Humboldt County 4th & 5th District Supervisors Forum – May 10

All candidates for the upcoming Humboldt County 4th & 5th District Supervisors race (election is June 5th) have been invited to participate in a forum co-sponsored by the Humboldt-Del Norte Central Labor Council, North...

Clam Beach Clean Up- March 30

  After numerous winter storms, our local beaches need all the help they can get. We will be meeting at the North Clam Beach Parking lot on Saturday, March 30th at 1pm. With many collaborators, we...

Earth Day Beach Clean- April 20

Celebrate Earth Day with the NEC by joining us for a beach clean at Mad River Beach on Saturday, April 20th from 12 pm- 2pm. All cleanup supplies will be provided for this Zero-Waste event...

Wine Pour at Arts! Arcata – May 11

Support the NEC and our programs at Arts!Arcata on May 11 Join us at The Garden Gate for some great tunes, a little wine, and a wonderful atmosphere! Wine proceeds go towards supporting the...

Ocean Night Tonight! October 4

  This Thursday, October 4th! Come out to Ocean Night! Following the successful Coastal Cleanup Day in September, the NEC will be hosting an Ocean Night at the ATL! We will have a small presentation wrapping...

Coastal Cleanup Site Captain Training – Aug 7th

Are you interested in becoming a site captain for Coastal Cleanup Day? Are you already a site captain but have no idea what you got yourself into? Join us Tuesday, August 7th from 6-7pm at...

Baker Beach BioBlitz! June 8

Join the Trinidad Coastal Land Trust, the Northcoast Environmental Center, and Humboldt Marine Protected Area Collaborative Saturday, June 8 in a smartphone-powered bioblitz of the California coast. Participants will collect data on local species...

Plastic Free July at Recology – July 21

Celebrate Plastic Free July with the NEC at Recology! July 21, 10 AM - 2PM We'll be hosting zero waste/upcycling workshops and offering facility tours of Recology. Come make beeswax wraps, liquid handsoap, and t-shirt headbands...

Earth Day Beach Cleanup – April 22

Join the NEC as we celebrate Earth Day with a cleanup at Samoa Power Poles Beach! We will have free bagels and coffee from Frankie's NY Bagels and Humboldt Bay Coffee Company! Follow the signs and...
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Ocean Night – June 7

Join us Thursday, June 7. for June's Ocean Night at Arcata Theater Lounge! This month we are screening Vey Nou Lagon, The Fisherman's Son, a local Lifeguard presentation, and more films TBA! Doors at 6:30pm,...
Underwater Parks day beach clean

January 19- Beach Clean at Samoa Beach

Looking to make a difference in your community in 2019? Join us on Underwater Parks day for a beach clean and make an impact on your community and local marine life. We will be hosting...

NEC Pints for Nonprofits: June 5

  Please join us at Mad River Brewery for World Environment Day where we will celebrate with music, drinks and environmental education! $1 of every MRBCo pint bought will go to supporting your Northcoast Environmental...
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Wine Pour at Arts! Arcata – June 8

Support the NEC and our programs at Arts! Arcata on June 8! Join us Pacific Outfitters for some great tunes, wine and beer, and a wonderful atmosphere! Proceeds from our wine/beer pour will go...

Cher-Ae Hights Casino Expansion: HARP Meeting Thursday, 9/27 6:pm Trinidad Town Hall

Humboldt Alliance for Responsible Planning is holding  a public informational meeting on Thursday, Sept. 27, from 6 to 9 p.m. at Trinidad Town Hall. Listen to recent EcoNews Report where host Jennifer Kalt interviews...
City of Eureka Candidate Forum Flyer 2018

Eureka Mayor & City Council Candidate Forum – Oct 1 (Day 2 of...

Join us to hear from the candidates for Mayor and City Council (wards 1, 3, and 5) in Eureka. Questions will be asked by the following co-sponsoring organizations: • Humboldt & Del Norte Central Labor Council •...

Coastal Cleanup Day Kick Off Party – Aug 30

Thursday, August 30th from 5pm-8pm join the NEC as we kick off our 39th Annual Coastal Cleanup Day with a Pints for Non Profits at Lost Coast Brewery's Tap Room in Eureka! For every...

Ocean Night – July 12

Join us for July's Ocean Night at Arcata Theater Lounge this Thursday, July 12! This month we are screening Making Waves: The Rebirth of the Golden Rule, Nervous Laughter, and a presentation from Beach Patrol! Making...

Ocean Night – May 3

Join us for May's Ocean Night at Arcata Theater Lounge! This month we are screening In the Wake of Giants, Uprivers, and Fish People. In the Wake of Giants, winner of three film festival awards, discusses...
Official poster for the 2018 Coastal Cleanup Day, featuring art by local artist Matt Beard.

Coastal Cleanup Day – Saturday, September 15

Saturday, September 15 will mark the 39th anniversary of the Northcoast Environmental Center’s Coastal Cleanup Day (internationally, it’s the 34th anniversary). As many of our readers know, Coastal Cleanup Day (CCD) got its humble...
Anne Maher and Madison Peters carry the NEC banner in the 2016 Parade. Photo: NEC file.

All Species Parade – Saturday, September 15

Join us on September 15 at the North Country Fair where we will be hosting our annual All Species Parade! For over 30 years, this event has celebrated the diversity of life, community, and...
City of Eureka Candidate Forum Flyer 2018

Eureka Mayor & City Council Candidate Forum – Sept 30 (Day 1 of 2)

Join us to hear from the candidates for Mayor and City Council (wards 1, 3, and 5) in Eureka. Questions will be asked by the following co-sponsoring organizations: • Humboldt & Del Norte Central Labor Council •...

Hands Across the Sand – May 18

JOIN HANDS in opposition to new offshore oil and gas drilling in the Pacific Ocean! When: Saturday May 18th 11:30pm - 12:30pm Where: Moonstone Beach Who: Anyone and everyone who loves the ocean and coast! On May 18th...
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5th Annual Tim McKay Memorial Birdathon – May 4-12

Fifth Annual Tim McKay Memorial Birdathon May 4 - 12, 2019 It's time for our Fifth Annual Birdathon! This fun event benefits both the NEC and the Redwood Region Audubon Society (RRAS), and is a great way...

NEC Open House mixer – Jan. 24

*Even though Congressman Huffman has canceled his Town Hall we'll still start our Open House at 4pm.  Hope to see you there! Celebrate the successes of 2018 and look to the year ahead! Enjoy tasty treats,...

Calling All Endangered Species Advocates – submissions due Sept 12

Calling all artists! Art submissions due September 12th Help the Northcoast Environmental Center advocate for the Endangered Species Act by submitting your original art pieces of endangered species! Submissions will be presented at the North...