FOER Comments to Humboldt County on Eel River Fisheries Restoration and Dam Removal

Tuesday, May 29, 2018 Humboldt County Board of Supervisors via electronic mail RE: Humboldt County’s Position on Eel River Fisheries Restoration and Eel River Dam Removal   Dear Supervisors: Friends of the Eel River encourages Humboldt County’s Board of Supervisors to adopt a strong and clear statement of the County’s interests in the protection and … Read more

2018 PRA Documents

As a follow-up to Friends of the Eel River’s May 14 press release, we are providing you with access to the key documents on closed door Eel River dams deliberations that we acquired through Public Records Act requests. Some of the notes were handwritten and difficult to read/understand. For these, we have transcribed the notes … Read more

North Coast County Supervisors Plotting Eel River Water Grab?

This post has been updated to include a link to handwritten meeting notes. See below. $ECRET $CHEME$ North Coast County Supervisors Plotting Russian River Water Grab Eel River Salmon and Steelhead To Take the Hit Friends of the Eel River has obtained notes using the Public Records Act that show Humboldt County Supervisor Estelle Fennell … Read more

Support for Great Redwood Trail Act, SB 1029

  May 10th, 2018 California Senators and Assembly Members State Capitol Sacramento, California Re: SB 1029 Great Redwood Trail Act — Support Dear California Legislators: As representatives of the California conservation and sustainable recreation communities, we offer our wholehearted support for Sen. Mike McGuire’s Great Redwood Trail Act (SB 1029). It is profoundly important that … Read more

Victory in Court for Klamath Salmon

“Rivers carry more than just water – they also carry sediment which is very important to a river’s function and its ability to naturally regulate itself from diseases.”  Friends of the Eel River’s Conservation Director Scott Greacen discusses the Yurok and Hoopa Tribes’ recent US district court win with the Yurok Tribe’s senior water policy … Read more

US Supreme Court Denies Review to North Coast Railroad Agency

Monday, April 30, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (EUREKA) The Supreme Court of the United States today denied the petition of the North Coast Railroad Authority (NCRA) to review the California Supreme Court’s July 2017 ruling in cases brought by Friends of the Eel River (FOER) and Californians for Alternatives to Toxics (CATS). The refusal means … Read more