Friday Jul 11
Caltrans Agrees to Reevaluate Impacts of Del Norte Highway Project on Endangered Salmon
CRESCENT CITY, Calif.- In response to a lawsuit by conservation groups, Caltrans has agreed to reassess impacts of a controversial highway-widening project in Del Norte County on protected salmon and their habitat along the wild and scenic Smith River.
Council to look at mining proposal today
The Crescent City Council at its Monday meeting will take public input and vote to weigh in on an exploratory drilling project planned for the North Fork Smith River watershed, the first time a local public board has done so.
Man drowns in Smith River
An adult male drowned Tuesday afternoon in the Smith River near Ruby Van Deventer County Park on North Bank Road, according to the Del Norte County Sheriff's Office.
Board objects to forest road plan
For nearly nine years, Six Rivers National Forest has been working to take stock of all roads on the Smith River National Recreation Area/Gasquet Ranger District, decide the fate of each of those routes, and then implement those decisions, meaning ripping out some old roads and adopting others into the transportation system.
Sacramento Bee Newspaper
Redwood poaching spreads to national forests
The growths, known as burls, appear at the base of redwood trees, where they send out sprouts.