Please visit the following link to register for the event: https://blm.zoomgov.com/webinar/register/WN_lCrJ7ifLRpueEUy5IW4MBQ
Trees Foundation seeks to hire a Community Fire Resources Coordinator (Fire Resources Coordinator) to work directly with the Southern Humboldt Fire Safe Council in planning, funding, and implementing community wildfire preparedness goals. They are seeking a reliable, motivated, and experienced individual with excellent communication and organizational skills. The position will remain open until filled, but applicants are encouraged to apply ASAP. An hourly wage will be negotiated based on experience, with a minimum of 20 hours per week and potentially full-time hours.
Please visit the Trees Foundation website for applications and a job description.
The lovely people at Friends of the Lost Coast are hosting their annual film festival on Saturday, November 6th this year! It will be a virtual event this year so you can enjoy from anywhere you’d like. Viewing will open at 5:00 pm and will be available for 48 hours. On-line ticketing will be available on the Friends of the Lost Coast website soon! Previously the event was scheduled to be hosted on October 3rd. However, the viewing has been pushed up to November 6th. Mark your calendars!
There’s a new Purple Air air quality sensor at the community center. That makes a total of two of these air quality sensors in the Mattole Watershed. The other sensor is located down Lighthouse Road. Data collected from these sensors is sent back to the Purple Air website in real-time for all to see. We’d like to thank the folks at the North Coast Unified Air Quality Management District for donating the sensor and making this possible!
As of August 11th, due to dry conditions, no campstoves or fires of any kind are permitted anywhere in the King Range National Conservation Area, Lost Coast Trail, or developed campgrounds. See the attached photos below for details!
Check out the the July Center for Plant Conservation Newsletter! Both he MRC and 2 other organizations received a quick mention for recently becoming participating institutions. You can learn more about the CPC and partner institutions by visiting the Center for Plant Conservation’s website!
We are thrilled to announce our first in person event since COVID began, our Trivia BBQ fundraiser at the nursery, July 23rd! Show up and take part in a team trivia contest while listening to some music from some great Humboldt bands. There will be prizes for winning teams! For food or drink, you can purchase a ticket for $20 that comes with a gourmet burger, dessert, and a drink (local wine, beer, or mocktail). Tickets are available online here, the Petrolia General Store, or at the door.
Online ticket sales will end at 12:00 AM on the 23rd.