UVAS Bird Field Trip Saturday, June 10, 8-11am – Lookingglass

Umpqua Valley Audubon Society Bird Field Trip When: Saturday, June 10, 2023, 8:00 a.m. to 11 a.m. To: Lookingglass Property of Host Steve Denney   Where we’re going:  The Denney family has owned a 100 acre farm in Lookingglass since 1989.  Steve and Kris have raised three boys on the farm, all have graduated college and are employed in the medical field.  They have raised hay, pigs, some timber and also had a commercial vineyard for 20 years.  In 2004 they converted the vineyard to a Wetland Mitigation Bank to offset loss of wetlands in the Umpqua Basin.  Steve has spent most of his time on the property eliminating and controlling invasive species such as Scotch Broom, English...

Green Heron Nest Survey/Family Friendly Pub Crawl! – Wednesday, May 24; 5-7 pm (or so)

Starting point:  We’ll gather at Salud Brewery, 723 SE Lane Ave. beginning around 5 for a beverage.  We’ll leave from there at 5:30 to survey for nesting activity in the trees primarily along Jackson St., but perhaps checking adjacent and cross streets as well.     Ending point:  We’ll reconvene at Little Brother’s Pub, 428 SE Main St. at around 6:30 to review our findings and perhaps enjoy another beverage, snack or dinner.  You can walk as much or as little as you’d like, and join us anywhere along our route down Jackson St.  And, if walking isn’t your thing, just join us at Little Brother’s for conversation.  This is a family friendly event – bring the kids!   Bring...

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.