Volunteer groups count thousands of salmon coming up Eel River

Redwood Times Posted:   11/05/2012 06:54:10 PM PST Virginia Graziani, Chinook salmon are moving up the Eel River in unusually large numbers this fall, according to a series of counts undertaken in September and October by volunteer divers from the Eel River Recovery Project (ERRP) and Humboldt Redwoods Company (HRC). ERRP volunteers counted a total … Read more

Judge rejects North Coast Rail Authority’s efforts to avoid legal review of its Environmental Impact Report in Superior Court in Marin County.

On Friday, August 10, 2012, Marin County Superior Court Judge Faye D’Opal rejected the latest effort by the North Coast Rail Authority (NCRA) to delay and avoid legal review of their defective Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for restoration of freight rail service. Friends of the Eel River (FOER) and Californians for Alternatives to Toxics (CATs) … Read more

Legal Victory for the Eel River

Dear Friends of the Eel River, I write to report an important legal victory for the Eel River. Friends of the Eel River, and Californians for Alternatives to Toxics (CATs), have won a key battle in their long struggle with the North Coast Railroad Authority (NCRA) over plans to rebuild the failed rail line through … Read more

Friends of Eel River prepares for river’s future; founder Nadananda honored at symposium (Part 1 of 2)

Redwood Times Posted:   04/24/2012 11:07:02 AM PDT Part 1 of 2 Virginia Graziani Redwood Times Environmentalists, activists, and friends of the Eel River filled River Lodge in Fortuna on Saturday, April 14 to hear presentations about dam removal, water law, and the meaning of “ecohydroatmogeomorphic” at an all-day symposium hosted by Friends of the … Read more

Spring 2012 Member Letter

Dear friend of the Eel River, I write to share exciting news about the Eel River and Friends of the Eel River’s plans for 2012 and beyond. I have updates on the 2012 salmon runs on the Eel, our ongoing battle with the North Coast Rail Authority, work we’re doing to reclaim Eel River water … Read more

New Executive Director Announced for Friends of the Eel River

Redwood Times  Posted: 01/11/2012 12:22:25 PM PST   Watershed advocacy group Friends of the Eel River has announced that Scott Greacen will be the organization’s new executive director. Departing executive director Nadananda will continue to serve on the organization’s board of directors and work on special projects. Nadananda served as the organization’s executive director for 17 … Read more