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North Fork Lumber, Green Diamond, BL Rancheria’s compost collaboration

North Fork Lumber, Green Diamond, BL Rancheria’s compost collaboration

COMPOST FODDER North Fork Lumber Company donated two loads of mixed wood chips and sawdust and Green Diamond Resource Company provided the transportation for delivery to the Community Garden project at Blue Lake Rancheria. The material will be used help create compost to grow high- quality fruits and vegetables. According to Tribal Chairperson Claudia Brundin, “the produce will be used to provide meals to Native elders and non-Native seniors in the Humboldt County area.” They also plan to use some of the material as mulch to prevent erosion during the Powers Creek restoration project. Pictured are Doyle Shamblin (Green Diamond) and Frederique Guezille, Carson Schulz, and Janessa Grandfield (Blue Lake Rancheria). Gary Rynearson | Green Diamond

Salmon farm going to college

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – ​​College of the Redwoods (CR) expects to begin offering aquaculture courses in the fall of 2022, which will prepare students for careers in what is likely to be Humboldt County’s newest economic linchpin. ​The Norway-based Nordic Aquafarms company is proceeding with permit applications for a large and complex

Blue Lake Notes: Happenings in the peaceable hamlet

The City of Blue Lake, nestled in the mountains just a few short minutes from Arcata and McKinleyville, is a unique community, full of life and adventure. Often called the Center of the Universe, Blue Lake is the home of Dell’Arte, the Logger Bar and the Mad River Brewery! Here are just a few of

Blue Lake Fire pursues tax

Patrick Evans Mad River Union BLUE LAKE – The Blue Lake Fire District, which manages the Blue Lake Volunteer Fire Department, will lose a large part of its income when a service agreement with the Blue Lake Rancheria expires in 2019. In response, the fire district has submitted a special tax measure for the consolidated

Coast Seafoods poised for final permit approval

Paul Mann Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – Coast Seafoods expects final approval this fall of state and federal certifications of its shellfish harvesting permit through September, 2025. The North Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have the final say, after the California Coastal Commission approved a greatly revised