Letter to Department of Forestry re: Support for Indian Creek Easement

July 6, 2015 Dept. of Forestry and Fire Protection Resource Management Attn. Jeff Calvert P.O Box 944246 Sacramento, CA 94244 RE: Support for North Coast Regional Land Trust application Dear Mr. Calvert, Friends of the Eel River strongly supports the Northcoast Regional Land Trust’s 2015 application for a $2,900,000 grant from the Forest Legacy Program. … Read more

'Fish, Flows and Marijuana Grows': Live-Blogging Senator McGuire's Hearing Examining Impacts of Marijuana Grows on State's Fisheries

“In our fourth year of this historic drought, we have to find ways to protect our fisheries from the impacts of the driest years on record, and the devastating impacts of rogue marijuana grows. The combination of the drought and rogue grows have resulted in unprecedented damage to our state’s watersheds, they have put endangered … Read more

California Cannabis Voice Humboldt Unveils Land Use Ordinance

This afternoon, with an impassioned presentation outside the Humboldt County Courthouse, leaders of the political action group California Cannabis Voice-Humboldt (CCVH) unveiled a proposed land use ordinance aimed at regulating marijuana cultivation throughout the county’s unincorporated areas. …local environmental leaders remain skeptical about the ordinance and the process through which it has developed. One of … Read more