Tag Archives: Friends of the Arcata Marsh

Anti-dog poop campaign at the Marsh a wasted effort

Anti-dog poop campaign at the Marsh a wasted effort

Mad River Union ARCATA MARSH AND WILDLIFE SANCTUARY – The ongoing dog poop wars at the Arcata Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary wear on, with neglectful dog owners defying logic, reason, personal responsibility and eco-consciousness by leaving their canine companions’ wastes to stink up and uglify the trails. Even when provided with handy Dogipot poop bag

If you need an excuse to visit the Arcata Marsh & Wildlife Sanctuary, here it is

City of Arcata ARCATA  – The City of Arcata Environmental Services Department invites the community to celebrate World Wetlands Day at the Arcata Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary on Saturday, Feb. 2. Wetlands are among the most productive ecosystems in the world, and World Wetlands Day is an annual event that helps raise global awareness about

Quezada’s nature photos at Arcata Marsh Interpretative Center

Jose Quezada, pictured above with his mother,  will host a free public reception to showcase his nature photographs from 12:30 to 3 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 3 at the Arcata Marsh Interpretive Center, 569 South G St. in Arcata,. Quezada’s art is on display through February in a show sponsored by Friends of the Arcata

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 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

This weekend’s environmental activities look like a lot of fun

Note: Did you know that the Union’s back page is dedicated every week to environmental activities? There are features, photos and a rundown of the eco-fun to be had in the immediate future (below). Check it out sometime! – Ed. Mad River Union AUDUBON MARSH TRIP Join the Redwood Region Audubon Society on a free

George, George, George of the (Marsh) jungle

WATCH OUT FOR THAT CIRSIUM VULGARE! FOAM boardmember and volunteer George Ziminsky with a trophy Bull Thistle (Cirsium vulgare) he bagged on Thursday morning at the Arcata Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary. Last year’s fire by the Log Pond created an opportunity for invasive plants to move in, and it has taken significant volunteer effort to

Help FOAM pay for the new Marsh amphitheater

Sue Leskiw Friends of the Arcata Marsh ARCATA MARSH – At its June meeting, the FOAM Board responded to a request from the City to provide funding for two projects at the Arcata Marsh. The first is an outdoor amphitheater planned near the Interpretive Center that would allow daytime and nighttime programs. The second is