NEC Comments on NCIP

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EcoNews Staff We wholeheartedly agree with Abigail on the importance of engaging in this process. When the Bureau of Land Management was formed it was tasked by Congress with “a mandate of managing public lands...

Op-Ed: Biden Admin Responding to Global Crisis by Updating NCIP

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Abigail Black, Guest Contributor President Biden is on the verge of protecting more land than any other modern first-term President in American history: he’s already protected 1.5 million acres of American public land as new...

News from the Center | March 2024

Larry Glass, NEC Board President Caroline Griffith, NEC Executive Director Oregon gray wolves The US Fish and Wildlife Service is investigating the killing of three gray wolves from the Gearhart Mountain Pack in southeastern Oregon. The death...

Community Submission: Visions for the Future

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Jeff Hedin, Piercy Fire Protection District Board & Institute for Sustainable Forestry Board Guest Contributor I want to see a healthy forest with a healthy human community around and within it. These communities are so entwined...

Community Submissions: Eco-Poetry

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Old Growth Coast Redwood Shooting straight up into the sky, the tallest trees in the world see everything. They see their kind diminishing from drought, mega-fires, real estate development, vineyards. Between 1850 and 1960, clear cutting— culminating after WW II by the building industry...

Get on Board for the Climate | February 2024

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Martha Walden The Last Days of Fossil Fuels “The transition to clean energy is happening worldwide and it’s unstoppable. It’s not a question of ‘if’, it’s just a matter of ‘how soon’ — and the sooner...

Restaurador de Plantaser: Frutos Rojos Brillantes.

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Carol Mone, Restoration Gardener Traducido por Denise Villalva ¡Oh!, cuando tenía 20 años menos, vivía  en la arrogancia de la mediana juventud, pensé que la Restauración significaba ayudar a la Naturaleza. Simplemente sembrar cosas buenas, ayuda...

Save the Date! Nationwide Summit to Stop Cop City February 23-26, 2024

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Provided by @stopcopcitysummit Tucson, Arizona - Cop City, the $90M police training facility slated to be built in south Atlanta, would drastically increase police militarization and the spread of violent policing tactics across the world,...

Green Diamond Clear Cut at Tsurai– Update from Forest Defenders

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leaf, forest defender Guest Contributor The view on your drive to work might seem somehow different. Somehow lesser. In late November/early December, Green Diamond Resource Company brought loggers and a slew of heavy machinery into the eastern...
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Embracing Repair Culture: A Step Towards Zero Waste Living

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Brad Buchmiller, Intern at Zero Waste Humboldt In a world inundated with fast-paced consumerism, a growing movement is encouraging individuals to shift their mindset from replacing to repairing, heralding a new era of sustainability and...
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California Native Plant Society | Feb. 2024

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Evening Program February 14, Wednesday, 7:30 pm: California Desert Plants: Ecology and Diversity The desert areas of California include the northwestern portion of the Sonoran Desert, the largest part of the Mojave Desert, and the western...

Port of Humboldt Announces Green Terminal Strategy

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Matthew Simmons, EPIC Climate Attorney On January 11, 2024, the Humboldt Bay Harbor, Recreation & Conservation District committed to developing a green terminal strategy for the new offshore wind terminal. This is a big win...
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The Sandpiper | February 2024

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From Redwood Region Audubon Society Click this text to read the full Sandpiper for February 2024!

To Pollute and Extract: Greens Against the Military

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Mox Alvarnaz, NEC Staff The legacy of war includes toxic landscapes, land mines, and unexploded ordnance, posing persistent environmental and social threats. Military operations have become forever linked to global contamination… Military institutions, in the...

Tolowa Dee-ni’ Language Preservation: An Interview with Marva Sii~xuutesna Jones

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Interviewed by Tali Trillo, NEC Staff Would you mind introducing yourself, and who do you bring with you today when speaking about language? Dvlaaha~ shxuushi Marva Sii~xuutesna Jones, my name is Marva Siixuutesna Jones. I am...

News from the Center | Feb. 2024

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Larry Glass, NEC Board President Caroline Griffith, NEC Executive Director Although we could start off 2024 talking about the extreme weather that’s sweeping across the US, we thought we’d kick this issue off with some good...

An Evening with a Redwood Legend: Photographer Dave Van de Mark 

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An Evening with a Redwood Legend: Photographer Dave Van de Mark Join the Northcoast Environmental Center as we celebrate the success of Dave’s photographic expedition on Redwood Creek in Redwood National and State Parks.   For...

Supply Skepticism: Can Building More Housing Reduce Costs?

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In politically progressive circles, a strange phenomenon can occur. Supply skepticism, the belief that housing prices are divorced from impacts to housing supply, abounds. On this week’s EcoNews Report, Professor Vicki Been from the...

8th Annual Tim McKay Memorial Birdathon

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8th Annual Tim McKay Memorial Birdathon Have you been looking to do a little stint in birding? Do you have eyes like a hawk? You’re a lucky duck—the 8th Annual Tim McKay Birdathon is upon us! --------------------------------------------------------------- Species Checklist...

Bike Rides

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Join us for a pleasure cruise through the Arcata Bottoms to the Mad River Bridge. We may stop along the way to say "hi" to some of our plant friends and observe the wild...

Wind Terminal Notice of Preparation

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  The Humboldt Bay Harbor, Recreation and Conservation District (District) has announced the Notice of Preparation of a Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR) for the proposed Humboldt Bay Marine Terminal in Samoa. The DEIR will...

Humboldt Honey

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40 Years of Counter Culture and Rebellion! It's been 40-years since the iconic Humboldt Honey poster’s first publishing in 1983. Since that time, creator Ingrid Hart has never marketed or merchandised the Humboldt Honey,...

June Trash Craft Night

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Trash Craft Night! When: June 27, 6-8pm Where: NEC Office 415 I St, Arcata   Join us monthly for turning trash into art!   refreshments & supplies provided Feel free to bring cool trash!    

May Trash Craft Night

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Join us May 23rd for a Trash Craft Night, from 6-8pm we'll be in the office getting creative with all the garbage we've collected. Grab a taco from Richard's Goat next door and come help...