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Why that Iris field on the Arcata Bottom suddenly turned orange

Why that Iris field on the Arcata Bottom suddenly turned orange

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA BOTTOM – Residents of the Arcata Bottom, and those who love its wide-open spaces, were recently surprised to see a huge field off Foster Avenue suddenly turn orange. Some thought it had been sprayed with an orange substance. The parcel, APN 506-141-019-000 at 3125 Foster Avenue, is owned

Dune herbicide spraying prompts protest

Jack Durham Mad River Union LANPHERE DUNES – Despite concerns raised by the Northcoast Environmental Center and former supervisor candidate Uri Driscoll, the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service is planning another round of herbicide spraying to kill European beachgrass at the Lanphere Dunes north of Manila. As it did in March, the federal agency plans

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