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Study would help leaders make informed choices

Study would help leaders make informed choices

The land around Humboldt Bay is slowly subsiding, while sea levels are rising, creating a double whammy that will eventually threaten properties, infrastructure, industry, housing and natural environs. In preparing for the inevitable trouble that lies ahead, planners are looking at how to brace dikes and levees and how to manage wetlands and tidelands to

Supervisors wary of supporting massive dune study

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – Criticism of invasive beach grass removal projects is affecting a dune ecology partnership’s effort to gain the Board of Supervisors’ support for a grant proposal. The debate over the effectiveness of removing invasive beach grass again emerged at the March 10 board meeting. Supervisors considered a letter of