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Union’s Fly Ball winners announced!

Union’s Fly Ball winners announced!

You Catch the Fly Ball contest This summer, Mad River Union readers delighted in tracking down the zany character, Flyball, who hid in various ads in the paper during Humboldt Crabs baseball. Season First Prize went to Euereka resident Gwenn Cloepfil, who received a gift certificate good at Plaza Grill or Moonstone Grill, a ticket

Eco-Briefs for Sept. 19 and beyond

350 HUMBOLDT 350 Humboldt’s monthly meeting is set for Thursday, Sept. 19 from 6 to 8 p.m. at El Chipotle restaurant, 850 Crescent Way in Sunny Brae. The group will consider a possible new campaign to decrease use of natural gas in Arcata. All are welcome. 350 Humboldt supports‘s core mission of keeping fossil

Eco-Briefs for Sept. 13, 2019 and beyond

CANNABIS AND WILDLIFE TALK Join Redwood Region Audubon Society on Friday, Sept. 13, for a program entitled “The Effects on Forest Wildlife from Cannabis Cultivation on Public Lands” with Dr. Greta Wengert. The deleterious impacts to wildlife from cannabis “trespass grows” on public lands have only recently been identified as a wildlife conservation issue. Water

Dogtown: Entertaining games to keep your pup occupied

I mentioned recently that we had some visitors from the Shelter Playgroup Alliance come present a workshop at the Humboldt County Animal Shelter.  These folks are trainers from the Bay Area who specialize in helping volunteers and staff to provide enrichment activities for dogs at animal shelters. Most of the activities can be put together at