Tim McKay

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Timothy J. McKay (1947 – July 30, 2006) was an environmentalist and executive director of the non-profit Northcoast Environmental Center, a transportation advocacy organization, in Arcata, California.


McKay graduated from Humboldt State University [1] and was a long-term resident of Trinidad, California.[2]


McKay worked on projects for the protection of northern spotted owl, the preservation of the Siskiyou Wilderness and in the investigation of the death of salmon in the Klamath River.[1]

Personal life[edit]

On July 30, 2006, McKay died of a heart attack in Stone Lagoon of Humboldt Lagoons State Park in Humboldt County, California, U.S.. He was 59.[1]


  1. ^ a b c "Tim McKay, 59, Environmental Activist in Humboldt County". Los Angeles Times. 3 August 2006. p. B12. Retrieved October 30, 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ Trinidad - Dione F. Armand - Google Books Retrieved 2016-11-25.