Roseburg-Sutherlin Christmas Bird Count, December 19, 2020

Greetings Bird Lovers!!! I hope our local birds are visiting you regularly to brighten your day! In this crazy year, the National Audubon Society, curator of Christmas Bird Count data, gave us an open door to skip the Christmas Bird Count if it just seemed unfeasible. However, upon querying our usual participants, most of which comprise household or workplace teams, most everyone said they would like to do the Christmas Bird Count!!! We won't be doing the post-count potluck this year, but will nevertheless get the data to our data guru, Jeannie Pollock, for tallying. Nevertheless, even with all the enthusiasm (can you say cabin fever?), we still have a couple areas that could use a team...

Board Meetings – Next Meeting January 20

Board Meetings are regularly on the 3rd Wednesday of the month— generally skipping December, June & July. Meetings begin at 5 pm and are held at various locations. For more details or to propose something for the agenda, contact Diana Wales at dwales215@gmail.com. Pending the lifting of COVID-19 physical distancing constraints, board meeting will be "virtual" meetings held via Zoom.  If you'd like to receive the Zoom link to join a board meeting, please e-mail Diana a couple of days before the meeting.

Umpqua Valley Audubon Society Coronavirus Update

Hope everybody’s staying home and staying safe.  Wash your hands. Call your loved ones. And, if it’s an option, do some birdwatching – from your window, deck, or yard.  Birding can also even be a way to get some exercise while practicing social distancing – check out this article from National Audubon. Last spring, many events including Migratory Bird Day/Earth Day, the Annual Meeting and Photo Show, and several programs and field trips were postponed.  At the time, we hoped/expected that we'd be able to reschedule these events to a later time.  Unfortunately, that turned out not to be the case.  We will send out e-mails and post event notices to our website and Facebook page once we are...

The Umpqua Valley Audubon Society

welcomes birders and nature enthusiasts to occasional field trips, programs, birding classes and other activities that encourage enjoyment, appreciation and protection of the beautiful valleys of the Umpqua.

Umpqua Valley Audubon Society is a chapter of the National Audubon Society serving central and coastal Douglas County, Oregon. For 100 years, Audubon has protected birds, wildlife and their habitats for the benefit of all life. Among National Audubon’s priorities are: saving the most important places for birds; combating climate change and mitigating its impacts; building bird-friendly communities and cities; protecting our seas and shores; and collaborating with foresters, rangers, farmers, and other landowners to make working lands work for birds.