How Can We Make the Redwoods More Inclusive?

Mar 8, 2018
Ruby Rodriguez / Latino Outdoors

Close your eyes and think of an "environmentalist." What do you see? If its an old white guy (probably with a beard and a walking stick), you are not alone! Environmentalism has a diversity problem. It's not that people of color don't care about the environment—polls show that they do, and at levels that surpass white people—but the environmental movement has not made space for their inclusion.

Humboldt's Most Elusive Critter

Feb 8, 2018

With less than 100 individuals left in California, the Humboldt marten is one of the state's most endangered species. While it once haunted the coastal forests from Oregon to Santa Cruz, the Humboldt marten is now restricted to a small patch of Six Rivers National Forest.

US Fish and Wildlife Service

Aleutian cackling geese are abundant in our area this time of year. This segment of Sound Ecology highlights the conservation efforts that led to the successful recovery of this once-endangered bird.

Does This Leaked Memo Threaten The Siskiyous?

Oct 4, 2017
Bureau of Land Management

In a leaked memo, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke proposed removing protections for National Monuments across the country, including Northern California’s Cascade Siskiyou National Monument. Tom Wheeler of EPIC and Joseph Vaile of KS Wild make sense of the memo and talk about what is still at risk.

Sanctuary Forest Program Directors, Tosha McKee and Galen Daugherty discuss their Van Arken Watershed Conservation Project and the plans for purchasing the Van Arken watershed, the third largest tributary to the Mattole headwaters. The public is also invited to an Exploring the Sanctuary Forest Hike in the Van Arken watershed this Sunday morning, July 9 at 10 a.m.


John Montague - used with permission

Have you seen a rhino on 101? 

Matt Meyer of tells Tom Wheeler that he's not a cyclist. He is, however, a safari guide and conservationist who says that a rhino is poached once every 8 hours. 

He's towing  this sculpture by bike down the west coast, which he says is "home to some of the most intense illicit wildlife trade in the US."

In this episode, Wheeler drops a pop quiz on Meyer as they discuss the plight of the rhino. [Click for video]

Things are looking up slightly for Californian wolves, making a handful of appearances within state lines after a 90-year absence. "Before Europeans arrived there were an estimated two million wolves ranging all across North America, "Amaroq Weiss tells Tom Wheeler, Program Coordinator at EPIC.