UPCOMING EVENTS

DECEMBER FIELD TRIPS and CHRISTMAS BIRD COUNT (CBC)

Following are some fun opportunities to get outside looking at birds with others this month. If you have any questions/comments on any of these events, contact Matt Hunter, 541-670-1984, matthewghunter@gmail.com SATURDAY, DEC 7, 9:00 am to 2:00 pm, BIRDING FIELD TRIP Meet at the Church Road Parking area at Ford's Pond. We will bird Ford's Pond a little bit, then carpool to a few other spots near Sutherlin. Bring lunch, snacks, water, binoculars. If you need to borrow binoculars, let Matt know. TUESDAY, DEC 10, 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm, CBC REFRESHER Let's review how to have a great CBC experience, find cool birds, and identify some of the ones we commonly struggle with. Ford Room at the Roseburg...

Dale and Elva Paulson – program and field trip in January!

Save the Dates:  January 23 and January 25, 2020 Dale and Elva Paulson will present a digital image show tentatively titled “Nature’s Marvelous Wildlife” on Thursday, January 23, 2020 at 7:00 pm in the Ford Room of the Roseburg Public Library.  More information about the show will be available closer to the date of the presentation.   Dale and Elva are naturalists with an interest in wildlife and nature that began in early childhood.  Dale is a serious photographer and retired U.S. Forest Service soil scientist.  Elva is an accomplished wildlife artist.  The couple have been photographing wildlife since 1971 and presenting wildlife related shows involving...

Winter Wings Festival 2020

2020 Featured Bird – Barrow’s Goldeneye Dates: Thursday, February 13, 2020 through Sunday, February 16, 2020 Host site: Oregon Institute of Technology (Oregon Tech), 3201 Campus Drive, Klamath Falls, Oregon, 97601 Website: www.WinterWingsFest.org Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/winterwingsfest/  Registration: Opens Dec. 7th 9 am PST For information call 877-541-BIRD (2473) or email to info@winterwingsfest.org Winter birds at their finest! Winter Wings brings together birders and photographers of all stripes to learn and explore with top notch professionals and enthusiastic local guides. The Klamath Basin is renowned for its massive wintering population of Bald Eagles, but is...

Next Regular Board Meeting – Wednesday, January 15th

Board Meetings are regularly on the 3rd Wednesday of the month—skipping December, June & July. Meetings begin at 5 pm and are held at various locations. For more details, to confirm meeting location, or to get something on 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.

Connecting people with nature to inspire protection of our natural world

PO Box 381, Roseburg, Oregon 97470 - info@umpquaaudubon.org