Cliff Berkowitz / Tuesday, Feb. 28 @ 9:08 a.m. / Trails
This morning Carol Vander Meer and I spoke with Beth Chaton, Program Coordinator at Humboldt Office of Education about Redwood EdVentures. This is a set of wonderful outdoor activities for you and your kids. These quest take place all over our region such as the Arcata Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary, Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park, Shelter Cove, Jedediah Redwoods State Park. Over 20 Quest in all. Kids also get badges for each completed quest! Click HERE for more info.
Lyndsey Battle / Sunday, Feb. 26 @ 3:44 p.m. / Community
Cynthia Boshell, President of Humboldt State's Environment & Community Club, came by the KHUM studio to talk about an event aimed to help our community become better organized behind indigenous-led movements. Cynthia also shared her perspective on how colonization affects our relationships with others and our environment.
On Saturday, March 4th, many voices will share perspective on local issues affecting Native Americans. "The speakers and panels will relate water, fisheries, and ecological integrity to human rights, women's issues, social justice, environmental protection, U.S. treaty obligations under international and domestic law, and Federal agency accountability." Everyone is invited to attend this free event at the Kate Buchanan Room from 12-6p on Saturday and can email: WaterIsLife.HSU(at)gmail(dot)com for more details.
Cliff Berkowitz / Friday, Feb. 24 @ 9:30 a.m. / Event
This morning I spoke with Cassandra Hesseltine, Film Commissioner for the Humboldt-Del Norte Film Commission about this Sunday's Red Carpet Gala taking place at the Eureka Theater during the 89th Academy Awards.
Cliff Berkowitz / Thursday, Feb. 23 @ 12:19 p.m. / Event
This morning I spoke with Jackie Dandeneau about a series of events coming up from March 2nd through the 11th call the "Zero to Fierce Festival," celebrating creative women in our community. This is presented by Playhouse arts and is to be the first of an annual event. More info at Zero to Fierce.com
Bayley Brown / Wednesday, Feb. 22 @ 2:07 p.m. / Homelessness
Bayley Brown / Tuesday, Feb. 21 @ 11:02 a.m. /
Humboldt State University Assistant Professor Leena Dallasheh teaches classes exploring the history, politics and geography of the Middle East, colonialism and settler-colonialism. She began hosting film discussions last semester to help correct misperceptions of the Middle East. We spoke about those ongoing discussions and about an event this coming Monday highlighting Syrian Refugees.
More information about both of the events are in the flyers below!
Cliff Berkowitz / Tuesday, Feb. 21 @ 9:10 a.m. / Trails
This morning Michael Kauffmann and I spoke with Jennifer Johnson, owner of Adventure's Edge. We looked at trail development over the years in Humboldt county and how trail creation supports local business and how local businesses such as Adventure's Edge support our trails.