Helping Kelp

What’s happening to our kelp? Millions of people and thousands of other species depend on healthy kelp forests. But these forests are disappearing at an alarming rate. Kelp forests not only support marine biodiversity, they protect coastlines from storm surges, counteract ocean acidification, absorb atmospheric carbon, and play a key role in economically and culturally…

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Adapting for Sea Level Rise

The City of Eureka is expanding and enhancing the estuary of Elk River, restoring inter-tidal wetland habitats on up to 223 acres of former bay lands. Since 2016, Greenway has provided technical assistance and project management to implement this effort.

The project involves multi-stakeholder coordination, design and construction of stream and estuary restoration efforts, and development of new public recreation uses.

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Critical Infrastructure Assessment and Upgrades

Greenway has been working with the City of Eureka since 2013 on a variety of projects to evaluate, upgrade and enhance the City’s infrastructure in preparation for anticipated future demands and sea level rise impacts. We started with a project to develop an integrated biosolids management program that will eliminate the current practice of disposing the biodegradable waste…

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Concept Visioning for Regional Economic Development

When Humboldt State University (HSU) needed a comprehensive concept proposal for a National Marine Research and Innovation Park (NMRIP) designed, we jumped at the chance. The NMRIP is conceived as a research and technology facility that would be located in Samoa, California, at the site of the former Freshwater Tissue Pulp Mill (see the final concept…

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