Background Reports

Numerous technical background reports were prepared to provide a range of information and detail necessary to complete the plan. Technical data found in this plan originated from these reports unless otherwise noted and cited in Appendix E. Some of the key reports are listed below.

Natural Resources & Hazards (2002)

Report Figures

  1. Figure 1-1: Humboldt County Watersheds and Major Streams (PDF)
  2. Figure 2-2a: Vegetation Types (PDF)
  3. Figure 2-2b: Vegetation Types (PDF)
  4. Figure 2-2c: Vegetation Types (PDF)
  5. Figure 2-3: Biological Resource Areas (PDF)
  6. Figure 2-4a: Special Status Species and Wetlands in Humboldt County (North) (PDF)
  7. Figure 2-4b: Special Status Species and Wetlands in Humboldt County (Central) (PDF)
  8. Figure 2-4c: Special Status Species and Wetlands in Humboldt County (South) (PDF)
  9. Figure 2-17a: Northern Humboldt Streamside Management Areas (11 x 17) (PDF)
  10. Figure 2-17b: Central Humboldt Streamside Management Areas (11 x 17) (PDF)
  11. Figure 2-17c: Southern Humboldt Streamside Management Areas (11 x 17) (PDF)
  12. Figure 3-1: Forest Land Ownership in Humboldt County (PDF)
  13. Figure 4-1: Existing Agricultural Use (PDF)
  14. Figure 4-2a: Northern Humboldt Prime Agricultural Soils (11 x 17) (PDF)
  15. Figure 4-2b: Central Humboldt Prime Agricultural Soils (11 x 17) (PDF)
  16. Figure 4-2c: Southern Humboldt Prime Agricultural Soils (11 x 17) (PDF)
  17. Figure 4-3: Agricultural Preserve Lands in Humboldt County (PDF)
  18. Figure 5-1: Parks and Open Space in Humboldt County (PDF)
  19. Figure 7-1: Rock and Mineral Extraction Sites (PDF)
  20. Figure 8-1: Viewshed Locations (PDF)
  21. Figure 8-2: Viewsheds (PDF)
  22. Figure 10-1a: Northern Humboldt Bedrock and Faults (11 x 17) (PDF)
  23. Figure 10-1b: Central Humboldt Bedrock and Faults (11 x 17) (PDF)
  24. Figure 10-1c: Southern Humboldt Bedrock and Faults (11 x 17) (PDF)
  25. Figure 10-2: Probabilistic Ground Shaking, 10% Probability of Being Exceeded in 50 Years (PDF)

Agricultural Resources & Policies (August 2003)

Community Design Toolkit (October 2003)

Residential Land Availability Survey (2004)

Living in a Networked World - Telecommunications

Water Resources Technical Report (November 2007)

Humboldt County Community Wildfire Protection Plan

Humboldt County Community Wildfire Protection Plan webpage

Critical Choices (March 2001)

Related Studies


Port of Humboldt Bay Harbor Revitalization Plan


Humboldt County Airport Master Plans


Prosperity! Update


District Sphere Reports (LAFCO)