History of Arcata's Wastewater Treatment
Historical Treatment Regional Plant Wetlands & Marshes References

Time Line of Events

The City of Arcata also has a detailed description of the development of the Arcata Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary.

Works Cited

City of Arcata. "Arcata Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary." City of Arcata

Eisenburg, Debra Ruth. (1990) A Self-Guiding Nature Trail Brochure for the Arcata Marsh and Interpretive Center. Arcata, Humboldt State University Press.

The EcoTipping Points Project (2008). Arcata’s Constructed Wetland: A Cost-Effective Alternative for Wastewater Treatment. Retrieved May 3, 2008 from: http://www.ecotippingpoints.org/ETP-Stories/indepth/usaarcata.html

Hull, David M., John Williams and Steve Wilbur. (1984) The Arcata Marsh Primer II. Arcata; s.n.

Sptiler, Joanne R. (1985) Avian Use of Newly Created Wetlands. Arcata, Humboldt State University Press.

"Marsh Enhancement Plan and Final Environmental Impact Report." California Costal Conservancy City of Arcata. Phase II. Eureka, CA: TERRASCAN, July 18, 1979.

Van Kirk, Susie. (1991) Historic Uses of the Arcata Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary. Arcata, Van Kirk.

All photos by Dustin Poppendieck, with exception to photo of the Arcata Wharf circa 1855, provided by Arcata Travel

Figure 6: View of Klopp Lake looking south. Dustin Poppendieck