Tag Archives: Friends of the Dunes

Friends of the Dunes responds to Coronavirus crisis

Friends of the Dunes responds to Coronavirus crisis

Friends of the Dunes In response to the State of California and CDC guidelines that protect against the spread of Covid-19, we have cancelled or postponed all events until the end of May, including a postponement of the Get Outside Gear Sale previously scheduled for April 11. We are no longer accepting donations for the

Planner: No harm in dunes work

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union MANILA – The county’s Planning Director has responded to complaints about the Friends of the Dunes (FOD) invasive grass removal and restoration work in Manila, saying that loss of foredune and wetland impacts are not occurring on the group’s property.  Planning Director John Ford updated the group’s permitting status at

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

Annual Business Leadership Awards dinner set for Feb. 24 at Arcata Community Center

Joellen Clark-Peterson Arcata Chamber of Commerce ARCATA – Arcata’s personality is defined by its number of colorful, local businesses. From grocery stores to the movies, restaurants and manufacturers, Arcata businesses are dedicated to the community and making sure it thrives. It’s not easy being geographically isolated, and now that we’re feeling the stress of our

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

Humboldt State plover research a multi-prolonged effort

Paul Mann Mad River Union ARCATA — Veteran Humboldt State University Wildlife Professor Mark Colwell and his graduate students partner with multiple agencies in monitoring nesting snowy plovers along the Northern California Coastline. Anchored by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) in concert with the Ecological Services Program of the Arcata Fish and Wildlife

Uri Driscoll: Climate Ready dune project is failing

In June 2015, a local nonprofit, Friends of the Dunes, was awarded a $249,000 grant by the Coastal Conservancy to study the changes taking place on our coastal dunes from Moonstone Beach to Centerville. The project is meant to measure areas of different vegetation types and sediment deposits. This may help us to better understand