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Arcata enviro-leader Mark Andre leaving an incomparable legacy

Arcata enviro-leader Mark Andre leaving an incomparable legacy

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – For many, Mark Andre is as much a part of the Arcata Community Forest as its surviving old growth redwood trees, all of whom he knows personally. Now, those who haven’t imagined an Arcata without the mild-mannered Environmental Services director on watch are reluctantly adjusting to news

Forest committee inspects new parcel, harvest

FOREST FORCE Arcata’s citizen-led Forest Management Committee (FMC) hit the trail(s) in recent weeks to give personal scrutiny to a new asset and the aftermath of a recent harvest. First they traveled to the site of this year’s sustainable forest harvest near Redwood Park. About 18 to 20 acres was harvested of about 340,000 board

Volunteers naturalizing forest Saturday

Volunteer Trail Stewards ARCATA – On Saturday, Oct. 24, the Volunteer Trail Stewards will be working in the Arcata Community Forest, rehabilitating the sections of Trail No. 1, damaged by this year’s selective logging operation.  Volunteers will naturalize a large area with ferns and duff as well as moving rock to a 50-yard section of

Volunteers turn out in force to build up forest trails – Trail Summit is Saturday

TRAIL TOIL About 35 volunteers turned out Saturday to help maintain trails in the Arcata Community Forest from 14th Street to Redwood Park. Tasks included back filling newly built steps with quarry rock base, armoring the upper trail where it emerges on the field with quarry base, armoring the trail at the toe of the field