UVAS is hiring!!!! Outreach Coordinator Position

Do you want to spend your days “connecting people with nature to inspire protection of our natural world” while serving as our Outreach Coordinator with Umpqua Valley Audubon Society (UVAS) in Roseburg, Oregon?  UVAS is expanding our conservation outreach and education programs using local and migratory bird species as a focus. You will be part of the UVAS team, building program capacity and mobilizing volunteers to engage people of all ages in our community.  Benefits include: Living Allowance Education Award Loan Forbearance Health Insurance Child Care Assistance Professional Development We are currently recruiting for a 6-month AmeriCorps position that begins February 1, 2022, with the...

2021 Umpqua Valley Audubon Christmas Bird Count – Saturday, December 18

Greetings everybody. This year’s Christmas Bird Count (CBC) is scheduled for Saturday, December 18th. Again this year we will be not be getting together as a group. Last years, Covid-19 influenced, CBC plan went very well (Thank you Matt Hunter) and we will be proceeding with the same arrangements. All communications will be via email, phone call, etc. Individuals, families, and small groups of friends will be assigned to cover particular areas. If you haven't participated in the past and would like to this year, you are strongly encouraged to contact me and see what we can arrange. You can even participate by counting in your own yard or neighborhood if in the CBC circle. To view our CBC...

Board Meetings – Next Meeting January 19 (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.