Does anyone else see the connection between these huge gravel bars and low/warm flows? I think the best thing that could be done for the Klamath, Trinity, Mad, Van Duzen and Eel Rivers would be to invite every gravel mining company in the western United States to come out here and scour these clogged up river beds clean.
Get the gravel out and even during low flow years the water will be in deep rocky channels like it should be, flowing quick and cool instead of filtering slowly through hot rock.
Why is gravel removal seen as such an environmental catastrophe instead of the boon for fish it would be?
"I'd like to wake up every morning and see a big five-column headline in my paper: "Nothing Bad Happened Today." That's a paper I'd read."
No, you wouldn't. Too boring.
What's shocking about this story is that it's the only local article covering anything on the Humboldt County Grand Jury's Final Report.
Further down, the GJ Final Report actually addresses one reason why there's so much crime here.
The Eureka Zoo gets $700,000 each year to remain certified while local government cries poverty when asked to fund a Mobile Response Team to resolve common issues involving distressed children, drug abuse, homelessness or mental illness, without costly police or incarceration.
Unlike other regions, an indigent and distressed young child in Humboldt County faces standard policy of public handcuffing and isolation at juvenile hall or sempervirens. This kind of policy called "Incorrigible Laws" was banned decades ago when abused by parents, guardians and shelter staff to quickly dispatch children that committed no crime.
Maybe after our first school shooting it will become "newsworthy".
Well worth it.
As the Bard once quoth:
"'Tis better to have gaps in one's knowledge of sport
Than to be a smug prick of the condescending sort."
We always appreciate challenging feedback. Glad you blogged about the issue and included some of our links. Just thought I’d let you know that we didn’t see the cover art so we couldn’t have helped ID it. I guess it’s fair to say that Luffenholtz, one of our favorite beaches, became a “Lost Coast” of sorts in the press.
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The slut shamers are out in full force today, go home and masterbate to stories about the rapture or something.
Haha all the soccer moms getting butthurt. Don't worry Marlene, your sweet virginal little baby won't run off to mini hooters, she'll probably just become a satanist because you've repressed her so much! :) also...ITS HUMBOLDT LOL!!
WHY NOT BOTH!?
am i8 wasting n time--jus get t erased
The professor speaks from the mountain top----the locals united and
demonstrated persistedly why our water should stay OUR-- WATER--
Chebro did not cast a localized vote--A home district vote---It was thoughtful and couragious..
Nice catch! I didn't give the beach pic a second look
Add to that the fact that the visitors bureau gave Sunset a list of 25 places to see in Hum County that is riddled with errors. The visitors bureau is a badly run outfit that does a sloppy job.
On the whole the Sunset coverage was not very good and fails to mention any of the incredible places to go to inland other than spots on 299. Since their main source was the visitors bureau they feature many mundane, commercial spots. Too bad. We need a creative and knowledgeable visitors bureau.
I think we're lucky that they used a picture of a Humboldt county beach at all.
Wow am so grateful for the good Rick Simpson [edited] did for me and my family for curing my husband’s prostate cancer of 3 years. My name is Suzane Clark from Oklahoma USA, June 2 2010 my husband was diagnosed of prostate cancer and he had done all sorts of treatments (chemo, radio and herbal) and his doctor still gave no hope for his condition, after his last chemo treatment on 10/08/2013 the doctor told him that he had 8 months to live. When I heard this I was disappointed, frustrated and full of pain that the one I love so much would leave me and my children all alone in this world. One faithful day my uncle called and told me about Rick Simpson cannabis oil and how it cured his 48 years old neighbor so I became very interested in this cure, my uncle and I decided to do some research about the Rick Simpson cannabis oil and I found it very interesting, so I decided to purchase the oil. I called my uncle and asked him for Rick’s direct contact, so I could discuss with him. I contacted Rick Simpson [edited] he told me what to do to purchase the oil and how to use the oil I followed his instructions dutifully and now I can proudly say that my husband is cancer free, all thanks to Rick Simpson for restoring my lost hope.
If/when they come to take Trinity water for the vineyards, Olympic pools and orchards down south, these scoundrels will rightly point out that Humboldt County's leadership has failed to do a thing about our own vineyards, Olympic pools, orchards, trout farms, man made lakes, commercial gardens or pot legalization, (the first step to ending destructive industrial grows).
We're already experiencing rural water thefts. Violence is not far off.
Hopefully these new funds can be used to finally condition all new rural developments and water uses upon water sustainability science.
Wildlife suffering biodiversity collapse don't distinguish between the myriad sources of overuse and abuse of clean water.
Only politicians do.
"It's just that a lot of other people attracted to some of the same things I am happen to be men," she says.
The major difference between men and women in leadership roles is that women are largely denied them, although, it appears that the outrageous salary and benefits, (akin to top U.S. gov. positions), did not diminish due to being female.
It will be a great day for academia when bureaucratic leaders, not merely teachers and students, are also required to model academic excellence in their field of public administration, finance and human resources. The U.C. system graduates hundreds of advanced degrees in public administration each year, individuals as interested in campus management as a geologist is interested in Mars, and available for a lot less than $350K.
This is just one of many seething ironies within a system unable to innovate in the face of unprecedented divestment.
As predicted, a restraining order to stop/delay the Trinity flows is prepared to file on Monday. I'm hoping we at least get the pulse flow down the river before the court system is activated. The endless fight!
La Grange Mine is now a Eagle Rock Quarry and under the direction of the Army Core of Engineers and they do a great job....no polution...critters and trees.
This week we will not be at the Speakeasy....instead we are putting on a huge show at the Sapphire Palace at the Blue Lake Casino. It is the second show in the TRUEBlues Roots Series featureing Sid Morris, Wendy Dewitt, and Ron Thompson. Get your Tickets and come shake it. See yall next week back at the Speakeasy!
Cheers....Buddy Reed & th' Rip It Ups
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