Bay to Zoo Community Meeting

You are invited to attend a community meeting informing the public about the current status of the proposed Bay to Zoo Trail.

This trail would connect the Waterfront Trail at Tydd Street to the North to Sequoia Park in the South. The trail is currently in the planning phase and the City would like to invite you to learn more about the project.

To be a part of the community meeting, please join this Zoom link on January 21st at 6 p.m.


Contact: Ruth Mock

EUREKA, CA – The Zoo’s Conservation Advisory Committee has opened the new cycle of conservation grants for 2021. The committee welcomes proposals for projects that have a clear and direct conservation impact on wildlife and/or habitat conservation and that are in line with the Zoo’s mission and conservation priorities. Special consideration is given to projects supporting local wildlife or habitats, although national and international projects are considered as well. Successful applicants are those whose projects can be completed within one year. The maximum award is $1,500. The deadline for applications is Friday, January 29, 2021, at 5:00 PM. For more details and to download an application, please visit Sequoia Park Zoo’s website at


Christmas Tree Recycling Locations

Did you know that you can recycle your Christmas tree? 

There are free drop-off locations from McKinleyville to Rio Dell. Find the location closest to you for dates when trees are accepted. 

Interested in curbside pick-up?  Availability is limited so contact your curbside provider to see if this is an option and if there are any fees for this service.  Make sure to remove all decorations (ornaments, lights, hooks, garland, tinsel).  Sorry, flocked trees may not be recycled.ive Your Tree a New Life

Drop-Off Locations (Free Drop-Off & Recycling)

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Easy Hazardous Waste Disposal Guide

For Residents:

  • No Charge Disposal
  • No Appointment Necessary

For Businesses:

  • Call 707.441.2005 to schedule an appointment

What to bring and not to bring:

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No Treated Wood Waste Beginning January 1, 2021

Notice To Solid Waste Customers: No Treated Wood Waste Beginning January 1, 2021

Effective January 1, 2021, in response to expiring legislation, the California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) will no longer allow the landfill disposal of treated wood waste (TWW). This means that transfer stations and rural container drop-off sites may no longer accept TWW for disposal.

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Cooper Gulch Input Survey

This is your last chance to share your thoughts.

The City of Eureka is applying for funding to make improvements to Cooper Gulch Park and would like hear your thoughts on improvements of this community space. Your opinions about park improvements are crucial to the park proposal that will be submitted for grant funding.

Please take a few minutes to take our Cooper Gulch Park Improvement Survey to share your thoughts. We want to be sure that everyone is invited to voice their opinion in this FINAL public outreach opportunity.

Can’t take the survey online?

Call the Humboldt County Library at 707-269-1915 (11AM-4PM Tues-Sat) and request a paper survey for curbside pickup.

Stay up to date on this grant opportunity at

Special thanks to our Community Partners:

  • Cooper Gulch Common Grounds
  • Empower Eureka
  • Eureka High School
  • Humboldt Trails Council Humboldt County Library – Eureka Main Branch, Humboldt County Office of Education,
  • Tri-County Independent Living – Eureka
  • Redwood Community Action Agency RCAA
  • Humboldt Trails Council Volunteer Trail Stewards

2021 Business Training and Zero Waste Certification Webinars

These webinars are designed for Humboldt businesses, schools,
and contractors joining the ZWH consulting team.

Benefits to participants

  • Cost savings from waste reduction
  • Zero Waste Humboldt (ZWH) public acknowledgment and promotion of successful Zero Waste businesses
  • Checklist, worksheets, templates, and follow-up technical assistance to adopt ZW methods
  • “Bragging Rights” by calculating reduced greenhouse gas emissions from waste reduction

Dates, Times, Details:

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Donate to Coats for the Cold

Coats for cold drop off boxCoats for the Cold is a local drive to collect warm coats and jackets for our community.

Last year’s coat drive was our largest yet! We collected over 500 now coals and over 4,000 gently used coats that were laundered by Mission Linen and given to local children and adults in need. The number of donations shows what a caring community we share.

With temperatures dropping, the need for coats is as great as ever. This year we respectfully ask you to continue your support for Coats for the Cold in any way possible. Your effort truly makes a difference for our community.

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