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05/05/2014 05:07:00 PM PDT As the redwood trees in the soon to be McKay Tract Community Forest continue to grow through the years, so will Humboldt County's economic strength, according to local foresters and government officials.
The council directed staff to move forward with drafting an ordinance that would ultimately ban plastic foam containers, such as Styrofoam, from food establishments on Wednesday. There's much about polystyrene that has negative sides to it,
The purpose of this ordinance is to protect the natural environment from non-biodegradable litter, reduce solid wastes and promote public health, a staff report said. They make up a majority of visible wastes littering public places and natural
Data from six Humboldt County water providers show that the average Humboldt County resident uses about 110 gallons of water per day, significantly less than the statewide average of 196 gallons, according to California Department of Water Services
which owns the McKay Tract -- has been working with the nonprofit Trust for Public Land to arrange the purchase, which could happen as soon as the end of this year, Deputy Director of Environmental Services Hank Seemann told the crowd.
Mark Andre, Arcata director of Environmental Services, said he and other city staff met with Pacific Gas and Electric Company on Monday to hear more specific details about the costs and time frame associated with the tax. He said PG&E told him the
Luke Ramseth/The Times-Standard The city of Arcata has broken ground on two major new sections of trails in the Arcata Community Forest, which will eventually be used by hikers, mountain bikers and equestrians. (The community forest) is not new for
Font Resize Grant Scott-Goforth/The Times-Standard The city of Arcata has received $630,000 worth of funding from the Wildlife Conservation Board to expand the Arcata Community Forest. The funding will allow the city to purchase a 22-acre parcel that
Arcata recycling left in lurch Grant Scott-Goforth/The Times-Standard Posted: 01/14/2012 02:20:05 AM PST With the Arcata Community Recycling Center's closure looming, the city of Arcata is working on a way to process its curbside recycling. Chairman
The Arcata Community Recycling Center, which currently handles all of the city's recycling at its Samoa Processing Plant, announced it would close Jan. 15, 2012. This leaves the city with less than two months to find a destination for recycling