Huge Solar, Epic Trails, Creeks a movin', Welcome to the team
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Photovoltaic Mosaic

Greenway Building Gets Massive Solar Installation

On the path to net zero, the Greenway Building takes another huge step toward efficient and low impact operations. The transformation of its energy consumption footprint touches a wide spectrum of our community. The building is home to over 30 tenants--including FedEx, a state agency, and 30 local independent businesses and non-profit organizations--creating a slim degree of separation with the community. While the building is no Kevin Bacon, it could be said that most of us on the North Coast are connected, by some degree, to this installation. Even more of us are connected to solar energy in general. It's a growing trend to install renewable energy sources. In fact, more than 51% of all new electric generating capacity in the U.S. came from solar thus far in 2015.

The Greenway Team is rapidly growing our expertise in this area: navigating the ever-changing world of renewable energy by keeping up with regulatory and technology developments, financing options and energy development opportunities. Our Prop 39 work is increasing energy efficiency of our schools, we are working with PG&E to create a model zero-net energy school, and now, the installation of our design for the region's largest commercial solar array is nearly complete. Check out our related services and opportunities here.
Building a Destination

Lacks Creek Trail System:
Major Milestone Completed

A final segment of the Lacks Creek recreational trail system was completed a few weeks ago. This segment consists of approximately 10 miles of single track trails, with epic vistas and majestic terrain. 

The trail system was completed just in time for the Humboldt State Cycling Collegiate race kick off. Racers from Universities across the Western U.S. converged on the BLM management area to participate in the event. Our trail builders held their breath as mountain bikers swooped, banked, and caught air through the carefully crafted terrain. The event was a success, and riders started to spread the word, calling the system "the best trails ever seen within the collegiate race circuit.”  Smiles and high fives broke out after the builders regained consciousness from holding their breath through a two hour event.

Greenway's trail building team has proven itself on the rigorous Lacks Creek project. Not only is the terrain and remoteness challenging, the diverse interests of funding entities, stakeholders and the public has required a lot of communication and coordination. Need a trail built? We got this
Southern Vista at Lacks Creek

Filling the Ranks

Welcome New Greenway Staff

Greenway welcomes two new members to the team.  Say hello to Kristen Orth and Julie Perry!  These two carefully picked employees continue to grow the depth of the Greenway team as it builds a dynamic and committed staff. After surviving the honeymoon phase of Greenway hazing, involving some of our more invigorating projects such as biosolids distribution from the Eureka wastewater treatment facility, we knew they had the grit to get our projects done!
Julie is a Humboldt “born and raised” local who is taking on the complex task of Greenway’s administration and office management operations. Her background in medical administration and transcription has prepared her for the various rigors of Greenway's range of services in Project Management, Facilitation, and Construction Services.
Details, details details…Julie has managed to navigate the transition into the fast paced project management world with a keen eye for the details. She does this while maintaining one of the highest priorities that Greenway expects of its employees: accountability.
Kristen is a recent graduate from Humboldt State University where she earned a B.S. in Environmental Biology and Zoology. As a project coordinator for Greenway, Kristen’s fierce organizational skills have earned her a place of reverence by even the most demanding of our staff.   Considering her upbringing on the island of Maui, it’s a monumental achievement to retain such discipline and punctuality.
Kristen has developed a keen and precise ability to research, conceptualize, and provide critical analysis of data in order to move projects forward through their development. Her contribution to Greenway's services such as Facilitation and Community Engagement, Restoration and Recreation have made her an indispensable member of the Greenway Team.

So Much More

"I'm always finding enormous diversity within our own community's challenges. It keeps us engaged on so many levels and demands a dynamic array of responses."
Kirk Cohune, Co-founder and Principal of Greenway Partners
Some of our active projects
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Arcata Fire District has its new Arcata fire house
Elk River gets profiled
Biosolids get tilled into an epic spot
McKinleyville fire house is under way
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