UVAS Annual Meeting

By the terms our bylaws:  The Annual Meeting of the Chapter shall be held on the second Wednesday of  May each year, or at such other time as may be established by the Board, at which time new officers will be nominated and elected and take office the following July 1.  Notice of the Annual Meeting shall be posted on the Chapter website and, if other than on the second Wednesday of May, mailed to each member at his or her last known post office address reasonably in advance of the meeting.  Where practical, e-mail notification may be substituted for regular mail.   It's been exceedingly difficult to decide if/when/how we can do an annual meeting.  We will NOT be having a May annual...

Board Meetings – Next Meeting June 2

Note:  Our May Board Meeting is rescheduled to June 2. 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.