Supervisor’s Questionnaire: Environmental Challenges

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What do you think the County’s biggest environmental challenges are, and how do you think the County should address them? 4th District: Virginia Bass: One of our biggest environmental challenges is the potential abandonment of properties...

Supervisor’s Questionnaire: Energy

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What would you do to improve the County’s energy infrastructure? 4th District: Virginia Bass: I think it’s important for the county to become as self reliant as possible. I am very interested in the opportunity to...

Supervisor’s Questionnaire: Economic Development

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How do you think the County can balance economic development while protecting Humboldt Bay for fisheries and recreation? 4th District: Virginia Bass: It is not an either/or proposition. Balance is key and I think in order...

Supervisor’s Questionnaire: Dams

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The County has supported removal of Klamath dams, but has no policy on the Eel River dams. What should the County’s position be? 4th District: Virginia Bass: I will be upfront with you and telling you...

Supervisor’s Questionnaire: Cannabis

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What are all of the environmental impacts of the cannabis industry in Humboldt County, and what are the best ways to minimize those impacts from an enforcement and planning perspective? 4th District: Virginia Bass: Quite frankly...

Supervisor’s Questionnaire: Affordable Housing

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How can the County most effectively address the need for affordable housing while protecting forests, farmland, open space, and already existing communities? 4th District: Virginia Bass: We can adjust our regulations to allow for more infill,...

Hiring: Office and Event Support Staff

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              Work Schedule: Anytime Mon - Thur 9-3, must be available some evenings and weekends for events Hours per Month: 20 hours per month Wage/Salary: 12.00 Wage/Salary Type: Hourly Employment Start Date: Week of February 2, 2020 Employment End Date: Last dayof Work Study (mid-May 2020) Position...

Environmental Education Internship

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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...

Plastic Free July

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Join millions of people reducing their plastic waste. Plastic Free July is a global movement that helps millions of people be part of the solution to plastic pollution – so we can have cleaner streets,...

Upcycling Workshop at Arts & Drafts – July 19

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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  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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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:...