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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] On a lovely Saturday morning on South G Street near the Arcata Marsh, our cleanup event was in full swing. Simultaneously, the Arcata Marsh was hosting their own workday focused on removing invasive species and restoration. Apart from tending to the Arcata Marsh, our efforts extended to cleaning the roadside along South G Street up...

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Another successful cleanup was completed along our Adopt-A-Highway route near the three bridges leading to Samoa. Various small pieces of litter, such as items tossed from car windows, blown from truck beds, or dropped by garbage trucks, were collected. It is essential to retrieve this debris to prevent it from reaching the bay and being...

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] A Successful 60 Minute Cleanup along the Hikshari Trail section of the Eureka Waterfront Trail! We were concerned about the possibility of rain during the cleanup, but fortunately, the weather held up! Despite a smaller turnout than usual due to the weather, the dedicated volunteers who did attend were not discouraged. Our focus was on clearing...

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] We express our gratitude to businesses like Eureka Natural Foods and our wonderful community members for backing our mission. This support will have a significant impact and will be reinvested back into our community to preserve cleanliness in our beaches, parks, forests, trails, and other delicate open areas. A big thank you to everyone who...

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] We collected various items from "Free" piles. Once again, kindly consider donating these items to thrift stores or disposing of them properly at the dump. Items left in "Free Piles" are vulnerable to weather conditions and often deteriorate, becoming unsightly. Homeless individuals may search through them, leading to us having to remove them from sensitive...

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Soroptimist International of Arcata has generously donated a $200 check to aid our cleanup initiatives. They honored Alexandria Morse with the Violet Richardson Award this year, and she chose PacOut Green Team as the recipient of this donation! We extend our gratitude to Soroptimist and Alexandria Morse for their contribution to our cause. This donation...