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Sat, 2011-11-19 17:15 by Chris

An innovative non-profit in Chicago has hit on a simple, but effective, way to get fresh food into the food deserts of underserved communities:

Fri, 2011-05-27 10:58 by Chris

The Humboldt Trails Council (formerly known as the Trails Trust of Humboldt Bay) has shared Elk River Access Trail information and maps online!  The Elk River Access Trail will provide visitors with a multi-use trail that skirts the mouth of the Elk River in Southern Eureka; it will serve as the southern section of the Eureka Waterfront Trail.  The planning and design phases for the trail are well under way, and construction is expected to take place in 2012.

Tue, 2011-04-05 16:08 by Chris

Dan Burden is the man behind, a resource for advocates of healthy, walkable communities.  Dan was a National Geographic photographer who became interested and engaged in community design, and he's been a tireless advocate for walkable communites for over 38 years, working with over 2700 towns and cities throughout North America.  Dan presented at "TED Talks - Manhattan Beach" in February 2011.  In his 20-minute presentation, he lays out the way forward (or the way...

Thu, 2011-03-10 14:42 by Chris

Note: A shorter version of this article appears in the March 2011 HumPAL enews; Jenny's full article appears below. - Chris

Tue, 2011-03-08 18:32 by Chris

HumPAL, along with school parents, teachers, and staff, recently performed a walkability audit at Grant Elementary in Eureka.  KIEM News Channel 3 was there to get the story.

See the video clip here:

Wed, 2011-01-12 11:54 by Chris

Wed, 2011-01-12 11:25 by Chris

The National Charrette Institute, in partnership with HumPAL & the Redwood Community Action Agency, will be conducting a 3-day full NCI Charrette System Certificate training in Humboldt County.  This three-day training will teach participants what they need to know to utilize the engaging and inclusive 'design charrette' process in program and project planning processes.  Also, the training will offer a half-day session that covers NCI charrette system basics.