Tag Archives: McDaniel Slough

The Bar-tailed Godwit, Arcata Marsh Bird of the Year

The Bar-tailed Godwit, Arcata Marsh Bird of the Year

Sue Leskiw Special to the Union ARCATA – “It was the most exciting and most frustrating experience I’ve had birding,” Max Brodie told attendees of the Friends of Arcata Marsh (FOAM) annual meeting on Sept. 24. As a relatively new birder who wasn’t able to get a photo of the rarity he spotted on July

Trees Planted, Trash Removed At McDaniel Slough

McDANIEL SLOUGH – Thirty volunteers representing the Americorp, Humboldt Fish Action Council, Six Rivers Nat’l Forest, Friends of the Arcata Marsh, CCC Fortuna Center and HSU Natural Resources club at the Saturday, Feb. 15 volunteer workday at the Mcdaniel Slough restoration site.  Volunteers planted 1500 willow sprigs on the north side of the freshwater ponds,

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