Chapter of the
California Native Plant Society|
Illegal OHV Damage in Tolowa Dunes State Park / Lake Earl Wildlife Area
State seems unable or unwilling to respond.
The OHV enthusiasts want a legal riding area, but these photos (Oct. '05) suggest that the state
should concentrate on enforcing the current regulations.
For more info, write Tolowa Dunes Stewards. P.O. Box 1148, Crescent City, CA 95531
or phone 707-465-6541
||Kellogg Road beach access
[how to help]
- Update on Crescent City Marsh issues, from winter '06 issue of Darlingtonia
- Landscaping company "temporarily" fills 2 1/2 acres of Crescent City Marsh, then applies for permit
to legalize fill on 1 acre. (Jan. 2006).
- CNPS / Center for Biological Diversity letter to the Army Corps of Engineers re: application
for wetland fill permit
[pdf 136 KB]
- Darlingtonia [article/overview]
- Proposed casino/resort/golf course threatens Crescent City Marsh and
- Appx. July 2004
- Darlingtonia [article/overview]
- CNPS letter to the Army Corps of Engineers re: application for wetland fill
[pdf 149 KB]
- EPA response to Army Corps of Engineers re: application for wetland fill permit,
recommends denial of permit, briefly citing the CNPS
OCR of scanned document,
[pdf 320 KB]
- Save the Crescent City Marsh flier
[pdf 249 KB]
- Appx. late September 2004
- (The Elk Valley Rancheria announced that when the Draft
EIS is released (any week now), the preferred alternative will be the NO
Golf Course alternative. This is a tentative victory, especially if it
means that no wetland will be filled, but it remains to be seen what will
be proposed in the Draft EIS.)
- November 2005
- Governor Announces Support for Wilderness Bill (HR 233/S 128)
[show your support]
- Pacific Lumber in the news, January 2005 - Pacific Lumber tries to
get looser environmental regulation by threatening bankruptcy. Seeming audacity
of their claims gets special attention from the LA Times.
- Recently elected Humboldt Count District Attorney Gallegos files $250 million lawsuit
against Pacific Lumber Company alleging fraud in Headwaters Forest deal.
Isolated Wetlands] North Coast Chapter writes to EPA, objecting to proposed
rules that will exclude "isolated wetlands" from protection under the Clean Water Act.
- Effects of Pesticides on Endangered Species and their Habitat
- The EPA "County Bulletin" proposal - The EPA has proposed implementing
their interim "County Bulletin" system as a permanent program to protect
endangered species from pesticides. But while California has 116
animals and 180 plants federally listed, according to the U.S. Fish & Wildlife
Service, the County Bulletin system lists only 61 animals and 4 plants.
[EPA proposal] and CNPS response.
[pdf 152 KB]
- Californians For Alternatives to Toxics settles
lawsuit] with the EPA.
[CNPS support] for the settlement,
California Wild Heritage Act of 2002 (S.2535)], also petition to encourage
Senator Feinstein's support. [
pdf 230 KB](August 2002)
- Road Closures to Protect Port Orford Cedar from Root Disease
- McDaniel Slough proposed restoration in Arcata
"McDaniel Slough, Round 2"], by Daniel Mintz, Arcata Eye 12-04-01 -
report of recent public scoping hearing
Maps of alternative plans for McDaniel Slough], City of Arcata
Grass Wars], "Good Intentions Gone Awry - Why Would Anyone Bring
an Alien Cordgrass into S.F. Bay?," by Phyllis Faber in Coast & Ocean,
Spring 2000. In fact, two alien species:
the east coast S. alterniflora (the bane of Willapa Bay, WA),
and S. densiflora,
native to S.A., but obtained from Humboldt Bay and assumed to be native!
- McDaniel Slough, ("Round 1"?)
Should it be salt or fresh water marsh? After reading some of the public
comments made in opposition to salt marsh options, we thought that we ought
to provide our visitors with some reference material about the nature and
value of our local salt marshes.
California PEER] Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility.
Sad but true: sometimes public employees are directed to circumvent environmental
laws and regulations.
Statewide CNPS "Action Alerts!"]
- [California Indian Basketweavers Association].
Managers of industrial timberlands may think that using herbicides makes good
economic sense, but their neighbors might have a different take.
- [U.S. Forest Service Roadless Areas Initiative]
- [NICORE and mining]
- "Timber Harvest Plans" don't necessarily address potential impacts
to botanical resources.
- [Timber Watch] - a system worth noting
that monitors THP's in Mendocino and Sonoma Counties.
Current THP's] - direct from CDF.
Do you have a native plant issue that you would
like to share? We welcome your [input].
The information below has not been updated.
For the current status, contact the [chapter],
or inquire with the pertinent[
organizations and agencies], or perform a web search.
California Native Plant Society - North Coast Chapter
P.O. Box 1067 Arcata, CA 95518-1067
04/29/14 17:37 EDT