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The Econews Report is an exclusive feature of KHSU (90.5 Arcata) brought to you in part by the Northcoast Environmental Center.  Each Thursday at 1:30 local environmental organizations take turns hosting this 30 minute show. Host organizations include the Northcoast Environmental Center, Humboldt Baykeeper, Environmental Protection Information Center, Friends of the Arcata Marsh, and Friends of the Eel River. The EcoNews Report has aired on KHSU for over 35 years – the longest running public affairs show on the station, and is engineered by superb volunteer Fred McLaughlin.

 

A New Hope for an Ancestral River

“Many people know that the river’s name is the Eel River right now, but the original name is Wiyot, that’s ...
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Cannabis growing in Humboldt County

Talking About the Bigger Picture of California’s Legal Cannabis Industry

Are prohibitionary cities and counties unintentionally sanctioning the illegal cannabis market? Friends of the Eel River's Conservation Director Scott Greacen ...
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Aerial view of Shasta Dam

“Bi-partisan” Action at the Expense of California Salmon

What is the WIIN Act, and why are congressional representatives from California pushing to extend it 5 years before it ...
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Is Policy Before Science the New Norm in Water Regulations?

Tune in for a discussion of how federal agencies are protecting fish, or rather failing to do so. Scott Greacen, ...
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Governor Brown Signed the Great Redwood Trail Bill!

Tune in to hear Scott Greacen, FOER's Conservation Director and Humboldt County's 3rd District Supervisor Mike Wilson discuss SB 1029 ...
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In Landmark Decision California Court Finds Public Trust Doctrine Applies to Groundwater

“It feels like law has yet to absorb the lessons of science.” Friends of the Eel River’s Conservation Director Scott Greacen ...
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Support the Great Redwood Trail

FOER Discusses Great Redwood Trail on Edgewise Radio

 Edgewise Radio host Alicia Littletree Bales is joined by Stephanie Tidwell, Friends of the Eel River Executive Director for ...
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English Ridge, mainstem Eel River, included in the NW California Wilderness, Recreation, and Working Forests Act

Huffman’s NW California Wilderness Bill is Special!

"Many of us have been fighting for these [wilderness protections] since the whole concept of wilderness was created in the ...
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Cannabis growing in Humboldt County

FOER Discusses Cannabis Impacts on the Humboldt Chronicles

From the Humboldt Chronicle: In the July episode, we took a look at environmental issues as they pertain to cannabis ...
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Cannabis growing in Humboldt County

FOER Discusses Humboldt County Lawsuit on Jefferson Exchange

"When we're talking about the watershed impacts the impacts on fisheries and fish habitat and things that need our rivers ...
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Salmon People in an Era of Ecological Colonialism

“When we call ourselves salmon people, that’s very literal in our purpose to take care of salmon. So that means ...
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Local Government Transparency a Big Problem

“The key piece of this whole scheme, is that you get out from under the requirement to provide fish passage ...
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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 ...
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Dam Safety and Railroad Bills Move Forward in Sacramento

Stephanie Tidwell, Friends of the Eel River Executive Director, and Scott Greacen, Friends of the Eel River Conservation Director, discuss new and ...
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Is the Future of Eel River Dams Being Decided Behind Closed Doors?

Tune in for a discussion of the fate of the Eel River dams that highlights more questions than answers.  ...
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The Importance of Baseline Data and Cumulative Effects

"This is where we get to the idea of cumulative effects - how do we ensure that the watershed remains ...
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Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow

Friends of the Eel River Executive Director Stephanie Tidwell and Conservation Director Scott Greacen discuss on-going and future issues.  ...
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