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Arcata
Humboldt County, California

Arcata is a college town with a pronounced counter-cultural ethos. Humboldt State (California State University) is located here, and its faculty and students have had a huge impact on its culture, politics, and environment.

The Arcata sewage treatment facilities are world famous for energy efficiency, low maintenance, and environmental/recreational benefits.


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Arcata Plaza

Arcata Plaza

Arcata Plaza, heart of this free-spirited college town

Arcata, California

Date photographed: June 24, 2010
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Jacoby's Storehouse

Jacoby's Storehouse

Jacoby's Storehouse, oldest building in Arcata, once sheltered townsfolk from Indian attack

Arcata, California

Date photographed: June 24, 2010
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Arcata Sewage Marsh

Arcata Sewage Marsh

One of the ponds at Arcata's sewage treatment complex, a famous example of low energy and environmentally friendly sewage treatment

Arcata, California

Date photographed: June 24, 2010
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Levee Walk at Arcata

Levee Walk at Arcata

A popular trail along the levee between the sewage ponds and Arcata Bay

Arcata, California

Date photographed: June 24, 2010
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Arcata Bay Mudflats

Arcata Bay Mudflats

A long pier once ran across the mudflats here to deeper water

Arcata, California

Date photographed: June 24, 2010
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