Arcata Redwoods

Case Studies, Forest Stories

Started in 1955, the Arcata Community Forest (ACF) has developed into a project that is recognized both nationally and internationally for its ability to protect and enhance local forest ecosystems, generate significant local jobs and revenue, and build vibrant local communities through education, recreation, and participatory management.

Arcata Community Forest Factsheet (PDF)

Courtesy of

Economic and Ownership Analysis of NW Community Forests
at request of Washington Department of Natural Resources
September 2018