When: Fri., Dec. 15, 7:30 p.m. 2017
Gordon Leppig will present about “Riparian Habitat: Why It's Important and How to Protect It.” Gordon is a senior environmental scientist supervisor with the California Department of Fish and Wildlife. His talk will review the many ecosystem values of streamside areas, one of California’s most threatened habitats. These biologically diverse areas support many endangered, threatened, and sensitive wildlife species. Gordon will celebrate the value and beauty of this vital habitat and highlight methods to best protect it. This free public lecture, starting at 7:30 p.m. at the Arcata Marsh Interpretive Center, is sponsored by Friends of the Arcata Marsh (FOAM). For more information or to guarantee a seat, call (707) 826-2359.