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Eco-Briefs through Jan. 20, 2020

Eco-Briefs through Jan. 20, 2020

LAMPREY LECTURE On Friday, Jan. 17, Damon Goodman of the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service will reprise his fascinating lecture, “The Biology & Conservation of Native Lampreys.” Lampreys often are overlooked in riverine management, but they play a critical role in the ecology of our rivers as ecosystem engineers and food web superstars. This talk

Eco-Briefs for Sept. 19 and beyond

350 HUMBOLDT 350 Humboldt’s monthly meeting is set for Thursday, Sept. 19 from 6 to 8 p.m. at El Chipotle restaurant, 850 Crescent Way in Sunny Brae. The group will consider a possible new campaign to decrease use of natural gas in Arcata. All are welcome. 350 Humboldt supports 350.org‘s core mission of keeping fossil

Eco-Briefs for Sept. 13, 2019 and beyond

CANNABIS AND WILDLIFE TALK Join Redwood Region Audubon Society on Friday, Sept. 13, for a program entitled “The Effects on Forest Wildlife from Cannabis Cultivation on Public Lands” with Dr. Greta Wengert. The deleterious impacts to wildlife from cannabis “trespass grows” on public lands have only recently been identified as a wildlife conservation issue. Water

Eco-Briefs, July 17, 2019

TWILIGHT AT THE MARSH Come experience the quiet of summer twilight at the Arcata Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary on Friday, July 19. Local naturalist Alexa DeJoannis will lead a casual exploration of our local gem on behalf of Friends of the Arcata Marsh from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the end of the work week.

Eco Briefs: Explore the dunes, go birding at the marsh, restore Patrick’s Point

LANPHERE DUNES Join a Friends of the Dunes Naturalist for a free guided tour of the Lanphere Dunes Unit of the Humboldt Bay National Wildlife Refuge on Saturday, Nov. 3 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Lanphere Dunes Unit is home to diverse coastal ecosystems including coastal dune forest, seasonal wetlands, and large moving

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

Eco-Briefs from Nov. 8, 2017 onward – learn, hike, sweat and more

SALMON MONITORING LECTURE The Sequoia Park Zoo Conservation Lecture Series continues with a lecture Wednesday, Nov. 8 with “Monitoring Salmon Movements Through Freshwater Creek” by Colin Anderson of California Department of Fish and Wildlife. The free lecture will include a brief overview of freshwater fish habitat in Humboldt Bay and Freshwater Creek. Anderson will discuss

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