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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The Hoopa Valley Tribe supported the re-establishment of a 15,000 sq.ft. grocery store on the tribal reservation adjacent to the northeastern edge of Humboldt County in Northern California. The site planned for renovation is a building which operated as a private regional chain grocery store for 40 years before closing in 2016. Although the store…

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Redwood Acres has a vision to maintain its role as a community institution that supports agricultural and economic development – it is achieving that vision by becoming a self-sustaining operation that fills valuable needs in the community.

Greenway has supported these efforts by providing planning, research and analysis, conceptual design, cost estimating, and related assistance.

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Photo Courtesy of Ryan Filgas The City of Eureka works diligently to enhance the economic vitality of its local industries that depend on our coastal access. In particular, the City is interested in supporting the fishing industry’s need for cold storage and ice production. The commercial fishing fleet that calls the North Coast home has…

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Greenway Partners led the design, coordinated the financing, and managed the implementation of Humboldt County’s largest solar array. It is designed to generate 126kW: enough electricity annually to offset the energy demand of all building operations and tenant activities including a FedEx processing center and several large and small offices.

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In 2010, the Arcata Volunteer Fire Department (AVFD) received a grant from the Orvamae Emmerson Fund to use for fire station upgrades. Four years later, AVFD, in partnership with the Arcata Fire District (AFD), is preparing to modernize and renovate their facilities. AVFD made the decision to continue its working relationship with Greenway following a facilities assessment project with…

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In response to construction on Highway 299, the Humboldt Trails Council was able to partner with the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to solicit funds from the state’s Environmental Enhancement and Mitigation Program to develop backcountry trails in the Lacks Creek Management Unit. Humboldt Trails Council was awarded the grant from the California Natural Resources…

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Greenway was hired by the Humboldt Trails Council to produce the first-ever Jammie Jog event as a way to engage the public on proposed development of the Bay Trail, a multi-use corridor that would span northern Arcata to southern Eureka. The outreach effort, which includes events like the Jammie Jog, is a collaboration between Humboldt…

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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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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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