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The NEC has a long history of advocacy and community involvement on the North Coast. We communicate with your representatives, work with local groups, comment on legislation, watchdog projects, and report on local issues to keep our coasts, rivers, and forests healthy and beautiful. The following are some of the important environmental issues we are currently working on. Click below for more information:

Terra-Gen Wind Project – DENIED!

Status: As of December 17, 2019 - The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors voted 4-1 to oppose Terra-Gen's Humboldt Wind Energy. View more information on...

Zero Waste Lending Library

Linen Library We have cloth tablecloths, napkins, mason jars, and stemware to be used for zero waste events. Non-profits are able to use the supplies...

Congressman Huffman’s Northwest California Wilderness, Recreation and Working Forests Act

The Northcoast Environmental Center’s own Larry Glass, Dan Sealy and Bob Morris have spent the past four years working with a collaborate group to...

Civic Engagement

Upcoming Elections The next election is the Presidential Primary Election on March 3, 2020. Check out the County of Humboldt Candidate Guide here. Citizens can find information...

Cannabis Issues in Northwest California

The Northcoast Environmental Center continues to stay engaged with the County over its cannabis ordinances to ensure reasonable enforcement efforts are included with the...

Klamath Dam Removal

The story of the Klamath River is a long one. Its history with Native Americans and later the fisherman, loggers, ranchers, and others that...

Herbicide & Pesticide Spraying

The Northcoast Environmental Center monitors, discusses various herbicide and pesticide spraying plans and works with our Affiliate Member Group Californians for Alternatives to Toxics...

Last Chance Grade

The Northcoast Environmental Center’s Conservation Committee is monitoring this project closely, as the watershed, wildlife and forest will be impacted. At this point we’re...

Plastic Free July

Join millions of people reducing their plastic waste. Plastic Free July is a global movement that helps millions of people be part of the solution...