Humboldt Steelhead Days Restoration Field Tour: WOOD CREEK, Freshwater Farms Reserve
Join Northcoast Regional Land Trust and Mad River Alliance on a tour through the Wood Creek restoration project on Saturday, January 27th from 1:00 pm-3:30 pm. Humboldt Steelhead Days participants will learn about coho salmon life history, the significance of estuarine habitat, large wood structures, fish monitoring technology, contextual historical regional land uses and project successes and challenges. Tour attendees will also have the opportunity to actively participate in the restoration project through a vegetation based stewardship activity. Please email Projects and Stewardship Director, Kerry McNamee for more specific information. firstname.lastname@example.org
* Expect wet and muddy conditions, wear rubber boots (waders if possible) and bring gloves. **Donations ($20 suggested, sliding-scale accepted; payable at event) will benefit Humboldt Steelhead Days and Mad River Alliance.”
Visit the NCRLT website for more info.
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Wood Creek Phase II tidal channels created in summer 2016 off of mainstem Wood Creek (visible at the far right)
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Wood Creek Phase I construction design, completed in 2010.
Below: the NCRLT board making it happen.
Directions to Freshwater Farms Reserve
Project Site Location:
Freshwater Farms Reserve
5851 Myrtle Ave, Eureka CA 95503
Heading North: Take Highway 101 North and make a right at the Indianola Cutoff, at traffic circle take the 1st exit onto Myrtle Avenue. Continue south for 2 miles. Freshwater Farms Reserve is on the right, parking lot (and meeting spot) approximately 500 feet past barn on the right.
Heading South: Take Highway 101 South and make a left at the Indianola cutoff, at traffic circle take the 1st exit onto Myrtle Avenue. Continue south for 2 miles. Freshwater Farms Reserve is on the right, parking lot (and meeting spot) approximately 500 feet past barn on the right.