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Welcome to Humboldt Baykeeper
Ocean Night, Thurs. Oct. 6: Into the Gyre & It Ain't Pretty

Into the Gyre: An award-winning documentary about a groundbreaking expedition to study the location, extent and effect of plastic pollution in the North Atlantic Ocean. Thirty-four volunteer researchers, scientists and sailors participated in this five- week long adventure to the remote Sargasso Sea, east of Bermuda.


It Ain't Pretty: A documentary about the challenges and triumphs of female big wave surfers fighting sexism in the water, in competition, in the media and in the surf industry.

 

Doors open at 6:30 pm / films start at 7 pm at the Arcata Theatre Lounge, 1036 G Street in Arcata.

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Vote Yes on 67 & No on 65 to Enact First Statewide Plastic Bag Ban in US

To date, 150 California cities and counties - including the City of Arcata - have banned single-use plastic bags. The results of these locally adopted policies are reduced litter and the elimination of an unnecessary threat to wildlife and the environment. After its bag ban, San Jose found a 60% reduction in creek litter and an 89% reduction in plastic bag litter in storm drains. Plastic bag companies from South Carolina, Texas and New Jersey are funding the highly deceptive campaign against Prop 67, and have also put the deceptive Prop. 65 on the ballot.

Join Baykeeper and hundreds of responsible business owners, including Kokatat and Pacific Outfitters, in support of the statewide bag ban. Vote Yes on 67 & No on 65.
 
Ten billboards to fall along Humboldt Bay
Written by Will Houston, Times-Standard   

 

8/20/16 By the end of the year, only four billboards will be left standing along Humboldt Bay between Eureka and Arcata.

 

In an agreement with Caltrans that was publicly announced on Friday, the billboards’ owner Outfront Media Inc. — formerly CBS Outdoor — will remove 10 billboards along Humboldt Bay before the end of the year, thus clearing the way for the proposed Humboldt Bay Trail and the construction of a new interchange at the Indianola Cutoff.

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New Dioxin Data: Good News, Bad News

Since Baykeeper’s 2006 success in getting Humboldt Bay designated as impaired by dioxin, sampling for this long-lasting contaminant has become common for dredging, restoration, and development projects. One recent study has revealed a major dioxin hotspot in Humboldt Bay near the Arcata Marsh. The good news is that ongoing monitoring at a former lumber mill in Eureka has shown that the cleanup brought by Baykeeper’s legal action has been effective.

 

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EcoNews Report: Humboldt Baykeeper Co-Founder Fred Evenson on Mercury, Fish, and Monterey
Written by KHSU Staff   


Humboldt Baykeeper is about to begin a California EPA-funded study of mercury in certain Humboldt fish populations. Meanwhile, the California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment is advising citizens in the Monterey Bay area that certain local fish populations contain high levels of mercury and PCBs.

 

Fred Evenson of the Ecological Rights Foundation and Econews host / director of Humboldt Baykeeper Jen Kalt discussed mercury in fish in Monterey's Elkhorn Slough, where a fish advisory was recently issued to protect human health. 

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2016 Bay Tour Schedule

Motor Boat Tours: Sept. 23 and Oct. 7

Baykeeper has partnered with the Humboldt Bay Harbor, Recreation, and Conservation District to provide free, docent-led motor boat tours of Humboldt Bay. Kids 8 and older are welcome. 


Kayak Tours: Oct. 1 

Baykeeper has also partnered with the Humboldt Bay Aquatic Center to offer kayak tours of the Elk River combined with guided walks along the Hikshari’ Trail in Eureka. Kayak tours are for ages 12 and older, and beginners are welcome.

 

Space is limited and reservations are required. To reserve space, call (707) 825-1020, or email  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  for more info or to make reservations. Se habla español.

 

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McKinleyville Ace Hardware Illegally Fills, Drains Seasonal Wetland
Written by Jennifer Kalt, Humboldt Baykeeper for EcoNews   

During the summer of 2015, owners of the new McKinleyville Ace Hardware on Central Avenue illegally filled wetlands with gravel for a parking lot in violation of the Clean Water Act and Humboldt County ordinance. After winter rains turned much of the area into a seasonal duck pond, insult was added to injury when the wetlands were illegally drained into a ditch that discharges into Widow White Creek, a tributary to the Mad River that once supported coho salmon. 

 

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