Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – A proposal to create a community forest and protect thousands of acres of timberland from development will be discussed tonight, Dec. 2, by the McKinleyville Community Services District (MCSD) Board of Directors. The MCSD’s monthly meeting begins at 7 p.m. at Azalea Hall, 1620 Pickett Rd., McKinleyville. Craig Compton of…
Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – The idea of creating a community forest in McKinleyville will be discussed Wednesday, Nov. 18 by the McKinleyville Municipal Advisory Committee (McKMAC). The county advisory committee meets at 6 p.m. at Azalea Hall, 1620 Pickett Road, McKinleyville. The McKMAC is scheduled to hear a presentation from the Green…
FMC member Danny Hagans noted that miles of road have been decommissioned in the Sunny Brae Forest. “It may look startling that things have been uprooted, but that’s the process of restoring hydrologic processes,” he said.
Kevin L. Hoover Eye Editor ARCATA – Those whose interest in Arcata’s woodlands, parks and open spaces has been piqued by the recent surge in forest activism have some interesting choices for public meetings to attend this Thursday, Oct. 14. At 4 p.m., the Forest Management Committee (FMC) meets in Council Chamber at City Hall,…
Sounds like a good day ahead of us,” Jill said, packing up the papers and some bud in a small, zippered pouch. “Who knew having a 215 card could be such an adventure?”
Along with Sunday’s equestrian event (see right) more Ridge Trail fundraising will take place Saturday, Oct. 30 with a Race For The Ridge Trail Festival in Redwood Park. The event will feature mountain bike races, a 5K running race, kids Halloween costume contest and bike ride, trick or treat fun, food, music and entertainment.racefortheridgetrail.wordpress.com
Don’t miss your opportunity to participate in this one time “Blind Print Auction” with proceeds designated to the Arcata Ridge Trail Project. Here’s how: e-mail your “blind-bid” and contact information to [email protected] with the subject line “Ridge Trail” by Friday, Oct. 1, 2010 at 9 a.m.
Yana Valachovic, the forestry advisor with the University of California Cooperative Extension who was recently appointed to Arcata’s all-citizen Forest Management Committee, told supervisors that the county has the advantage of having a working model to follow. “The City of Arcata’s forest has provided an accessible demonstration of multi-use management,” she said. “It has been such a leader for integrating the community into the idea that’s it’s possible to get a steady supply of wood as well as a place for recreation, a water supply, wildlife habitat and all the things that people seem to hold in common.”
The entire game is professionally choreographed by the Eureka Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence with music and traditional ball game sound effects. Community members, “Notables”, and “Politicos” are very excited to change from their traditional clothing into “drag garb” and batter-up, all while raising money for a great cause. In addition to softball, there will be major audience participation. Food and beverages (sponsored by Lost Coast Brewery) will be available for purchase and a special All-Star VIP section will be offered in the picnic area where attendees with All-Star VIP tickets will be catered in a more exclusive manner with dinner by Abruzzi Catering.
Nuns in drag. Good. Playing softball. Better. For the Arcata Community and Sunny Brae forests. Best.