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County OKs McK CSD’s restoration and trail project

County OKs McK CSD’s restoration and trail project

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – ​The county’s Planning Commission has approved permitting for an “ambitious project” restoring salmonid habitat and creating new river access in a wetland area owned and managed by the McKinleyville Community Services District (MCSD). ​Approved without discussion as part of the commission’s November 19 consent agenda, the project will

County reels back Manila trail permit, will further review environmental impacts

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union ​MANILA –A month after gaining approval for a trail in Manila, the county is starting the process over and will re-apply for a permit that will include a California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) review. ​The county’s Planning Commission had approved a coastal development permit for a new 0.6 mile multi-use

Humboldt Bay Trail funding appears assured

County of Humboldt  HUMBOLDT – The project to complete the four-mile gap in the Humboldt Bay Trail between Eureka and Arcata is on the list of projects recommended for funding through the state’s 2019 Active Transportation Program. The Active Transportation Program is a competitive grant program that funds bicycle and pedestrian improvements throughout California. The

Mercer-Fraser loses Humboldt Bay Trail lawsuit

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – Mercer-Fraser Company’s lawsuit against the City of Arcata has failed, with the city prevailing on the merits. Mercer-Fraser, which lost out on the bid for the nearly $5 million Humboldt Bay Trail North project, claimed that the city had bungled the  bidding process on the project. It

Steady progress on Humboldt Bay Trail

Andrew George Butler Mad River Union ARCATA – A large portion of Arcata’s part of the Humboldt Bay Trail project may be finished by the end of October. The pedestrian path stretching from…. (You need to be a subscriber to read this article. Please click below to sign up today. If you are already a

McKinleyville to get new trails at Chah-GAH-Cho

McKinleyville Land Trust McKINLEYVILLE – The McKinleyville Land Trust (MLT) has been awarded a grant of $143,000 to develop its Chah-GAH-Cho property for greater public access and enjoyment, including a long-awaited trail improvement program. “We are thrilled to get this funding,” said MLT Board President Tom Lisle. “The hard work and support of a lot

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