FMC member Danny Hagans noted that miles of road have been decommissioned in the Sunny Brae Forest. “It may look startling that things have been uprooted, but that’s the process of restoring hydrologic processes,” he said.
The 16th Annual Godwit Days Spring Migration Bird Festival kicks off with a Dawn Chorus at the Arcata Marsh at 6:30 a.m. Thursday, April 14 and ends at 3 p.m. on Wednesday the 20th with a “casual, wind-down birding trip.” In between are crammed nearly 100 field trips, boat tours and excursions, lectures, and workshops.
“The Arcata City Council needs to step up and take action with a more balanced approach to issues,” said Meserve. “We need to balance development with environmental protection, balance public safety with civil liberties, balance a vibrant downtown with vibrant neighborhoods, and balance supporting business with supporting people.”
Having gone from friendly to a nuisance to scary, the raccoon was on an ascending arc of aggression. It was dispatched using a light birdshot round APD officers carry for that situation.