Tag Archives: Uri Driscoll

Dune herbicide spraying prompts protest

Jack Durham Mad River Union LANPHERE DUNES – Despite concerns raised by the Northcoast Environmental Center and former supervisor candidate Uri Driscoll, the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service is planning another round of herbicide spraying to kill European beachgrass at the Lanphere Dunes north of Manila. As it did in March, the federal agency plans

Driscoll announces supervisorial bid

Uri Driscoll Campaign ARCATA – Longtime Arcata businessman and environmental advocate Uri Driscoll has announced his candidacy for Humboldt County Third District supervisor. Driscoll has lived in Humboldt County for 33 of his 55 years where he lives with his wife, dogs, horses and assortment of other critters. He has operated his professional farrier business

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