UPCOMING EVENTS

Umpqua Valley Audubon Society Bird Field Trip – Saturday, October 23, 2021, 10 am to 3 pm

Umpqua Valley Audubon Society Bird Field Trip When: Saturday, October 23, 2021, 10 am to 3 pm. To: Ford’s Pond and Plat I Reservoir, Sutherlin, OR Leader: Jimmie Billstine Join UVAS and Jimmie Billstine for a field trip to local birding hotspots in Sutherlin: Ford’s Pond and Plat I reservoir. We will take a stroll around Ford’s Pond looking for common fall species of ducks, songbirds and possible shorebirds. Then we will go to Plat I, and compare similar and different species, speculating on why some are at one location and not the other. This is a great trip for beginners as it covers local habitats that are easily accessible. Meet: at 9:45 am at the Ford’s Pond parking lot off of Church...

Board Meetings – Next Meeting October 20 (5:30 pm)

Board Meetings are regularly on the 3rd Wednesday of the month— generally skipping December, June & July. Meetings begin at 5:30 pm and are held at various locations.  The next board meeting will be held at The Roost or via Zoom, depending on the virus situation at the time.  For more details or to propose something for the agenda, contact Diana Wales at dwales215@gmail.com. 

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.