Environment

Arcata Ridge Trail Funding Finalizing

Friday, March 8, 2013
Arcata Ridge Trail Funding Finalizing

“From the beginning, the Arcata Ridge Trail project required broad-based community support to be a success and this community has really stepped up and supported this project with funding, enthusiastic support and on the ground volunteer sweat and labor,” Andre said. “Strong community support and local financial contributions makes it so much easier for... »

Volunteers Flock To Forest, Ridge Trail Getting Real

Friday, March 8, 2013
Volunteers Flock To Forest, Ridge Trail Getting Real

There have been attempts to establish a comparable Friends of the Arcata Forest organization at times, but the concept never caught on. Now, though, the well-established Humboldt Trail Council (HTC) has taken the Arcata Community Forest (ACF) under their wing. »

Volunteer Trail Stewards To Work In Arcata Community Forest

Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Volunteer Trail Stewards To Work In Arcata Community Forest

An orientation and initial organizing meeting for all interested volunteers will be held Thursday, Feb. 28 at 6 p.m. in the Council Chamber at Arcata City Hall. Contact Rees Hughes at (707) 826-0163 or hughes@humboldt.edu with any questions. »

Arcata Ridge Trail In Home Stretch

Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Arcata Ridge Trail In Home Stretch

A $180,000 grant is anticipated, leaving an estimated $10,000 gap. Those wishing to assist with closing that funding gap may make a donation via the Humboldt Area Foundation website, make a check out to the City of Arcata Forest Fund and send or deliver it to City Hall, or donate auction items to and... »

Landsat Launch A Space-Age Spectacle

Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Landsat Launch A Space-Age Spectacle

Prior to 2008, images were pricey and accessed at a rate of about 20,000 per year. Since, it is offered open source and the use has grown to three-plus million and is expected to continue to climb with the improved imaging available on Landsat 8. »

Mark Andre: Seeking a Sister Forest in Belize

Saturday, February 23, 2013

Arcata’s Forest Management Committee (FMC) is a City Council appointed technical advisory committee with expertise in forest ecology, wildlife, fisheries, geology and watershed management. The FMC met and discussed the potential for a sister forest arrangement with Belize and they enthusiastically endorsed the concept. »

Eye Ball Auction Items Rolling In

Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Eye Ball Auction Items Rolling In

Donations are rolling in for the auction benefitting the Arcata Ridge Trail at the Arcata Eye Ball. If you or your business have an item to donate to the auction, call Debi at (707) 845-3873. »

Rees Hughes: Trail Stewards To Work In Arcata Community Forest

Tuesday, February 19, 2013

There will be an orientation and initial organizing meeting on Thursday, Feb. 28 at 6 p.m. in the Council Chambers, Arcata City Hall. »

16th Eye Ball A Benefit For The Arcata Ridge Trail

Friday, February 15, 2013
16th Eye Ball A Benefit For The Arcata Ridge Trail

The 16th Annual Arcata Eye Ball takes place Saturday, March 9 at the Arcata Theatre Lounge. Admission is $15; doors open at 6 p.m. Tickets are available at Wildberries Marketplace, People’s Records, Wildwood Music, California Welcome Center, The Works and at arcatatheatre.com. »

Big Illegal Duck Kill, Waste On Fickle Hill Road

Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Big Illegal Duck Kill, Waste On Fickle Hill Road

Game Warden Mark Michilizzi said the suspect(s) not only violated bag limits – set by the state Fish & Wildlife Commission – but also committed "waste of game," an unethical hunting practice. »