Tag Archives: Forest

Supervisors praise timber company’s ‘cautious approach’

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – Reflecting the evolution of Humboldt County’s timber industry, county supervisors have praised the Humboldt Redwood Company for its management of 209,000 acres of forestland previously owned by the intensely controversial Maxxam corporation. Humboldt Redwood Company (HRC) took ownership of the Maxxam-owned Pacific Lumber Company holdings in a bankruptcy

Man Was Lost, Now He’s Found

UPDATE: Arthur Barrett was located at 10:05 a.m., 04-10-2014, by deputies and is in good health. He was located off a trail off Jacoby Creek Road, Arcata.   Previously: Raw from the Sheriff’s Office:   On 04-10-2014, at approximately 7:45 a.m., the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office received a call from a man who identified himself

Arcata To Supes: Don’t Weaken Forest Protections

October 3, 2013 Chairperson Ryan Sundberg Humboldt County Board of Supervisors 825 Fifth Street, Room 111 Eureka, CA 95501 RE: General Plan Update Chapter 4, Land Use (Forest Resources and TPZ Land Use Classifications) Dear Mr. Sundberg: On August 26, 2013 the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors took a straw vote regarding the General Plan Land Use

Supervisors Water Down Forest Protection Language

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union Correspondent HUMBOLDT – The Board of Supervisors has finished re-editing the General Plan Update’s guiding principles and they are probably even more controversial now. In an occasionally uncomfortable and sometimes caustic Oct. 7 hearing, supervisors continued wordsmithing the principles they had revised last June. Their initial changes generated strong public

MCSD: A New Frontier in Government; Town wants community forests; Assemblyman visits Mack Town

  What happened last Friday in McKinleyville would be an almost routine event if it occurred in Arcata or Eureka – a state lawmaker came to town, visited with representatives of the local government and learned about a bunch of projects,   But for the McKinleyville Community Services District, a visit from Assemblyman Wes Chesbro

Activists Protest Timber Harvests

By Benjamin Fordham Press Reporter   As Green Diamond Resource Company makes plans to clear-cut 84 acres of timbertland near Strawberry Rock in the Trinidad area, local activists and environmental groups who want to see the area preserved are gearing up for a fight. Although Green Diamond says it doesn’t plan on harvesting the timber