Tag Archives: Eco

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 for Nov. 29, 2017

92 YEARS OF TREE GROWTH & DEATH The City of Arcata Environmental Services Department’s Forest Ecology Fall Lecture Series presents “Ninety-Two Years of Tree Growth and Death in the Arcata Community Forest” by Benjamin Iberle of Humboldt State’s Forestry & Wildland Resources Department, Thursday, Nov. 30 at 6 p.m. at the Arcata Marsh Interpretive Center,

Eco-briefs for Oct. 18, 2017

RAMBLE IN THE REDWOODS The North Group Sierra Club invites the public to a hike on Del Norte Redwood State Park’s Last Chance Coastal Trail Saturday, Oct. 21. Carpools meet at 9 a.m. at Ray’s Valley West Shopping Center in Arcata or at 10:30 a.m. at the Damnation Creek trailhead (3.3 miles north of Wilson

Eco (and a few other) briefs, Oct. 11, 2017

NORTH PERU BIRDING Redwood Region Audubon Society presents a free lecture by New Zealand photographers/tour guides Detlef and Carol Davies featuring the colorful birds of a relatively little-known part of Peru Friday, Oct. 13 at 7:30 p.m. at the Six Rivers Masonic Lodge, 251 Bayside Rd., Arcata. They will describe the unusual diversity to be

Eco-Briefs for Sept. 13, 2017

Plans for Arcata’s Wastewater Treatment David Couch presents a free public lecture about “New Plans for Arcata’s Wastewater Treatment” Friday, Sept. 15, starting at 7:30 p.m. at the Arcata Marsh Interpretive Center. Couch is the wastewater operations supervisor for the City of Arcata and a founding member of Friends of the Arcata Marsh, where he

Eco-briefs for May 31, 2017 and beyond

Wheel-In Wednesday Join the Bike Month Humboldt Coalition today, May 31 for the final Bike Month group commuter ride from Arcata to Eureka. The group departs at 7 a.m. from the Arcata North Coast Co-op. Friday Night at the Refuge Humboldt Bay National Wildlife Refuge invites you to Friday Night at the Refuge June 2.

Eco-fun for everyone this week!

CITIZEN SCIENCE The HSU Natural History Museum, 1242 G St., Arcata, hosts a lecture Thursday, Feb. 23 at 7 p.m. about a citizen science project monitoring for the chytrid fungus in local amphibian populations. Retired wildlife professor Richard Botzler will share some of the outcomes of this three-year project working with local school kids and

Eco-doin’s coming up

BIRD THE MARSH Join Redwood Region Audubon Society on a free public field trip at the Arcata Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary Saturday, Jan. 28. Bring your binoculars and have a great morning birding!  Meet leader Moe Morrissette in the parking lot at the end of South I Street (Klopp Lake) in Arcata at 8:30 a.m., rain

Eco-briefs for Nov. 8, 2016

BULKY GOODS GOTTA GO? Have an old mattress that needs to go? Old tires cluttering up your yard? Arcata Garbage Company customers can call (707) 822-0304 to arrange for pick up of bulky goods up to two times a year for no additional charge. The total volume and weight of material cannot exceed two cubic