August 5, 2019

We have news regarding the progress on the dog park! As of the writing of this update, the sampling of the Little Lakes property has been completed and analyzed, for all but one area that needs resampling. We have been told that we should receive the full report on all...

May 20, 2019

Just a quick update on the Arcata Dog Park! The budget meeting last week had favorable results, and we are excited to look toward the future. We are still waiting on the full results of the tests performed on the land to measure dioxin levels, but as of now, things are...

March 16, 2019

Hello, everyone! We’re excited to announce a new update regarding the Arcata Dog Park!

For those unaware, the Arcata Dog Park is a community project spearheaded by the Arcata Dog Park Working Group trying to bring a fenced leash-free small and large dog park in Arcata...

July 25, 2018

Hello!

"Woof, woof….so much fun this summer, playing at Hiller Park in McKinleyville, swimming at the beach, walking in the Community Forest, jumping into the river, and just laying around in the shade to cool off from the hot days!"  We hope everyone and their best fri...

April 21, 2018

Hello!

We think things are finally moving, with the Arcata Dog Park, although continuing at a snail's (or slug’s) pace. At our last meeting with the City Manager (we continue to meet monthly), Karen Diemer let us know that the EPA was involved with the site. Their first...

October 15, 2017

Hello!

Below is an email from the City of Arcata to attend stakeholder meetings for the use of the Little Lake Property, that coveted site where we hope to be able to create the Arcata Dog Park which we have been advocating for 4 years! You might be interested in attend...

July 7, 2017

Hi everyone!

Well, we have some movement from the city of Arcata on the Little Lakes Industries Property (LLP) by the Arcata marsh, a piece of land we’ve been advocating for more than three years! Some of you have been there with us, and we thank you for that support an...

June 13, 2017

Hi!

The big news is that the city was awarded an EPA grant of $300,000 for assessment.  That means that the slowdown while awaiting a finalized sampling plan is done.  Once the city council is informed, work can proceed to find out what is on the Little Lake property an...

May 17, 2017

Hi everyone!

We recently saw that we had messages sent via our website a while ago that we only just discovered.  We were not getting the notifications of the messages and feel terrible that we didn't respond.  Please know that we have fixed the problem and are very int...

April 26, 2017

Hi everyone!

The Dog Park Working Group continues to meet monthly with City Manager Karen Diemer. The hold-up has been the review by Freshwater Environmental Services on the level and type of toxicity at the Little Lake Property by the Arcata Marsh. It is now year 3 sin...

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