Craft for the Coast Sponsors

0
Support Craft for the Coast! Our 2nd Annual Craft for the Coast Trash Art Contest is an exciting new event that engages our local community through art, upcycling, trash cleanups, and community activism. Participants will...

Internships: We’re Hiring!

0
  Paid Internships (Summer 2022): EcoNews Journalist Internship ($14/hour for 45 hours) EcoNews Archive Internship ($14/hour for 45 hours) Coastal Programs Internship ($14/hour for 45 hours) To Apply: For Summer 2022 the NEC is offering FLEXIBLE, PAID...

Understanding ‘Urbanism’

0
On this week’s EcoNews Report, planning expert Dan Zack joins Gang Green to talk about “urbanism”—a term that might sound scary for rural Humboldt County. But despite its name, principles of urban design can...

Solutions Summit April 2022

0
CO-OPS NETWORK FOR INVESTMENTS Seed Commons, a nationwide network of cooperative loan funds and business incubators, provides support and funding for worker-owned co-op businesses across America. Working as a group, the various member organizations of Seed...

Housing is an Environmental Issue

0
Ask anyone who has tried to look for rental housing lately and they’ll tell you that housing in Humboldt is expensive. Humboldt, like California generally, suffers from a housing affordability crisis brought on chiefly...

Activism 101: Getting Started

0
Caroline Griffith, NEC Executive Director For those of us who are seasoned activists, it can often be easy to forget the complex paths that got us into the movement. Whether we first dipped our toes...

Pueblos Indígenas Desaparecides y Asesinades

0
Chelsea Miraflor Trillo (Mindanaoan/Visayan) traducido por Carlrey Arroyo Los Pueblos Indígenas son parte integral de la Tierra porque somos de Ella. Es por eso que los Pueblos Indígenas Desaparecides y Asesinades (MMIP) es la violencia contra...

Year-End Wrap Up (We Ain’t Gonna Miss You, 2021)

0
Join Gang Green for a review of the highlights and lowlights of 2021. Friends of the Eel River organized a motley crew of enviros, organized labor, religious leaders and others in a coalition to...

Giving Tuesday

0
Donate at www.yournec.org/donations/ Dear NEC Supporter, Nobody said it would be easy! In fact, 2021’s extreme and unpredictable conditions made it one of the most challenging years in the Northcoast Environmental Center’s proud 50-year history. We...

Eel River Salmon Win Before FERC

0
There’s a proposal to remove the fish-blocking Scott Dam on the Eel River but looming problems still remain. Cape Horn Dam, just downstream of Scott Dam, technically allows for fish passage through its fish...

Creature Feature: Red Tailed Hawks

0
Creature Feature: Red-Tailed Hawk (Buteo Jamaicensis) The Red-tailed Hawk is one of the most common hawks in North America. They are also one of the largest birds on the continent, with a large adult...

Solutions Summit

0
by Michael D. Pulliam REWILDING CANADIAN FARMS Topsy Farms on Amherst Island, Ontario, Canada, has rededicated an acre of their sheep pasture to the wild plants and animals that used to live there. "Rewilding" is a growing...

Get on Board for the Climate: When Ammonia Smells Like Flowers

0
by Martha Walden    One of the biggest climate-changing threats facing civilization flies under the radar for most people: refrigerants. Emissions from these man-made chemicals are so much more potent than carbon or methane that it...

Potter Valley Project: The Saga of Dam Removal

0
By Caroline Griffith As anyone who has followed the decades-long efforts to take down Klamath Dams knows, dam removal is a complex process. Oftentimes far more complex than the process of erecting those dams in...

Eye On Washington: October 2021

0
Dan Sealy, NEC Legislative Analyst Biden Nominates Indigenous Tribal Member to Lead the National Park Service The last administration found it increasingly difficult and embarrassing to get Senate confirmation of nominees who sometimes had obvious conflicts...

Community Creations: The Monster Project

0
The Monster Project has been supporting collaborations between artists for over 6 years. The outcome of these collaborations have been the creation of large-scale canvas paintings, costume designs, songs, poetry, paintings on panels, ceramic...

Help a Legendary Photographer Complete His Dream

0
by Ally Gran and Ted Humphrey Dave Van de Mark is a living legend at Redwood National & State Parks. He arrived in Northern California in 1963 as acres and acres of old-growth redwood forest,...

The NEC’s Collaborative Conservation Legacy

0
By Chad Roberts, NEC Life Member   Conservation was a central focus of the countercultural upwelling in the North Coast in the late 1960s, more so than the civil rights movement or even the Viet Nam...

Another Caltrans Travesty

0
by Elaine Weinreb    Westhaven has always been a quiet rural place with no downtown, no stores - at least in recent years - and no city government of any sort.  It is tree-lined with mature...

The Link Between Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Your Cheeseburger

0
By Margaret Castro Climate change tends to evoke images of smokestacks, traffic jams, dry lake beds, melting polar ice caps, and numerous woebegone thoughts. These powerful images strike a chord with the general public; however,...
Zero Waste Humboldt logo

Honored Zero Heroes Personify Zero Waste Values

0
[email protected]         www.facebook.com/ZeroWasteHumboldt   Zero Waste Humboldt announced the 2021 Zero Heroes and hosted a virtual event to honor six businesses and one individual for their success in reducing waste and being inspiring models....
California Native Plant Society logo

CNPS Happenings — Oct. 2021

0
Stay Updated: www.northcoastcnps.org  https://www.facebook.com/NorthCoastCNPS/ CNPS welcomes everyone.  No expertise required. ................................................................. Evening Program   October 13, Wednesday. 7:30 p.m.  "Marvelous Mycoheterotrophs: The Beauty and Science of Floral-Fungal Freeloaders."  If you've ever been fascinated by a waxy, alien looking plant, you may...
Humboldt Baykeeper logo

Celebrating Another Successful Bay Tour Season 

0
By Jasmin Segura, Humboldt Baykeeper Bay Tours Coordinator As Bay Tours Coordinator, I have the privilege, through a grant from the California Coastal Conservancy, to play host to many members of our fine community by...

Forest Defense: A North Coast Tradition

0
by Ellen E. Taylor Twenty-five years ago, Darryl Cherney remarked that he expected tree-sitting to become a national pastime. From his high perch in a fragment of the decimated coastal forests of the California northcoast,...
Sierra Club logo

Klamath Salmon in Peril:  State Water Board Poised to Curtail Irrigation in the...

0
  By Felice Pace The Shasta and Scott Watersheds once produced the largest  number of salmon in the entire Klamath River Basin. The Shasta was particularly fine for Spring Chinook Salmon and the small streams and beaver...