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End of year fundraiser – Support the NEC!

Dear Friend of the Northcoast Environmental Center, During this tumultuous year of seemingly nonstop attacks on the environment, we have tried to stay on task...
Canyon Creek, a proposed Wild & Scenic River, in the Trinity Alps Wilderness.

Harris Introduced the Senate Bill ‘‘Northwest California Wilderness, Recreation, and Working Forests Act’

On Wednesday, December 05, 2018 US Senator from California, Kamala Harris, introduced the Senate Bill ‘‘Northwest California Wilderness, Recreation, and Working Forests Act’’ (NCWRWFA)....

Community Outcry Results in Mercer-Fraser’s Removal of Proposed Hash-Lab in Willow Creek

Overwhelming community turnout at the Humboldt County Board of Supervisor's December 4th Meeting resulted in Mercer-Fraser and the Board of Supervisor's withdrawal of the...

Friends of the Eel River Ask California and US to Protect NW California Summer...

Friends of the Eel River have formally petitioned state and federal fisheries agencies to protect the summer steelhead of Northwestern California rivers under their...
1964 Flood Sign near Mercer-Fraser's Willow Creek property. Proposed site for cannabis hash lab.

UPDATE: Board of Supervisors to Vote on Trinity River Hash Lab Dec 4...

There is a rally planned for 12:30pm in front of the County Courthouse in response to this proposal. NEC will be there - please...
Water drop photo by Joao Paulo Martins, Flickr CC

NEC Opposes Water Grab Proposition – Vote No on Proposition 3

For Immediate Release:  NEC Opposes Water Grab Proposition – Vote No on Proposition 3 October 31, 2018 –The Northcoast Environmental Center (NEC) opposes Proposition 3...
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State Issues Humboldt Bay Fish Advisory using Baykeeper’s Mercury Data

State Issues Humboldt Bay Fish Advisory using Baykeeper's Mercury Data On Tuesday, the State of California issued an official fish advisory for Humboldt Bay using...

Scientists say halting deforestation ‘just as urgent’ as reducing emissions

Protecting and restoring forests would reduce 18% of emissions by 2030 and help to avoid global temperature rise beyond 1.5C The following excerpt was originally...
Eel River Canyon is part of the proposed Great Redwood Trail Act. Photo: Carodean Road Designs, Flickr CC.

Great Redwood Trail Will be a Reality!

On September 29, Governor Brown signed SB 1029—what was once known as the Great Redwood Trail Act! From a press release from Senator Mike McGuire's...

The NEC’s Madison Peters in the news

"Madison Peters, the Coastal Programs Coordinator at the North Coast Environmental Center, said her work has given her a first-hand view of what “single-use...