The Coastal Ecosystems Institute of Northern California (CEINC) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting and interpreting coastal ecosystem science along California’s north coast to ensure vibrant and resilient coastal ecosystems and communities. Formed in 2011, CEINC coordinates the Humboldt Bay Initiative (HBI) and provides nonprofit administration for collaborative projects throughout the north coast to advance communication, collaboration, and conservation through applied science and promoting ecosystem-based management.

News & Events

HBI General Meeting – Humboldt Bay Municipal Water District dedication of instream flows

Humboldt Bay Initiative General Meeting, Friday, May 16, 2015, 9:00 – 11:00 am MEETING NOTES HBI General Meeting Notes May 15, 2015, 9-11am at USFWS Presentation: Dedication of instream flows – Mad River Climate Change Refugia Aldaron Laird, Vice-President, Humboldt Bay Municipal Water District Summary of the Districts effort to dedicate a portion of their Read more.

HBI General Meeting Notes 2/26/15 – Blue Carbon

Humboldt Bay Initiative & Pacific Coast Joint Venture Meeting, Thursday, February 26, 2015, 9:00 – 11:00 am MEETING NOTES Presentation: The Developing Network of Blue Carbon Activities: Why We Should Consider the Humboldt Bay – Eel River, by Dr. Steve Crooks, Climate Change Services Director, ESA. Contact: *protected email* Dr. Crooks presented an overview of blue carbon activities, technical Read more.

CA Sea Grant Call for Preliminary Proposals 2016

The California Sea Grant College Program is now soliciting preliminary proposals for projects to begin February 1, 2016. Faculty and academic staff from universities and scientists from research institutions throughout California are invited to apply. California Sea Grant continues to focus on the following integrated themes (or Strategic Focus Areas) of Healthy Coastal and Marine Read more.

HBI Book Chapter Published

A chapter entitled “The Humboldt Bay Initiative: Integrating People and Natural Resources in Northern California” by Rebecca Price-Hall, Aaron M. Hohl and Susan Schlosser was recently published in Large-Scale Conservation in the Common Interest. Please contact Jill Demers (*protected email*) if you are interested in viewing a copy of the chapter. Thank you to the authors Read more.