Thank you to Saturday's volunteer trail builders

January 25, 2014 South Fork Janes Creek Loop Trail volunteers build trail

01.25.14 Trail Building work day

The City sends out a big thank you to all 35 people who worked hard on the South Fork Janes Creek Loop Trail on Saturday. The volunteers cleared 3,000 feet of brush along the trail corridor and constructed a major wood crib retaining wall in preparation for trail head construction on Saturday, February 22. The next volunteer work day will be at the Arcata Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary on Saturday, February 1 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Everyone's welcome to meet at the first parking lot on the left as you drive down South I Street from Samoa Boulevard. Volunteers will remove invasive species and trash from this Arcata open space gem.


January 24, 2014

Help Beautify the World Renowned Arcata Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary on Saturday, February 1


The City of Arcata’s Environmental Services Department and the Friends of Arcata Marsh invite you to help restore the Arcata Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary’s wetland ecosystem on Saturday, February 1, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Volunteers will remove non-native plants and trash from one of our City’s premier open spaces.

Volunteers meet at 9 a.m. at the first parking lot on the left heading down South I Street from Samoa Boulevard. Gloves, tools, food and beverages will be provided. Be sure to wear work clothes and closed toe shoes or boots.

For more information, call (707) 825-2163 or email