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Saturday

Creek workday

Arcata: The city of Arcata Environmental Services Department, the Humboldt Fish Action Council and the U.S Department of Fish and Wildlife are seeking volunteers to assist with restoring Fickle Hill Creek on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Participants will have the opportunity to learn more about local ecology, meet local agency partners and take an active role in the city’s ongoing efforts to improve and restore local creeks, ecosystems and watersheds. Work will include habitat enhancement at Fickle Hill Creek. This workday will take place rain or shine, and all ages are welcome to attend. Those who wish to volunteer are asked to meet at 9 a.m. at 255 Samoa Blvd. Participants are encouraged to bring water, gloves and to wear protective footwear and clothing. Extra gloves and tools will be provided, and lunch will be served to at the end of the workday. For more information, call 707-822-8184 or email eservices@cityofarcata.org.

Sunday

Wood turners

Arcata: The Redwood Coast Woodturners will meet Sunday at 1 p.m. at Almquist Lumber, 5301 Boyd Road. Two members will demonstrate how to make several different kinds of holiday ornaments. All are welcome. There will be the usual show and tell and a wood auction. Yearly membership is $25 per member or $35 per family. For more information, contact Peter Johnson at 707-633-8147 or pajhum42@humboldt.edu.

Wednesday

On the climate

Arcata: As part of the Against the Wind Festival, a talk on “Climate Disruption and Local Solutions” will be presented Wednesday, Nov. 13, at 7 p.m. at the Arcata Playhouse, 1251 Ninth St. Moderator Peter Alstone of the HSU Schatz Energy Center and a panel will discuss the current state of knowledge and a range of technology pathways, including nuclear power, with an emphasis on local efforts. Tickets are $15 general and $8 for students. For more information and to purchase tickets, go to https://againstthewindfestival.org.

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