Arcata in the News
Arcata Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary users, there will be resurfacing work on trails to the east and west of South I Street beginning on Monday, July 21, and lasting for about two weeks. Please access the Marsh trail system from the Marsh Interpretive Center parking lot at 569 South G Street and from the City Corporation Yard parking lot at 600 South G Street.More about the Marsh trail resurfacing work
The Humboldt Waste Management Authority sponsors a household hazardous waste collection event on Saturday, July 26 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Pierson Park on Central Avenue and Pickett Road in McKinleyville. Bring your wet paint, used oil, auto and garden products, pharmaceutical sharps (in biohazard containers), aerosols, batteries, household cleaners and fluorescent bulbs. Cost is $5 per vehicle. Additional fees apply to Fortuna City residents. Find out more at www.HWMA.net or call (707) 441-2005.
Twelve Friends of the Arcata Marsh joined Environmental Services Department staff members to remove a small mountain of invasive plants from around the Arcata Marsh Interpretive Center on Saturday. Thank you for your hard work! The next volunteer work day will be hosted by the Humboldt Trails Council's Volunteer Trail Stewards under the shady canopy of the Sunny Brae Tract of the Arcata Community Forest on Saturday, July 26 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Call (707) 834-7301 for more information.Read about the next volunteer work day
The City's Environmental Services Department opened the newest addition to the Arcata Community Forest Trail system on Friday. The South Fork Janes Creek Trail can be accessed by hikers, mountain bikers and equestrians from the Diamond Drive or California Avenue entrances to the Community Forest, or from Trail #5 and #10 in the Forest's trail system. See a map of the new trail and access points.More about the New South Fork Janes Creek Trail
Watch a video of Wendell Laagland, jack of all trades and the City of Arcata’s Foodworks Culinary Center Operator. Incorporating his diverse background of hospitality, property management and prior experience as a business owner, Wendell acts as a liaison between the City of Arcata and our communities’ small business owners. “If you have a dream and you want to be your own boss in the food sector,” he says, “come talk to us, we can help.”Our People...Our Community...Ourcata