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Wildlife Matters looks at the Humboldt Marten

Posted in Community Radio, Ecology, Humboldt County, Media with tags , , on October 24, 2016 by Amy Gustin

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This Thursday, October 27, Wildlife Matters looks at the Humboldt Marten.  Once feared extinct, they were recently rediscovered in Six Rivers National Forest and Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park.  They used to be numerous throughout the “fog belt” of coastal old growth Redwoods, Doug-fir and Sitka forests, from Sonoma to the Oregon border. Now they number less than a hundred.  To find out more about these small carnivores of the Mustelid family, tune in to http://www.kmud.org this Thursday, October 27.