & Development Director, cover the following news stories:   Local news: ...