Siskiyou Land Conservancy
Protecting California’s Wild North Coast and Rivers Since 2004


In 2020 Lane Devries, President and CEO of Arcata-based Sun Valley Floral Farms, made a commitment to Siskiyou Land Conservancy to abandon use of the carcinogenic herbicide glyphosate (aka Roundup), which the company uses to prepare the fields for planting. This month Siskiyou Land Conservancy learned that Sun Valley violated this agreement by spraying Roundup on a large field on Seidel Road, in the Arcata Bottom.

On March 31 Siskiyou Land Conservancy hosts its sometimes annual Spring Celebration to ring in the return of the sun and give thanks for the glorious, healthy, wild ecosystems that surround us here on the North Coast. Join Joanne Rand and her celebrated band (Rob Diggins on violin, Tim Randles on keyboard, and Piet Dalmolen Read more