Eel River Eel River Focus Of Siskiyou Film Fest Documentary By Geoffrey Riley, April Ehrlich & John Baxter • Feb 8, 2018 Wikimedia Listen Listening... / 17:08 Shane Anderson and Jeanine Moy talk film and fest. Pressures from drought to irrigation to marijuana cultivation affect the streams in our region. The film "A River's Last Chance" focuses on the Eel River in Humboldt County. It holds promise as a place for fish populations to recover, but it also faces many pressures on its use. The film is one of the headliners at the February 10 Siskiyou Film Fest at the Grants Pass Performing Arts Center. Working To Make The Eel River Whole By Geoffrey Riley & Emily Cureton • Jul 10, 2015 Ellin Beltz/Wikimedia Listen Listening... / 21:42 Patrick Higgins and Dan Mar discuss the Eel River's challenges. Drought and heat waves are making it a tough summer for some of the region's waterways. But even before the drought and summer, many streams had already reached various stages of disrepair. Including the Eel River, largely in Humboldt County.