EcoNews Report Archive - 2015

EcoNews Report Archive - 2015

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December 31, 2015 

December 24, 2015 - No show due to Christmas holiday.

December 17, 2015 - Jennifer Kalt Guest Name: Darren Ward Topic: Darren Ward, Assistant Professor of Fisheries Biology at Humboldt State University, speaking about the invasive New Zealand mudsnails that were recently discovered in Arcata, research on effectiveness of salmon habitat, and mercury accumulation in fish tissue.

December 10, 2015 -

December 3, 2015 - 

November 26, 2015 - Delia Bense-Kang talks with Shawn Palmquist about El Nino—what is it and what does it mean for the North Coast, California, and the world?

November 19, 2015 - Jennifer Kalt talks with Aldaron Laird about sea level rise preparedness in the Humboldt Bay area, King Tides, and proposed salt marsh restoration, and Mike Wilson about the Humboldt Bay Harbor, Recreation and Conservation District's support for Congressman Huffman's offshore drilling ban for CA, OR, and WA, and how it can help promote responsible economic development on the North Spit. 

November 12, 2015 - Ken Burton talks with Gretchen Zeigler and Julie Benbow about the role of zoos in wildlife conservation.

November 5, 2015 -

October 29, 2015 - Delia Bense-Kang talks with Andy Lauermann about MARE underwater research in Marine Protected Areas using a remotely operated vehicle.

October 8, 2015 - Dan Ehresman talks with Larry Glass, NEC Board President and SAFE about forest issues in Trinity County.

September 24, 2015 - Jennifer Savage tours the Humboldt Coastal Nature Center with Carol Vander Meer, Director of Friends of the Dunes, and Delia Bense-Kang, the NEC's new MPA Programs Coordinator

September 17, 2015 - Ken Burton talks with Adam Brown, senior biologist with Environmental Protection in the Caribbean (EPIC), about recent work regarding black-capped petrels.

September 3, 2015

August 27, 2015 - Jennifer Savage talks with Bridget Hand Deserie Donae-Janousek of Humboldt Bay Aquatic Center about Paddlefest 2015 and youth activities.

August 20, 2015 - Jennifer Kalt talks with Dave Feral of Mad River Alliance about farming, fish and water.

August 13, 2015

August 6, 2015 - Jennifer Savage joined members of the California Aquaculture Association aboard a Coast Seafoods boat for a tour of Humboldt Bay's oyster farms, narrated by Greg Dale, along with various guests.

July 30, 2015 - Natalynne DeLapp interviews Brendan Cummings about bobcat trapping in CA and the proposed ban.

July 23, 2015 - Jennifer Kalt interviews Adam Wagschal of the Humboldt Bay Harbor & Conservation District about the pulp mill cleanup, dredging in the bay, zoning on Woodley Island, and the expansion of shellfish culture in Humboldt Bay.

July 16, 2015 - Dan Ehresman interviews Laura Allen, founder of Greywater Action, about greywater and rainwater harvesting, the upcoming how-to workshop in August, and her new book the Water-Wise Home.

July 9, 2015 - Scott Greacen interviews Steve Evans of Friends of the River about the California drought, its effects on groundwater and agriculture, and current water legislation in the state.

July 2, 2015 - Tom Wheeler interviews Wyatt Golding about the recent victory protecting Northern spotted owls, and Natalynne DeLapp about forest predator protection.

June 25, 2015 - Jennifer Savage interviews Amy Bohner of Alchemy Construction about how to divert building waste from the landfill.

June 18, 2015 -

June 11, 2015 - Jennifer Kalt interviews Chuck DeWitt and Skip Oliver about the history and upcoming launch of the restored Golden Rule Peace Boat.

June 4, 2015 - Dan Ehresman interviews Scott Greacen about marijuana impacts, regulation, local land use and legalization in California.

May 28, 2015 - Jennifer Savage interviews interpretive specialist Gretchen O'Brien about what visitors can do at the Arcata Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary.

May 21, 2015 - Jennifer Kalt  interviews Kimberly Baker about Westside Fire Salvage Project, the largest fire salvage sale ever proposed by the Klamath National Forest; and Scott Gibson about National Learn to Row Day, Saturday June 6.

May 14, 2015 - Jennifer Savage interviews HSU graduates and students Sydney Stewart, Delia Bense-Kang and Madison Peters, about their concerns and hopes for the future.

May 7, 2015 - Scott Greacen interviews Matt St. John and Chris Kerrigan about cannabis cultivation and proposed rules.

April 30, 2015 - Dan Ehresman interviews Amaroq Weiss, Rob Klavins and Scott Sway about the film OR7-The Journey and wolf recovery through the West.

April 23, 2015 - Jen Kalt interviews retired engineering professor Mike Manetas about the decommissioned nuclear power plant on Humboldt Bay and the true costs of nuclear power.

April 16, 2015 - Dan Ehresman interviews Bill Sorenson, Stella Kwiecinski and Nancy Econome about the film "The Russian River: All Rivers, The Value of an American Watershed," and Rob Hewitt about the 20th Annual Godwit Days Festival.

April 9, 2015 - Scott Greacen, of Friends of the Eel River, interviews Tom Stokely, Water Policy Analyst with the California Water Impact Network (C-WIN), about California's historic and current water woes, water policy and storage.

April 2, 2015 - Tom Wheeler and Rob DiPerna of EPIC discuss the California Endangered Species Act, including the listing process, "take" of endangered species, recovery strategies and differences with the federal Endangered Species Act.

March 26, 2015 - Jennifer Savage, Coastal Programs Director for the NEC, interviews restoration ecologist Josh Kupke and soil scientist/landscape ecologist Lia Webb about Ocean Friendly Gardens.

March 19, 2015 - Jennifer Kalt interviews Frank Shaughnessy, HSU Biology professor and marine botanist, about the ecological importance of eelgrass and potential impacts of proposed commercial oyster expansion in Humboldt Bay.

March 12, 2015 -

March 5, 2015 -

February 26, 2015 - Jennifer Kalt, Director of Humboldt Baykeeper, interviews nuclear whistleblower Rob Rowen about his experiences. His book is titled My Humboldt Diary: A True Story of Betrayal of the Public Trust.

February 19, 2015 -

February 12, 2015 -

February 5, 2015 - Scott Greacen, of Friends of the Eel River, interviews Dana Stolzman of the Salmonid Restoration Federation and Tom Hicks, water rights lawyer and author, about fisheries recovery and risks on the Eel River and its tributaries.

January 29, 2015 - Jennifer Savage interviews Diedra Pike, HSU journalism professor, and Ryan Burns, writer with the Lost Coast Outpost, about environmental journalism and changing media.

January 22, 2015 -Dan Ehresman interviews Dave Feral of Mad River Alliance about the 2nd Annual Steelhead Days, featuring workshops, games, evening programs, awards and more.

January 15, 2015 

January 8, 2015 - Jennifer Kalt interviews Jennifer Ekstrom, Director of the film Last Rush for the Wild West, and Pete Nichols, National Director of Waterkeeper Alliance about one of the top 10 environmental documentaries of 2014, which investigates the first tar sands mine in the US, located in PR Springs, Utah.

January 1, 2015 -


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