Thank you to Saturday's 54 Janes Creek and Arcata Marsh volunteers!
Janes Creek and the Arcata Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary benefitted from 54 volunteers' hard work on Saturday, February 1. They removed a total of 16 cubic yard of invasive ivy, vinca, teasel and other plants from the creek bank and marsh sites, improving both ecosystems. Thanks to Friends of the Arcata Marsh, AmeriCorps, California Conservation Corps of Fortuna, the Humboldt Fish Action Council and HSU's Natural Resources Club for their great work!
The next volunteer work day will be on Saturday, February 15 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. planting native shrubs and willow sprigs at the McDaniel Slough restoration site. Call (707) 825-2163 for more information.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 7, 2014
Plant trees at McDaniel Slough on Saturday, February 15
Help plant trees and restore the salt marsh at McDaniel Slough on Saturday, February 15, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. This volunteer work day is sponsored by the City of Arcata’s Environmental Services Department, AmeriCorps, the Humboldt Fish Action Council and Humboldt State University’s Natural Resources Club.
Volunteers will meet at 9 a.m. on the McDaniel Slough freshwater ponds access road. To get there, head west on Samoa Boulevard (Highway 255) past the Samoa and K Street intersection, cross over the railroad tracks and travel approximately ¼ mile. Turn left just beyond the Industrial Electric Services building. Look for the volunteer workday signs and drive into the field area.
Everyone’s welcome! Participants will be provided with tools, beverages and snacks. Please be sure to wear work clothes and closed-toe shoes or boots.
For more information, call (707) 825-2163 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.