Recent scientific discoveries have validated the ancient knowledge that summer-run steelhead and spring chinook salmon are truly distinct from their winter- and fall-run cousins. The Karuk Tribe has filed a petition to list Klamath spring chinook, while FOER has petitioned to list Northern California summer steelhead, as distinct under the federal Endangered Species Act. FOER … Read more
Friends of the Eel River and the Environmental Protection Information Center: EPIC hosted an interview with author and professor Sarah Jaquette Ray about her new book “A Field Guide to Climate Anxiety: How to Keep Your Cool on a Warming Planet”. Tune in to learn tools to help avoid burnout, why peddling hope and leveraging … Read more
The EcoNews crew talks about restoring fisheries on the Eel River with CalTrout’s North Coast manager, Darren Mierau. An agreement between regional stakeholders to remove the two dams on the upper mainstem Eel River, once an envirionmentalists’ pipe dream, is clearly possible — and increasingly likely.
Dear Friends of the Eel River community members, It is with both pride and a little sadness that I announce that I am passing the Friends of the Eel River leadership torch on. The past two years have instilled a deep love of the Eel River in my heart, as we worked together to take on the North Coast Railroad Authority’s crumbling … Read more
If you are a fan of the Eel River, you undoubtedly know the name Nadananda. Back in 1994, Nadananda decided it was time to start restoring the struggling Eel River. Under her leadership, a group of southern Humboldt residents launched Friends of the Eel River to begin the long and arduous process of, among other … Read more
Dear Friend of the Eel River, Thank you for being part of the Eel River’s advocacy network. 2017 has been a year of big changes, growing threats, expanding opportunities, and amidst it all, steadfast advocacy for the Eel River, its fisheries, and its communities. We’re glad you are with us. Since 1994, Friends of the … Read more
Dear Friend of the Eel River, We are happy to announce that we are growing to meet the mounting challenges to the health of the Eel River. Stephanie Tidwell joined our team as the new Executive Director on October 2nd. Having previously served as Executive Director at the Klamath-Siskiyou Wildlands Center, Stephanie is no stranger … Read more
Sustaining our ecosystem is like paddling a canoe, Strange, a former river guide, pointed out. “You have to know what happened upstream and where the rapids are, and you have to paddle together, stay balanced, and respect the river.” “Nothing is more scary and sensitive to landowners than questions about their water use,” said Stolzman. … Read more