EcoNews Vol. 43, No. 4 - Aug/Sep 2013

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EcoNews Vol. 43, No. 4 - Aug/Sep 2013


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- In This Issue -


Regular Features:

News From the Center

Kin to the Earth - Remembering Mel McKinney

Eye on Washington


Good News

Creature Feature - California Condor

Kids Page - Caddisflies Carry Their Homes


Water Conditions on the Klamath Signal Another Fish Kill

Twin Tunnels are Trouble for North Coast Rivers

Will We Frack the Future of California?

Hearing Scheduled for County Guiding Principles, Sept. 23

Action Alert! Restrict Rat Poison to Protect Wildlife

Get Ready for Coastal Cleanup Day 2013!

Book Review: Common Birds of Northwest California: Del Norte, Humboldt  & Trinity Counties



Online-only Articles:

Humboldt Watershed Council Video Project Seeks Funding


Group Pages:

Zero Waste Humboldt - Recycling Isn't Enough - Choose to Reuse!

Humboldt Baykeeper -
Coastal Commission to CalTrans - No Interchange at Indianola

Arcata Considers Reuseable Bag Ordinance
Calfornia Toxics Rule Fails to Protect California Wildlife

Friends of the Eel River - Water Diversions Compound Drought Conditions

EPIC - Severe Drought Leaves Klamath Salmon Thirsty for Water

Mattole Restoration Council - Volunteers Restore Meadows in the King Range

Sierra Club-North Group, Redwood Chapter -
Wyden Holds Senate Hearings on Klamath Water Issues,
Aug/Sept North Group Outings

California Native Plant Society, North Coast Chapter -
Happenings and Fall Plant Sale
What's So Important About Native Plants?

Redwood Region Audubon Society - Sandpiper (pdf)


Upcoming NEC Events:

Saturday, September 21 - 28th Annual Coastal Cleanup Day!
8am - noon.
Join an existing team, or start your own! Contact Brandon at or visit for more information!

Sunday, September 22 - All Species Parade - 1:00pm. An annual tradition at the North Country Fair, the All Species Parade celebrates our kinship with all species! This year the Fair celebrates 40 years of crafts, music and community on the Arcata Plaza. To help make this year's All Species Parade the best yet, the NEC will be partnering with Synapsis and SCRAP Humboldt to offer mask and creature making workshops. Details will be announced soon!