Arcata Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary Cleanup Day

Birders in a marsh looking through glass

Arcata Natural Resource Science Campers learn about birding at the Arcata Marsh a few years ago. Help clean up this premier wetland recreation area, a major stop on the Pacific Flyway, this Saturday, February 4, at 9 a.m. [Photo from City of Arcata.]

Press release:

Join the First Arcata Marsh Clean Up Day of 2017 on Saturday, February 4 17
The City of Arcata’s Environmental Services Department and the Friends of the Arcata Marsh invite you to join them for the first Arcata Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary cleanup day of the year on Saturday, February 4, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Volunteers will meet at 9 a.m. at the South G Street parking lot of the Arcata Marsh Interpretive Center.
Participants will remove invasive plants such as fennel and stubborn pampas grass as well as trash, improving conditions for native plants and animals. Be sure to wear a long sleeve shirt, work pants and boots and bring rain gear and water. Gloves, tools, snacks and beverages will be provided. For more information please call (707) 825-2163 or email eservices@cityofarcata.org.

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Photo: Arcata Natural Resource Science Campers learn about birding at the Arcata Marsh a few years ago. Help clean up this premier wetland recreation area, a major stop on the Pacific Flyway, this Saturday, February 4, at 9 a.m. For more information, call (707) 825-2163. (Photo credit: City of Arcata.)

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