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NEC Supports AB-54 – Single Use Packaging and Products Legislation

Senator Ben Allen is currently authoring a bill (SB 54) that seeks to curb some of the mass amounts of single use plastics that...
An artistic rendering of the proposed hotel project at Cher-Ae Heights Casino off Scenic Drive south of Trinidad, as submitted to the North Coast Journal.

Trinidad Rancheria Unveils its Revised Hotel Proposal

From the North Coast Journal, March 18: "The Trinidad Rancheria recently presented its revised concept of a 100-room hotel on the bluffs of Scenic Drive...
Cover of the January 24, 2019 edition of the North Coast Journal, featuring the return of Indian Island to the Wiyot Tribe.

‘We’re Coming Home’ The unprecedented return of Indian Island to the Wiyot Tribe

In an unprecedented move, the Eureka City Council voted in December 2018 to return Indian Island to the Wiyot, becoming the first city municipality...

In Memory of Mary Oliver, poet

In Memory of poet Mary Oliver September 10, 1935 – January 17, 2019 Water What is the vitality and necessity of clean water? Ask the man who is ill,...

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...