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Salt River Fall Celebration 2018

The public is invited to tour sections of the newly restored Salt River watershed on Saturday, November 3 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Veteran’s Memorial Hall, 1100 Main St., Ferndale. This will be a chance to see … Continue reading

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Salt River Celebration 2017!

The public was invited to tour sections of the newly restored Salt River watershed on Saturday, November 4 at the Veteran’s Memorial Hall in Ferndale.  This event was a chance to see the restoration project’s work firsthand, learn about its … Continue reading

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Work begins on Fernbridge

This story appeared today in the Times-Standard online edition by Hunter Cresswell. http://www.times-standard.com/general-news/20170314/work-begins-on-fernbridge Work crews began dumping rocks at the southern abutment of Fernbridge on the Ferndale side Monday to mitigate erosion and scouring caused by heavy rains this winter. … Continue reading

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Plant Native Trees Along the Salt River!

Join the Watershed Stewards Program and the Humboldt County Resource Conservation District for a fun day of planting native trees and removing invasive plants! WHEN: Saturday, March 25th from 10am to 2pm WHERE:  Meet at 1250 5 St, Ferndale, CA, 95536 … Continue reading

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A Very Successful Salt River Restoration Work Day!

On Saturday, January 30, 2016 about 60 volunteers from across the Eel River Valley came together to plant native vegetation and remove invasive plants along the Salt River.  The event was sponsored by the Watershed Stewards Program and the Humboldt … Continue reading

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Winter Storm Watch: January 17, 2016

Yesterday, Barb and I drove out to several locations within the Salt River watershed.  It appeared that Francis Creek was moving quickly, but staying within its banks from Firemen’s Park all the way through town to Van Ness.  When we … Continue reading

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Salt River Restoration Day: Saturday, January 30

The Watershed Stewards Program (WSP) is partnering with the Humboldt County Resource Conservation District (HCRCD) to host a volunteer tree planting and invasive plant removal event. The event will take place Saturday January 30th from 9:30 am to 2pm and … Continue reading

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Keep the Salt River Alive!

  The Salt River Watershed Council was very pleased with the community turnout at our “Keep the Salt River Alive!” event on Saturday, October 24.   If you were there, then “thank you” for attending!   If you couldn’t make … Continue reading

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How to Build a Bridge in One Day!

The initial construction phase of the new Port Kenyon bridge has been completed and Francis Creek is flowing under Port Kenyon Road once again!   On Tuesday, October 27, the new bridge arrived in pieces on multiple flatbed trailers.  By … Continue reading

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The 2015 Salt River Ecosystem Restoration Project is in Full Swing!

Phase 2 of the Salt River Ecosystem Restoration Project has begun its 2015 construction season.  Sediment removal has begun just east of the Dillon Road bridge where the construction concluded last November.   Sediment is also being removed from the … Continue reading

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