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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] During the cleanup, we collected a significant amount of discarded items left out in the open. Just like in previous McKinleyville cleanups, we continue to face challenges with the abundance of unattended "FREE" piles around town, which constitutes illegal dumping. Instead of leaving items exposed to the elements, consider donating them to second-hand shops or...

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Samoa Beach Cleanup: A Successful and Grateful Event Overall, the cleanup was quite smooth. We managed to collect approximately 150 lbs of trash and completed our task before the rain began. A big thank you to all who joined us! Samoa Beach has been noticeably clean recently. Weight: 150 lbs (estimated weight) - Lots of little...

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Community comes together to cleanup the Marsh: 4,000+ pounds of garbage removed from Arcata Marsh in 60 minutes! This past Saturday marked one of the messiest cleanups we have ever organized. Following a 60-minute cleanup session, we were all in need of a good shower, having filled up a 20-yard dumpster! Approximately 4,000 pounds of wet,...

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Successful Cleanup Effort at Eureka Waterfront Trail with Record-Breaking Results! Our recent collaborative effort to remove wet garbage from the Eureka Waterfront Trail was a huge success! We are very grateful for the help of our amazing volunteers, including our usual cleanup collaborators (City of Eureka, Eco Eureka, STIL Humboldt) and the CCC who lent us...

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Cleaning up Samoa Beach: A Successful Effort Our team focused on the dunes and roadside for our latest cleanup, as the beach was inaccessible due to erosion and rough ocean conditions. Despite these challenges, we had an excellent turnout, including a new Arcata High School club and our regulars from Fortuna High School Creeks Project. We...

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Acknowledging the Dedication of Volunteers at the Rainy Saturday Cleanup Event Last Saturday's cleanup was one of the wettest we've had in years, but that didn't stop the dedicated volunteers who showed up to help. We would like to give a special shout out to the Arcata Elementary School - AES Booster Club non-profit organization for...

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] A Successful Cleanup Despite Adverse Weather Conditions Despite the rain hitting before and towards the end of our cleanup, we managed to fill up a truck bed's worth of trash. The area between the bridges was especially littered, and the heavy winds made it challenging to collect debris. Nonetheless, we were able to gather an impressive...

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Samoa Beach Cleanup: A Successful and Grateful Event We had a lovely morning at Samoa Beach, with plenty of interesting finds during our cleanup. As our largest beach, it's crucial to maintain a litter-free environment, and our dedicated volunteers made that possible. We extend our heartfelt appreciation to our volunteers, sponsors, and cleanup collaborators, and encourage...

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Community Effort Yields Incredible Results: 5,000 Pounds of Garbage Removed from Arcata Marsh in 60 Minutes Last weekend, our community came together to clean up the Arcata Marsh, and the results were truly impressive. In just one hour, we were able to remove over 5,000 pounds of garbage from the area, which translates to about 83.3...