Tag Archives: Environmental Services

Arcata Ridge Trail segment closed for about three weeks

Arcata Ridge Trail segment closed for about three weeks

ARCATA RIDGE TRAIL CLOSING TEMPORARILY A privately-owned section of the Arcata Ridge Trail will be closed beginning Saturday, Sept. 1  for about three weeks. The property owner, Northcoast Timberlands is conducting a timber harvest in the vicinity and the trail will be used for log hauling. Recreational users should use the North Fork Janes Loop (east

Arcata Community Forest expands by 20 Jolly acres

City of Arcata ARCATA COMMUNITY FOREST – The City of Arcata has expanded the Arcata Community Forest by 20 acres. The acquisition was made possible thanks to grants received from the Cal Fire Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund and the California Resources Agency Environmental Enhancement and Mitigation Program. The land was purchased from community members, John

Yak pack on fast track to bushwhack blowback

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – It was nice while it lasted, the glimmer of goodwill projected by the two two-legged creatures among the five who live together in the Arcata Community Forest. A recent encounter with the infamous “yaksmen” and their animal companions went famously, with a passing bicyclist enjoying fresh milk

Vandals Systematically Sabotage Dam – November 28, 2012

Kevin L. Hoover Eye Editor ARCATA COMMUNITY FOREST – Sometime during the first week of November, unknown suspects intentionally plugged the water inlet at the Jolly Giant Dam. Water has risen in the reservoir, though no danger to citizens or property is foreseen. The dam, built in the 1930s by the Union Water Company, once