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During World War II, for the first time since the arrival of European Americans, the proximity to the war in the Pacific against Japan, and the threat, both real and perceived, of Japanese attack called local residents and the government to...
2005-10-13
2005-10-13
2005-05-01
As Eureka city school students returned to begin the 1938-1939 school year, great changes were in the air. While the dark storm clouds of war brewed in Europe, the United States’ economy was continuing its recovery from the now decade-long Great...
2005-10-13
2005-10-13
2005-05-01
How can school districts, food service workers, parents and communities address childhood food insecurity and obesity? Limited nutrition and environmental education programs in schools also perpetuate problems of inactivity, poor nutrition among...
2005-11-17
2005-11-17
2005-11-01
In 1579 the first modern day corporation made contact with the area now known as Humboldt County. During the time period examined, corporations played a major role in the region’s politics, economy, and living conditions, and resistance to...
2005-12-21
2005-12-21
2005-12-01
This study examines the impact of interpretive and sanction signs in recreation settings. A quasi-field experiment was designed to compare the effectiveness of two types of signs at a county beach in Northern California. Questionnaires were...
2006-01-24
2006-01-24
2005-12-01
Humboldt Bay is tucked away in redwood country at the northern end of California. Since its only entrance was hard to see and maneuver through, it was not explored nor used by anyone other than the members of the local Native American nations...
2006-02-08
2006-02-08
2005-05-01
In February 1860, a small group of anglo men virtually exterminated the Wiyot people of Humboldt Bay. While the act appeared to be unprovoked, and the victims were largely women and children, no one spoke out against the murders. When assistant...
2006-02-08
2006-02-08
2005-05-01
For the vast majority of Americans the history of Northwest California is little understood, much less appreciated. Likewise, for the vast majority of individuals in Humboldt County, our nation’s history seems distant; residing in far away places....
2006-02-08
2006-02-08
2005-05-01
Rural communities across the country are coping with how to preserve the values and elements of their community when or before considerable development occurs. At the center of the approximate 12,000-acre Lindsay Creek watershed is the rural...
2006-07-27
2006-07-27
2005-12-01
This project analyzes the local barriers and solutions to producing affordable housing in Humboldt County, focusing on the cities of Eureka and Arcata, as well as the Humboldt County level. Interviews with representatives and employees of local...
2006-08-10
2006-08-10
2006-05-01
Organic agriculture is a concept that has evolved with its history, representing a farming method, social movement, and growing industry. Some analysts have critiqued organic agriculture as losing its grassroots soul and representing the...
2006-08-29
2006-08-29
2006-08-01
This project focuses on an affordable housing model aimed at ending the homelessness of individuals who experience mental illness in rural Humboldt County, California. Although a range of human services and temporary housing programs are...
2006-08-29
2006-08-29
2006-08-01
An evaluation of the Humboldt County Juvenile Detention Risk Assessment Tool was conducted. Those probation officers that use the tool were interviewed to determine if all of the parts of the tool are functional and if the tool is operating as it...
2006-09-20
2006-09-20
2005-12-01
Handwriting/fine motor difficulties are well documented as serious hindrances to academic learning for kindergarten and elementary school children. Intervention techniques to remediate these problems have been researched by educators and...
2006-10-30
2006-10-30
2006-05-01
This project is a study of the Integrated Regional Water Management Plan in Humboldt County, focusing on how the processes of plan development, integration and stakeholder coordination affect prosperity. The State of California is promoting the...
2007-04-27
2007-04-27
2005-05-01
As communities in the western United States with high amenity values experience rapid population growth, the conservation and protection of resource lands has become increasingly important. Humboldt County is experiencing the effects of a growing...
2007-08-02
2007-08-02
2007-08-01
Current research indicates that Hispanics in the United States, especially those who work in the agriculture, timber and natural resource industry, face many issues of economic, social and environmental justice. Such is the case in California,...
2007-08-09
2007-08-09
2007-08-01
This thesis seeks to develop a procedure for evaluating the sustainability of Arcata, California and Humboldt State University (HSU) based on the Ecological Footprint (EF), a leading sustainability indicator. Building on two complimentary methods...
2008-04-15
2008-04-15
2008-02-01
This thesis explores the role of special places—forts, dens, and hideouts— during middle childhood (ages 6-12). Natural settings have traditionally been children’s special places. Research has demonstrated the importance of outdoor special places...
2009-05-01
2009-05-01
2009-05-01
This thesis explores a burgeoning social movement aimed at shaping the processes of food production and distribution, the Alternative Agrifood Movement. As a collection of initiatives, this movement seeks to mitigate environmental and social...
2011-05-09
2011-05-09
2011-05-01
In Western Snowy Plovers (Charadrius alexandrinus nivosus), both parents share incubation duties, with males typically incubating at night and females incubating during the day. Typically, plovers run off the nest at a long distance from potential...
2005-10-25
2005-10-25
2005-08-01
Exposure to Anaplasma phagocytophilum and ticks in gray foxes (Urocyon cinereoargenteus) in northern Humboldt County, California. Granulocytic anaplasmosis is an emerging zoonotic tick-borne disease with over 1300 human cases documented in the...
2006-07-20
2006-07-20
2006-07-01
This study investigated optimal groundwater management in the Blue Lake Aquifer system of Humboldt County, California. A linked-simulation-optimization model was developed to aid in the creation of an optimal pumping schedule. The objective was to...
2006-07-23
2006-07-23
2006-05-01
Over the past several years, ecologists have begun to recognize that the role played by positive plant-plant interactions, specifically facilitation, in communities is under appreciated. Despite this recognition, little is known about how these...
2006-08-01
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2006-05-01
The relationship between eelgrass bed characteristics and animal use is important in better understanding what the optimal habitat features are for specific taxa. The focus of this study was to look at structural and geographical aspects of...
2006-08-21
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