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Northern California Otters Art Project Raises $300,000 and Awareness

North Coast Otters Public Arts Initiative, which featured 108 life-sized sculptures of otters painted by local artists, raised more than $300,000 in grants, sponsorships, and generous donations. Final proceeds will support otter research and student internships at Humboldt State University. The initiative included a community “treasure hunt” to find sculptures that were displayed in Humboldt, […]

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Humboldt’s Flying Squirrel: New Species Discovered Along North America’s Pacific Coast

Aug. 21, 2017 – A new flying squirrel species has been discovered along North America’s Pacific coast.  A recent in-depth investigation of the animal’s DNA proves the furry critter is actually a distinct species, which has been named Humboldt’s flying squirrel, and a new study describes how scientists are up-ending flying squirrel taxonomy. “For over 200 […]