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Posted on: February 15, 2017

City to Plant Over 100 Trees and Shrubs Around Arcata

Parks Crew Plants Red Bowhall Maple

City to Plant Over 100 Trees around Arcata During February and March

The City of Arcata’s Parks Crew will plant 115 urban street trees and shrubs throughout Arcata in City parks and various roadside locations during the months of February and Mar...

More About the Urban Forestry Project

Posted on: February 8, 2017

Overflowing Stormdrains, Traffic Hazards, or Broken Water/Sewer Lines?

Broken Water Line

Between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. on weekdays, call 707-822-5957 to report any broken water or sewer lines on public property, street hazards such as fallen trees and overflowing or plugged stormdrains. After hours, call Arcata Police Department at 822-2424.

Posted on: February 3, 2017

Arcata Marsh Interpretive Center Makes as Much Energy As It Uses

Zero Net Energy Building Arcata Marsh Interpretive Center

The Arcata Marsh Interpretive Center on South G Street achieved zero net energy building status last month with the installation of its 22nd solar photovoltaic panel.

The City’s excessive electricity use tax (EEUT) helped to fund an analysis of the buildin...

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Additional Info on Arcata's Energy Program

Posted on: February 16, 2017

City Offices Closed in Observance of Presidents Day

the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, DC

Although City offices are closed, emergency services are always available by calling the Arcata Police Department:

For Emergencies Call 9-1-1

To Request an Officer Response (Non-Emergencies)


Graffiti Abatement Tip Message Line

707-825-2587, ext. 1...

Emergency Services Will Be Available

Posted on: February 10, 2017

Give Feedback on Arcata's Draft Zero Waste Action Plan

Zero Waste to Landfill


The City of Arcata has completed a draft Zero Waste Action Plan and is seeking comments from Arcata citizens and businesses on the draft Plan. The 10-year Plan identifies various w...

Read More About the Draft Zero Waste Action Plan

See the Draft Zero Waste Action Plan