Subdividing Humboldt

How Bob McKee remade SoHum and bought himself a decade-long lawsuit. For many people in the county, he’s an embattled hero who cares about community and land, and who gave fleeing city dwellers a chance to live their pastoral dreams. To others, he’s a serial subdivider out for personal gain who helped create a culture … Read more

Marijuana Crops in California Threaten Forests and Wildlife

…The environmental damage may not be as extensive as that caused by the 19th-century diking of the Humboldt estuary here, or 20th-century clear-cut logging, but the romantic outlaw drug has become a destructive juggernaut, experts agree. Read the full article published in the New York Times By: Felicity Barringer Published: Thursday, June 20 2013  

Environmental Groups File Appeals in Railroad Case

Media Release Tuesday, July 8, 2013 Friends of the Eel River: Scott Greacen (707) 502-4555, scott@eelriver.org Californians for Alternatives to Toxics: Patty Clary, (707) 834-4833, patty@alt2tox.org   Environmental Groups File Appeals in Railroad Case Challenge Ruling Preempting Environmental Review Promised and Paid For San Francisco – Friends of the Eel River (FOER) and Californians for … Read more