Digging in the Dunes

Making a difference in the dunes by hand, plant-by-plant

Making a difference in the dunes by hand, plant-by-plant

Volunteers visited the Manila Dunes in Arcata Feb. 15 to tug invasive grasses from the sands in a monthly gathering facilitated by Friends of the Dunes. The volunteers of all ages from youthful college students to gray-haired, retired locals removed beach grass to allow native plants to repopulate the dunes.

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