Members of the Wiyot Tribe and other community members gathered near King Salmon on Friday afternoon to celebrate the transfer of a 46-acre piece of land to the Wiyot people. 
The property – known by the Wiyot as “Mouralherwaqh,” which means “wolf’s house” – is one of the the last undeveloped pieces of land in this section of Humboldt County and is ecologically rich and diverse, containing wetlands, meadows and spruce forest and is full of native plants and wildlife. 
The land was purchased from a private land owner using a $1.2 million Ocean Protection Council (OPC) Proposition 1 Grant, aimed at funding projects that restore important species habitats and develop more sustainable water systems. The tribe partnered with Cal Poly Humboldt, Humboldt Baykeeper and Friends of the Dunes to obtain the grant funding and make this acquisition a reality. 
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