EcoNews Report

The EcoNews Report is the longest-running public affairs radio show on the North Coast, broadcast on KHSU on the Humboldt State University campus, airing Thursdays at 1:30 p.m. 

You can find KHSU on these frequencies:
90.5 FM Arcata-Eureka
91.9 FM Crescent City-Brookings
89.1 FM Ferndale-Fortuna
89.7 FM Garberville
99.7 FM Willow Creek

Shows are available for two weeks after the air date on the KHSU Audio Archives page and are archived here:



The EcoNews Report Archive:


2017  2016  2015  |  2014  |  2013   |   2012   |   2011



February 16, 2016 - Science is under attack in Washington, D.C. Here in Arcata, we value science, facts, and science-based evidence. Whether you value health and medicine, public safety in tsunami zones, or protecting endangered species, science is critical in developing public policy. Geologist and HSU Lecturer Jay Patton talks with Humboldt Baykeeper Director Jennifer Kalt about science, facts, how to recognize pseudoscience or “alt-facts,” and why science is a cornerstone of public policy.

February 9, 2016 - Tom Wheeler, Program and Legal Coordinator for the Environmental Protection Information Center (EPIC), talks with Amaroq Weiss, West Coast Wolf Organizer for the Center for Biological Diversity (CBD), about wolves in the west and the California Wolf Plan. 

February 2, 2017 - Scott Greacen, Director of Friends of the Eel River, talks with Darren Mierau, Regional Director of CalTrout, about the "incredible potential" for recovery of the Eel's salmon and steelhead fishery, and opportunities to change the river's course for the better.

January 26, 2017 - Rebroadcast of the February 26, 2015 EcoNews Report featuring Jennifer Kalt, Director of Humboldt Baykeeper, interviewing nuclear whistleblower Rob Rowen about his experiences and new book.

January 19, 2017 - Ken Burton interviews Chris West, Senior Wildlife Biologist with the Yurok Tribe, about the Tribe's work to reintroduce condors to the Redwood National Park region.

January 12, 2017 - Tom Wheeler of EPIC talks with Stassia Samuels, Plant Ecologist with Redwoods National and State Parks, about the problems the parks are having with English ivy and efforts to remove ivy. He also talks with Kim Tays and Stan Binney of the Humboldt No Ivy League about the work the League is doing to remove ivy and home ivy removal suggestions. 

January 5, 2017 - Scott Greacen, Director of Friends of the Eel River, interviews Craig Tucker, Natural Resource Policy Advocate for the Karuk Tribe, about the Klamath Dam removal process and dam removal in the west.



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