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Eco-Briefs Aug. 15, 2018

BIOBLITZ Join the Northcoast Regional Land Trust and Friends of the Dunes to restore biodiversity at Freshwater Farms Reserve, followed by a smartphone-powered BioBlitz on Saturday, Aug. 25 from 9:30 a.m. to noon. A BioBlitz is an intensive one-day study of biodiversity in a specific location; in this case, participants will collect citizen science data

OBITUARY: Robert E. Shepherd

Robert E. Shepherd (Bud) of Redding, Calif. passed from us on May 25, 2018, at age 92, of long-term Parkinson. He leaves a wife of 66 years, Doris (Parker) Shepherd and three children, Michael of Dallas, Texas, Dorothy Sutton (John) of Redding; Victoria Shattuck (Jeff) also of Redding; brother Dave Shepherd of Yreka, Calif.; sister-in-law

At The Market: Nicaraguan tamales and salsa

Alba López makes wonderful Nicaraguan tamales. They’re wrapped in banana leaves and the spices are blended into the masa – really different from Mexican tamales. And she makes homemade salsa and banana bread too. Stop by her booth at the McKinleyville Farmers’ Market on Thursday afternoons to pick up an easy dinner – pork, chicken,

Dogtown: Sammie and Dozer are ready to be sweet, sprightly partners

Redwood Pals Rescue is very dependent on our foster network. We don’t have a physical facility where we can keep dogs, though the shelter is always generous in allowing us some time to find placements for the dogs when space allows. Sometimes our dogs go to foster homes where the people waiver about fostering or

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