Humboldt State University is on the receiving end of a donatoin from RH Emmerson and Son LLC and from some major state and federal grants that could gain the school 884 acres of forest land near campus. HSU officials say they’d use the land for research. It includes growth of both redood and cedar and serves as home to species including northern spotted owl, bald eagle, Pacific fisher, and red-legged frog. It also plays a role in the health downstream of coho salmon. The property is valued at $6.2 million.