Mary Burke - CalTrout & Friends of the Arcata Marsh
Happy Trails / Tuesday, Aug. 25
This morning Emily and I spoke with Mary Burke of CalTrout and Friends of the Arcata Marsh. We looked at the School Road Trail in McKinleyville and how restoration and public access don't have to be on opposite ends of the spectrum.
August 19 Coastal Currents
Coastal Currents / Thursday, Aug. 20
Jen and Larry talk with Tibora Girczyc-Blum about upcoming Scrap Humboldt event.
August 12 Coastal Currents
Coastal Currents / Friday, Aug. 14
Jen and Larry talk to BayKeeper's Jen Kalt about decommissioning the former nuclear power plant.
Coastal Currents: Pelicans and Documentaries
Coastal Currents / Thursday, Aug. 6
Jen and Larry are joined by Monte Merrick of Humboldt Wildlife Care Center and Bird Ally X, and they discuss, among other topics, the documentary "Pelican Dreams"
Eureka Waterfront Design Charrette & Trails Update
Happy Trails / Tuesday, Aug. 4
This morning Emily gave an update on the Eureka Waterfront design charrette dealing with public space and walkability in Eureka. We also looked at the Bay Trail and the fact that Arcata is already beginning paving the most northern end. We also looked at the timeline on the Eureka Waterfront Trail and looked down the road to the day when you will be able to ride continuously from the Park and Ride at Elk River Road all the way to Arcata.
Fischer Ranch Interpretive Trail
Happy Trails / Tuesday, July 28
This morning Emily and I spoke with Greg Orsini, General Manager of the McKinleyville Community Services District about the creation of the Fischer rance Interpretive Trail and what led to its creation. We also went over the many other trails and parks managed by the CSD.
Sea Star Wasting Disease
Coastal Currents / Wednesday, July 22
Jana Hennessy, a master's student at HSU, discusses a disease afflicting west coast sea stars.
Get Out & Play
Happy Trails / Tuesday, July 21
Today Emily and I spoke with Ashley Taylor, Recreation Coordinator with the City of Eureka Parks and Recreation Department. The will be a full day of free activities for the whole family to enjoy. More info at getoutandplay.com. We also talked about the Eureka Waterfront Trail Project. This will extend what is now the Hikshari Trail fully around the city of Eureka from one end to the other on the waterfront. The projected completion date is 2018. Emily also mentioned that the upcoming Humboldt Bay Marathon is looking for volunteers.
Surf legend Shaun Tomson
Coastal Currents / Thursday, July 16
Shaun Tomson is a hero in the surfing world, known for his style, aloha spirit and environmental activism. Always the optimist Tomson talks about his history with Surfrider, his favorite wave, and one thing surfers can do every day make the world a better place. [This episode is founding co-host Mike Dronkers' final episode and things get a little bit weepy at the end. ]
Return Of The Rubberneckers
Live at KHUM / Thursday, July 16
Blue Lake legends Clay Smith and Greg Lojko of the Rubberneckers break their silence to play live on KHUM, backed up by Andy Powell and Pete Ciotti.
Fortuna's Been Busy
Happy Trails / Tuesday, July 14
Today Emily and I spoke with Merritt Perry, City Engineer for the City of Fortuna. They have been very busy with safe route to school project throughout the city, working on pedestrian and bicycle safety on the 12th street overpass to get people safely from the city proper to the riverwalk. Plus we have an update on the John Campbell Memorial Greenway project and more.
HTA New Routs
Happy Trails / Tuesday, July 7
This morning Emily and I spoke with Greg Pratt, General Manager of Humboldt Transit Authority. They have just added a new rout to Tish Non Village (Bear River). We also talked about that all their busses are now have bike racks for bike/bus commuters. We also looked at their bus stops all being upgraded for ADA compliance.
Humboldt Bay Marathon
Happy Trails / Tuesday, June 30
This morning Emily and I spoke with Rich Baker, Humboldt Bay Marathon Director & Assistant Director, Terry Vromanlittle about this First Annual Humboldt Bay Marathon, Sunday August 9th. A lot of planning has gone into putting this event together. It will be going all around Humboldt Bay and through several communities. For registration and information about the event, go to humboldtbaymarithon.com. Proceeds to benefit Humboldt Trails Projects.
Jen Dalton - Lake County
Happy Trails / Tuesday, June 23
This morning Emily and I spoke with Jen Dalton of North Coast Opportunities and Lake County PICH (Partnership to Improve County Health).
Object Heavy - A New Band To Watch
Live at KHUM / Thursday, June 18
Hard-hitting funk from members of the Getdown Crew, Scuber Mountain, and Moo-Got-2, Object Heavy's forthcoming LP will easily be one of the best NorCal albums of the year.