Press Release

Land Transfer from City of Eureka to Wiyot Tribe

The Project Area is currently vacant and unused. Upon transfer of ownership, the Wiyot Tribe intends the following uses of the site:

1.  Ceremonies, which could include construction and use of sweat houses and dance pits at appropriate upland portions of the Project Area potentially including the Etpidolh Village Site and the southern Project Area.

2.  Habitat restoration mainly focused on the removal of the non-native plant species Spartina densiflora within the wetland portions of the Project Area.

The Initial Study and Draft Negative Declaration can be viewed HERE.

The 30-day public comment period begins onSeptember 24, 2018, and ends on October 23, 2018.  Written comments on the Initial Study/Negative Declaration may be submitted to the Development Services Department, 531 K Street, Eureka, CA, 95501 or e-mailed to

Notice of Public Hearings related to this project will be sent in the future.