October 2021 EcoNews

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News From the Center

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by Larry Glass and Carrie Tully The staff here at the NEC couldn’t be happier about the way Coastal Cleanup Month went! With transitioning from...

OpEd: Distributed Solar Deserves a Closer Look

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by Ken Miller   Amidst the largely uncritical celebration of offshore wind (EcoNews, 9/21), Widespread Distributed Solar Photovoltaics (WDS) deserves an accurate representation.  WDS produces electricity from...

Letter to EcoNews: Difficult Decisions

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Greetings Editor, As someone working in the grocery industry for over 25 years, ranging from working at tiny independent natural food stores and cooperatives to...

Letter to EcoNews: Police Reform and the Environment

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Police Reform and the Environment I recently read an interesting opinion piece in EcoNews from Matt Simmons, (Redwood Coalition for Climate and Environmental Responsibility), titled...

The End of the Line: A Spur Track to Nowhere

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By Caroline Griffith Here we go again. A Sept. 2 article in Lost Coast Outpost left many north coast residents wondering if they had been...
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CAL FIRE Shirks Responsibilities by Delaying Surveys

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By Matt Simmons, EPIC Legal Fellow EPIC has noticed a disturbing trend in California’s private timber regulatory scheme. CAL FIRE has been approving timber harvest...
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Klamath Salmon in Peril:  State Water Board Poised to Curtail Irrigation in the...

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  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...

Forest Defense: A North Coast Tradition

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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...
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Celebrating Another Successful Bay Tour Season 

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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...
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CNPS Happenings — Oct. 2021

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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...
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Honored Zero Heroes Personify Zero Waste Values

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contact@zerowastehumboldt.org         www.facebook.com/ZeroWasteHumboldt   Zero Waste Humboldt announced the 2021 Zero Heroes and hosted a virtual event to honor six businesses and one individual...

The Link Between Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Your Cheeseburger

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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...

Another Caltrans Travesty

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by Elaine Weinreb    Westhaven has always been a quiet rural place with no downtown, no stores - at least in recent years - and no...

The NEC’s Collaborative Conservation Legacy

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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...

Help a Legendary Photographer Complete His Dream

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by Ally Gran and Ted Humphrey Dave Van de Mark is a living legend at Redwood National & State Parks. He arrived in Northern California...

Community Creations: The Monster Project

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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...

Eye On Washington: October 2021

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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...

Potter Valley Project: The Saga of Dam Removal

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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...

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

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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...

Solutions Summit

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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...