UPCOMING EVENTS

Roseburg Swift Watch 2020 Cancelled!

With regret, we announce that Umpqua Valley Audubon Society will not be hosting a Fall Swift Watch this year, on the recommendation both of City of Roseburg Parks & Recreation and National Audubon Society.  This has become a Roseburg fall tradition, with art for kids and great Americana music added in recent years attracting upwards of a hundred people on some fall evenings.  But, the success of the event presents challenges at this time and we need to put public health above all. Chapter members and friends will still participate in the West Coast wide data collection effort by being at the chimney most evenings during the migration to...

Next Regular Board Meeting – Wednesday, August 19

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, to confirm meeting location, or to get something on 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.

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. Migratory Bird Day/Earth Day – This event has been postponed until fall, date yet to be determined.  Thanks to everybody who volunteered to help with our booth and the pine cone suet feeders.  Our tentative plan is to do the feeders whenever the event is rescheduled – the suet feeders will actually be even more appropriate in the fall!  So, hope you’ll volunteer again when...

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