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Farewell Ivy!

A huge thanks to Ivy Munnerlyn, the NEC's Coastal Programs Coordinator for the last two years! You were such an amazing part of our...

Hiring: Coastal Programs Coordinator

Coastal Programs Coordinator Are you passionate about ocean health and trash issues? The Northcoast Env. Center is seeking someone who enjoys coordinating volunteers, engaging with...

Winter Giving 2022

Dear Friend of the Northcoast Environmental Center, As we near the close of another year, we want to thank you for your ongoing support of...

Creature Feature: Gray Buckeye

The Gray Buckeye butterfly (Junonia grisea) is a common sight in meadows, on dirt roads, and around stream beds on the north coast. In...

Mindful Monday: The Blackened Shoreline

“And I would travel with you 
to the places of our shame The hills stripped of trees, the marshes grasses s
oil-slicked, steeped in sewage; The blackened...

Creature Feature: Cedar Waxwing

Cedar Waxwings (Bombycilla cedrorum) are year-round residents in Humboldt county. Their distinctive black mask and yellow tail tips make them easy to identify. Waxwings are...

Mindful Monday: Indigenous Peoples Day

Happy Indigenous Peoples Day Let’s get right to it - the best thing you can do today to celebrate the folks whose land you’re living...

Creature Feature: Sea Palm

Sea Palm (Postelsia palmaeformis) is a type of kelp native to the Pacific coast of North America. Sea palms like to grow on rocky outcroppings,...

Mindful Monday: The World Unconscious

“The idea that all phenomena in the world possess subjective inner natures must be distinguished from the egocentric concepts of anthropomorphism (attributing human qualities...

Creature Feature: Douglas Fir

The Douglas fir is an evergreen tree native to the Pacific Northwest in North America. The fir's native range consists of the coastlines of...