Tag Archives: Forest Management Committee (FMC)

Forest committee inspects new parcel, harvest

Forest committee inspects new parcel, harvest

FOREST FORCE Arcata’s citizen-led Forest Management Committee (FMC) hit the trail(s) in recent weeks to give personal scrutiny to a new asset and the aftermath of a recent harvest. First they traveled to the site of this year’s sustainable forest harvest near Redwood Park. About 18 to 20 acres was harvested of about 340,000 board

Council puts conditions on near-JCF grow op

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union JACOBY CREEK FOREST – The City Council voted last week to uphold findings of the Forest Management Committee (FMC) urging the county Planning Commission to enforce 600-foot setbacks on developments in Timber Production Zones (TPZ) located near publicly owned parks and natural areas. But the council also gave leeway

Arcata forest managers poised to oppose cannabis grow permit

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – Arcata’s Forest Management Committee (FMC) is inching toward opposition to a Commercial Cannabis Cultivation Permit (CCCP) for a 40-acre grow sited next to the Jacoby Creek Forest.  The citizen-led FMC advises the City Council on matters pertaining to Arcata’s forestlands, but the decision on the permit will