December 14 Episode

Coastal Currents / Thursday, Jan. 12

Delia and Larry speak with Alderon Laird, a sea-level rise planner.

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December 7 Episode

Coastal Currents / Thursday, Jan. 12

Delia and Larry speak with Marty Nave, creator of the Seapod clothing company.

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November 23 Episode

Coastal Currents / Thursday, Jan. 12

Delia and Larry speak with Marna Powell regarding the annual Blessing Of The Fleet event.

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BLM Local Public Scoping Meeting

Happy Trails / Tuesday, Jan. 10

This morning my co host Carol Vander Meer and I spoke with Dave Fuller, the Planning and Environmental Coordinator for the BLM Arcata Field Office. The Bureau of Land Management will be holding public scoping meetings to seek comments to help shape the Northwest California Resource Management Plan (NCIMP) and Environmental Impact Statement for public land management over the next 15 to 20 years. There will be a local public scoping meeting tomorrow night in Eureka on Wednesday, January 11th at the Humboldt Bay Aquatic Center at 911 Waterfront Drive from 5 to 7 p.m

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2016, A Year In Review for Trail Accomplishments

Happy Trails / Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2016

This morning Emily Sinkhorn and I talked about accomplishments in trails for the year, and what to expect in 2017. We looked at the Red Cap Road Bikeway in Orleans, the Freshwater Farms Nature Trail, Bike Month, the First Annual Humboldt County Trails Summit, Lacks Creek, Ped and bike safety improvements in Fortuna and McKinleyville, construction on the northern end of the Bay Trail, and active studies for the southern end. We also talked about the Eureka Waterfront Trail and last weekend's grand opening of the next phase of the trail making for a contiguous 2.5 miles of trails thus far. We also looked at the possible completion of the trail in 2017.

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Eureka Waterfront Trail, Phase One Grand Opening

Happy Trails / Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2016

This morning Carol Vandermere and I spoke with Miles Slatery the city of Eureka about phase one of the Eureka Waterfront Trail. The Grand Opening will take place this Saturday connecting with this portion of the trail to the Hikshari' trail for 2 1/2 mile segment. When asked when the entire Eureka waterfront Trail is expected to be completed, Slatery responded "October 2017". I also asked Miles about the rumors of the Hikshari trail extending south. He said they are currently exploring the option of extending it all the way to Scotia. Since at this point that is just conceptual, there is no timeline for it, but I for one am very excited about that. Slattery said it right now they're concentrating on the southern part of the Bay Trail. When complete it will connect with the completed Eureka waterfront Trail for a contiguous ride from the southernmost part of Eureka all the way to Arcata.

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Eureka Art Corridor & Henderson Center Walkability

Happy Trails / Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016

This morning Emily Sinkhorn and I spoke with Rob Holmlund, Director of Development Services for the City of Eureka. He spoke of improvements to Opera Ally, creating an arts corridor, and improvements for pedestrians in the Henderson Center shopping district. There is a workshop this Wednesday evening, 5:30pm at the Wharfinger Building. This is open to the public and a chance to see some of these ideas and comment on them. We also touched on the proposed expansion of the Hikshari trail south. More on that next week when Carol Vander Meer and I speak with Miles Slatterly about the Grand Opening Celebration of the Phase A of the Waterfront trail.

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Headwaters Trail & More BLM Projects

Happy Trails / Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016

This morning Carol Vander Meer, my new Happy Trails Co-Host and I talked with Ben Blom of the Bureau of Land Management about new trail being proposed for the Headwaters Forest along the Elk River corridor. We also talked about mountain biking opportunities at Lax Creek, the trail up at Lighthouse Ranch near Table Bluff, and the Lost Coast Headlands with new trail construction and interpretive signs.

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Trinidad Coastal Land Trust & An Alternative to Black Friday

Happy Trails / Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2016

This morning I spoke with Ben Morehead and Tami Trump (no relation) from the Trinidad Coastal Land Trust about all they do for the community by keeping popular coast properties in the public and creating maintaining trails on the north coast. One of the project they are working on is extending the Hammond trail across the little river linking to Scenic drive. This Friday, they are hosting an outdoor alternative to Black Friday shopping. This will be an interpretive hike exploring Trinidad Head at 1:00 with guest leader Michael Kauffman. And the lighthouse on the head will be open for viewing. This event will happen rain or shine (unless it's a torrential downpour). Come enjoy the beauty of Humboldt County.

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November 9 Episode

Coastal Currents / Thursday, Nov. 17, 2016

Larry talks with Jen Savage regarding election results and Coastal Commission developments.

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October 26 Episode

Coastal Currents / Thursday, Nov. 17, 2016

Delia and Larry speak with Dan Johnson from Environment California regarding the bag ban proposition.

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October 19 Episode

Coastal Currents / Thursday, Nov. 17, 2016

Delia and Larry speak with Neil Romans who is a Coast Guard helicopter pilot.

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October 12 Episode

Coastal Currents / Thursday, Nov. 17, 2016

Delia and Larry speak with Joe Tyburczy regarding the Humboldt Bay Symposium.

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6 Rivers National Forest

Happy Trails / Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2016

This morning my co host Michael Kauffmann and I spoke with Bryson Code, the Recreational and Wilderness Manager for 6 Rivers National Forest. This is a position that has been vacant for the past 4 years so there is a lot of catching up to do. Bryson talked about how is passion for trails led him to this job. He also stressed that there is a lot of deferred maintenance that needs to be address before any new trail projects can be looked at.

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McKinleyville Ave, Foster Ave, Walnut & More

Happy Trails / Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016

This morning Emily Sinkhorn and I spoke with Tony Seghetti, Deputy Director of Engineering for the County of Humboldt, and Arthur Reeve, Deputy Director of Public Works for Humboldt. We looked at improvements on McKinleyville Ave, the speed reduction on Foster Ave. in Arcata, and a new light at Walnut and Fern and realignment of Walnut and Holly, both in Cutten.

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