Save the Date – “Wonder – the World from Behind the Lens” – Tuesday, January 24, 2023

Save the Date!!!! UVAS presents “Wonder – the World from Behind the Lens” Tuesday, January, 24; 7:00 pm, Roseburg Public Library Stef Neyhart has long combined her loves of birds, adventure and photography.  She approaches all she does with joy and wonder.  Lucky us, Stef will be sharing some of her favorite photos and we will have the opportunity to share the wonder of the world as she sees it from behind the lens.

Christmas Bird Count “count-down” – Saturday, December 17, 2022

What is the Christmas Bird Count?  Want to help the folks doing the count this year?  We can make that happen! The Christmas Bird Count (CBC) is an annual event in December of each year during which individuals in communities all over the United States spend one day counting bird species within a defined area. At one point in our history, it was a day when hunters went out and shot as many birds and other animals as they could!  Then some folks (members of the newly formed Audubon Society) thought to change the tradition to a bird census instead of a bird kill! There is a CBC in Douglas County each December.  This year we are inviting interested volunteers to come help us with the...

Christmas Bird Count – Saturday, December 17, 2022

This year's Roseburg-Sutherlin Christmas Bird Count will be on Saturday, December 17, 2022.   We are a little short on counters so are looking for a few more people who are familiar with most birds in our area to help with the count. The way it works is you are assigned a particular area within the count circle, given a tally sheet, and you go count all the birds you can find in that area. It can be helpful to bring a friend along to do the tallying for you. At the end of the day, you’re invited to the gathering at the Roseburg Public Library.  Details about that event are in a separate post. If this sounds like something you can do and would enjoy doing, please get in touch with Matt...

Board Meetings

Board Meetings are generally on the 3rd Wednesday of the month— skipping December, June & July. Meetings begin at 5:30 pm. Meeting locations vary.  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.