Timely interviews on environmental issues that matter most on the North Coast, along with news and information on upcoming meetings, hikes and events.
Jen Kalt - Humboldt Baykeeper
Natalynne DeLapp - Environmental Protection Information Center
Delia Bense-Kang - Humboldt Surfrider. Scott Greacen - Friends of the Eel River
Tom Wheeler - Environmental Protection Information Center
Pete Nichols - Waterkeeper Alliance
Ken Burton - Yurok Tribe
Humboldt Bay Symposium 2019: Rising to Meet the Challenges of Climate Change
My guests are Joe Tyburczy and Aldaron Laird, coordinators of the Humboldt Bay Symposium , which will be held on April 11 and 12 at the Wharfinger Building in Eureka. The symposium will feature sessions on sea level rise, ecological restoration, ocean science, and economic development in and around Humboldt Bay. The symposium will provide the public an opportunity to engage directly with scientists, managers, and local experts and learn about the latest developments on a variety of current
Baykeeper's Humboldt Bay Tours Program Evolves
My guest is Jasmin Segura, Baykeeper’s Bay Tours Coordinator since 2014, discussing the upcoming tour season, which will begin with an Earth Day paddle and cleanup on Indian Island with the Wiyot Tribe and Coast Seafoods Company. Most of our Humboldt Bay tours are private charter tours aboard the Madaket, and are coordinated with various partner organizations to provide opportunities for underserved groups to get out on the water at no cost, with support from the California Coastal Conservancy.
New Wind Turbines Near Scotia?
If everything goes according to plan, Scotia residents may see wind turbines on Monument and Bear River Ridges by 2020. Kevin Martin of Terra Gen, the project's proponents, joins Tom Wheeler in the studio to talk about how the company hopes to avoid environmental impacts.
Women and the Timber Wars: Feminism and the Front Line Struggle to Save the Redwoods
Today my guests are Naomi Wagner and Alicia Littletree Bales, who will be speaking on HSU campus on Thursday, February 28 in a panel discussion about Women and the Timber Wars: Feminism and the Front Line Struggle to Save the Redwoods.
Protecting the California Coast
My guest is Jennifer Savage, California Policy Manager for Surfrider Foundation , an international organization that is dedicated to the protection and enjoyment of the world's ocean, waves, and beaches through a powerful activist network. The Humboldt Surfrider Chapter is one of 20 chapters in California, where coastal access, coastal development, bluff erosion, sea level rise, and the threat of offshore oil drilling are some of the top issues. Read more about Surfrider’s efforts to protect our
Fishing Community Sustainability for Eureka and Shelter Cove
Dr. Laurie Richmond of Humboldt State University led a team of researchers who interviewed commercial and charter fishermen, fishing families, deckhands, local business owners and operators, local civic leaders, and elected officials in Eureka and Shelter Cove to develop recommendations to improve the sustainability of these ports. Recommendations range from basic infrastructure like dredging and cold storage to better organization for political engagement, market development, and habitat