UPCOMING EVENTS

Next Regular Board Meeting – Wednesday, March 18

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.

Field Trip – SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 29, 09:00-12:00

This is the first in a series of Umpqua Basin Naturalist Field Trips, supported by a generous donation from Anna Slemmer, long-time member and supporter of Umpqua Valley Audubon. SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 29, 09:00-12:00. It is officially still winter, but a lot is happening in the wild. At River Forks Park, we will look for animal tracks and sign along the river, listen for and learn some bird sounds, and notice and learn to identify some early blooming flowers and/or leafing trees and shrubs. There will be some wet sandy areas, uneven ground and a couple river banks to navigate, so wear appropriate clothing and footgear. Bring any water and snacks that you might want, and binoculars and camera...

2020 Umpqua Valley Audubon Society Photo Contest

Are you an avid bird photographer?  Don’t miss out on this opportunity to have your work shown at the Douglas County Museum in conjunction with the show of the 2019 National Audubon Photography Award Winners!  This is a great opportunity to share your bird photography with our community! It will be a people’s choice contest and a ballot box will be available for voters. The show will include 35 original photographs from local photographers based on the theme: birds. Photographers may submit 2 photos, prioritized #1 and #2. Photo#1:  The #1 photo from the first 35 photographers submitting entries will be entered in the show, selected based on date/time of...

2019 National Audubon Photography Award Winners

Birds make fascinating subjects, as the 2019 winners of this year’s tenth annual contest make clear. They’re at once beautiful and resilient, complex and comical. It's no wonder we love them so.  This photo show, hosted by Umpqua Valley Audubon Society and the Douglas County Museum, will be on display from April 29th, 2020 to May 20th, 2020.  Link: https://www.audubon.org/magazine/summer-2019/the-2019-audubon-photography-awards-winners

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