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...

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...

May 5, 2019 Bird Listening Event Report

A little over 30 people listened intently to bird sounds from Diana Wales’s back deck as Matt Hunter wrote down the species we were hearing. After about 5-10 minutes, Matt began pointing out the more noticeable birds that all could hear. After about 30 minutes...

2019 Raptor Run – Feb 9

Dale and I were sure Saturday’s weather would cancel our annual Raptor Run, but so many hardy souls turned up full of energy we decided to give it a try.  I think we had 11 people, maybe more.  I never did pull out my clip board to get people’s names because...