Umpqua Valley Audubon Annual Meeting Postponed

Per our bylaws, “The Annual Meeting of the Chapter shall be held on the second Wednesday of May each year, or at such other time as may be established by the Board, at which time new officers will be nominated and elected and take office the following July 1.” This year, the Annual Meeting was planned for Wednesday, May 13th, to be held at the Douglas County Museum in conjunction with a showing of the National Audubon Society Photo Awards Traveling Exhibit and a local photo show/contest.  Sadly, NAS cancelled the traveling exhibit due to the pandemic.  At our April 15, 2020 virtual board meeting, the board decided to postpone the annual meeting and local photo show indefinitely...

Next Regular Board Meeting – Wednesday, May 20

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. 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