Arcata in the News

Sat, Apr 19, 2014

Saturday's Janes Creek work day a success, thanks to 36 volunteers

AmeriCorps, Humboldt State University's Natural Resources Club and Chi Phi Fraternity, Girl Scout Troop 90006, California Department of Fish and Wildlife, the US Fish and Wildlife Service and Humboldt Fish Action Council were well represented on Saturday with 36 volunteers working hard at Janes Creek. Everyone pitched in to lay out and stake 300 feet of fabric and plant over 300 native plants and willow sprigs to shade out reed canary grass along the creek.Thank you to Doug Kelly for grilling burgers for everyone, to David Lam and Toni Longley for organizing the day and to the rain for holding off until most of the work was done.

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Saturday's Janes Creek work day a success, thanks to 36 volunteers
Fri, Apr 18, 2014

Come to a neighborhood meeting on Arcata's Bicycle Boulevard

Find out more about the proposed Arcata Bicycle Boulevards on 10th Street and I Street. The City's Public Works Department and Transportation Safety Committee invite everyone to a neighborhood meeting on Thursday, April 24 at 4:30 p.m. at Arcata City Hall's Council Chamber. Bicycle commuters, drivers, neighbors and neighboring businesses are encouraged to attend. Bring your questions and comments. See the ABB webpages or call the Public Works Department at (707) 822-5957 for more information.

More on the Arcata Bicycle Boulevard
Come to a neighborhood meeting on Arcata's Bicycle Boulevard, 4/24/14
Thu, Apr 17, 2014

Kids, come to a Humboldt Green Week Eco-Assembly on Monday, April 21

Bring your green-minded kindergartner through fifth grader to a free Humboldt Green Week kids event on Monday, April 21 at 10 a.m. at the Arcata Community Center. The Green Week Eco-Assembly features presentations by the Humboldt Beekeepers Association, Cutting Edge Tree Service, Nature Joe and the City's own Bayside Park Farmers. Snacks will be provided by Wildberries Marketplace and kids can take home stickers and redwood saplings to green their own corner of the earth. 

Kids, come to a Humboldt Green Week Eco-Assembly on Monday, April 21
Wed, Apr 16, 2014

Sign up today for 10 weeks of summer fun with Arcata Recreation

Register your 4- to 14-year-old in up to 10 weeks of summer fun. Choose between 11 different summer camps, or combine half-day camps tailored to fuel your child's particular passions. This year's camp line up includes Dance Camp, Marsh Explorers Science Camp, Skate Camp, Art Camp, Redwood Theater Camp, Adventure Camp and more. Sign up early as popular camps fill quickly. Register online, go to www.CityofArcata.org/Rec, or stop by the Recreation office at City Hall.

Read about Arcata Recreation's summer camps
sign up today for 10 weeks of summer fun with Arcata Recreation
Wed, Apr 16, 2014

Thank you to Saturday's Janes Creek volunteers!

Nineteen amazing volunteers from AmeriCorps, the Humboldt Fish Action Council, HSU's Natural Resources Club, the US Fish and Wildlife Service, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife and community members rolled out, trenched and staked 250 feet of geotextile fabric on a berm separating Janes Creek from the Galachi field near West End Road on Saturday. Roughly 250 willow sprigs were planted to improve the streamside ecosystem and prevent the return of invasive reed canary grass. Thank you for your hard work! Help finish the project next Saturday, April 19 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Call (707) 825-2163 for more information.

Thank you to the Saturday, April 12, 2014 Janes Creek volunteers!