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Arcata Community Forest gains 49-acre Forsyth Tract

Arcata Community Forest gains 49-acre Forsyth Tract

City of Arcata press release THE CITY OF ARCATA EXPANDS THE ARCATA COMMUNITY FOREST BY 49 ACRES Arcata, CA, April 19, 2019 – The City of Arcata Environmental Services Department is pleased to announce that the City recently closed escrow on a long sought after 49-acre expansion of the Arcata Community Forest. The acquisition was

Forest news: International Day of Forests, a Saturday volunteer workday and Andre is honored

City of Arcata ARCATA – Arcata’s Environmental Services Department invites the community to celebrate the International Day of Forests on Thursday, March 21. Forests are the most biologically-diverse ecosystems on land, and the International Day of Forests is an annual event declared by the United Nations to help raise global awareness and celebrate the vital

Letter to the Editor: Give the gift of carbon sequestration

Offset your carbon footprint, help Arcata’s forests  Travel is a part of many of our lives as is turning our lights on or washing our clothes. Going to exotic places, hiking the mountains, visiting family and friends in far-flung places or simply going to work. The Arcata Forest Fund was established at the Humboldt Area

Arcata Police Log: Traffic-wandering ways avenged by the Hula Hoop of Justice

• Wednesday, November 15 12:10 a.m. The Arcata City Council convened in a thrift store parking lot on H Street to… oh wait, that was an actual dumpster fire. • Thursday, November 16 11:41 a.m. A car on Chester Lane has been repeatedly attracting eggs of the hurled variety in recent weeks, the ceaseless albumen

Arcata Ridge Trail segment closed for about three weeks

ARCATA RIDGE TRAIL CLOSING TEMPORARILY A privately-owned section of the Arcata Ridge Trail will be closed beginning Saturday, Sept. 1  for about three weeks. The property owner, Northcoast Timberlands is conducting a timber harvest in the vicinity and the trail will be used for log hauling. Recreational users should use the North Fork Janes Loop (east

Arcata Police Log: Tagged, penned, sprayed, etched, burned and peed on

• Sunday, August 12 4:51 a.m. Wee-hour thieves didn’t bother breaking into the cartop carrier on the van in a Valley West hotel’s parking lot – they just made off with the whole thing. 11:01 a.m. A woman trying room doors at a Valley West motel was expelled from the premises, whereupon she took to

Arcata Community Forest expands by 20 Jolly acres

City of Arcata ARCATA COMMUNITY FOREST – The City of Arcata has expanded the Arcata Community Forest by 20 acres. The acquisition was made possible thanks to grants received from the Cal Fire Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund and the California Resources Agency Environmental Enhancement and Mitigation Program. The land was purchased from community members, John

2018 harvest wrapped up, Ridge Trail crossing soon to open, city buying Forsyth Property

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – The city is preparing to make a long-sought, historic addition of 49 acres to its 2,350-acre Arcata Community Forest (ACF) while wrapping up a harvest in its 1,305-acre Jacoby Creek Forest (JCF). Meanwhile, the Arcata Ridge Trail’s key crossing across county territory is being finalized while a

Yak pack on fast track to bushwhack blowback

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – It was nice while it lasted, the glimmer of goodwill projected by the two two-legged creatures among the five who live together in the Arcata Community Forest. A recent encounter with the infamous “yaksmen” and their animal companions went famously, with a passing bicyclist enjoying fresh milk

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