Projects and Research

The Arcata Fish and Wildlife Office supports numerous research efforts with a range of partners in order to learn more about listed species and their habitats and inform conservation strategies.

The coastal marten (also known as Humboldt marten) is a rare, medium-sized carnivore that is endemic to northwestern California and western Oregon. A subspecies of the Pacific marten, they are a member of the Family Mustelidae, which also includes the weasels, wolverine, fisher, badgers, skunks, and otters, among others. In 2018, it was proposed for listing as threatened under the Federal...