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Eco-fun for everyone this week!

CITIZEN SCIENCE The HSU Natural History Museum, 1242 G St., Arcata, hosts a lecture Thursday, Feb. 23 at 7 p.m. about a citizen science project monitoring for the chytrid fungus in local amphibian populations. Retired wildlife professor Richard Botzler will share some of the outcomes of this three-year project working with local school kids and

Elegant dinners to benefit kids

Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – Humboldters having recovered from the gastronomic excesses of the holiday season are invited to further indulge their palates with a pair of elegant dinners, all to benefit children. Elegant French Dinner Northcoast Preparatory and Performing Arts Academy holds its 15th annual Elegant French Dinner Saturday, Feb. 25, at the Sequoia

Eco-happenings here and there

BIRD THE MARSH Redwood Region Audubon Society sponsors a free public field trip at the Arcata Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary Saturday, Feb. 18. Bring your binoculars and have a great morning birding! Meet leader Ken Burton in the parking lot at the end of South I Street (Klopp Lake) in Arcata at 8:30 a.m., rain or

Trinidad Tidings: Looking forward, looking back

Steve Berman, master of classical guitar and Renaissance lute, and a lifelong enthusiast for folk songs from around the world, travels from Oregon with his collection of unusual instruments including oud, hurdy-gurdy, balalaika, charango, pipa, saz and guitar to perform Sunday, Feb.19 at 3 p.m. at Holy Trinity Church at  Hector and Parker streets. The

Denise Jones, a kaleidoscopic visionary

Janine Volkmar Mad River Union EUREKA – If Leonardo da Vinci were a woman, her name would be Denise Jones. OK, I know my feminist history – Hypatia, the Greek mathematician, astronomer and philosopher; Eliza Wilbur’s patents for telescopes and, of course, Ada, Countess of Lovelace, widely credited with being the first computer programmer. Not to

Good news from Dogtown

February is already promising to be a much happier month for me and the dogs than January. So many positive things to report! The first three days of February saw the adoptions of seven shelter dogs. The two Redwood Pals dogs featured last week, Oden and Juno, have moved out of the shelter and into