Why is sea level rising twice as fast here as it is along the rest of the Pacific coast? Which areas around Humboldt Bay are most likely to be under water in the future? How will sea level rise affect the agricultural lands on former bay tidelands? How will Caltrans keep Highway 101 above water? What will happen in low-lying areas of Arcata and Eureka?
The Humboldt Bay Sea Level Rise Adaptation Planning Project will provide an update for the public at the Humboldt Bay Aquatic Center, 921 Waterfront Drive, Eureka.
Click HERE for Humboldt County's press release.
For maps of present and future flood risk and other info, visit the Humboldt Bay Sea Level Rise Adaptation Planning Project.
The Humboldt Bay Sea Level Rise Adaptation Planning Project is a project of the Humboldt Bay Harbor, Recreation, and Conservation District, County of Humboldt, Coastal Ecosystems Institute of Northern California, and the State Coastal Conservancy.