McK Land Trust to hold annual dinner

The McKinleyville Land Trust invites the public to attend its annual fundraiser at Azalea Hall in McKinleyville on Saturday evening, March 9.

The Land Trust will be serving a savory meal of either chicken cacciatore or baked eggplant, both with pasta, locally made sauce, fresh mixed green salad, bread from the North Coast Co-op Bakery, coffee or tea, and dessert.

After dinner, enjoy a presentation on “Understanding and Conserving a Unique North Coast Carnivore: the Humboldt Marten” by Dr. Keith Slauson, a wildlife biologist with the Forest Service who has researched martens and fishers in the Northwest for the past 15 years.

“We look forward to an enjoyable evening with fabulous food, great friends, and the opportunity to learn about, participate in and support the local community,” stated a press release from MLT.

This fundraiser includes a silent auction and raffle. No-host wine bar starts at 5 p.m. Dinner is served at 6 p.. Tickets are $25, or ask for our student or senior discount. Tickets are always available at the door or by calling 839-LAND.

The McKinleyville Land Trust is a nonprofit organization that promotes voluntary conservation for nature, timber, agriculture, recreation and open space, with several local properties and easements. Visit its website at www.mlandtrust.org for more information.