Tag Archives: Janes Creek

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

Ridge Trail coming alive with opening of South Fork Janes Creek Trail

City of Arcata Press Release ARCATA –  The South Fork Janes Creek Trail, a new, two mile loop trail, opens for public use on Friday, July 11. The multi-use trail overlaps a three-quarter mile section of the Arcata Ridge Trail. A one-half mile segment of the loop will be closed to horse use temporarily until

Koi Ponds Carved Out Of Creek Zone

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – A dilapidated magical fairyland is under investigation by Arcata Police and the state Dept. of Fish & Wildlife. The problem isn’t the ramshackle enchantment, but streambed alteration and possible introduction of non-native species into Janes Creek. Located on land owned by Trinity Baptist Church behind 1443 Stromberg

When The Natural Environment Was An ‘Eyesore’

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union Note: Two weeks ago, the City opened McDaniel Slough to the bay for the first time in 120 years. The previously landlocked wetlands will now complete its transformation from cow pasture to tidal estuary, and will again serve as habitat for birds, fish and nature-loving humans.  The environmental turnaround