RAPTOR “RUN” —SATURDAY, JANUARY 26, 2019

Dale and Elva Paulson will lead their annual Raptor Run (raptor birding field trip) on Saturday, January 26, 2019.  There is little walking involved, and absolutely no running!  Bring your binoculars, spotting scope if you have one, and lunch.  We’ll meet at the BLM...

2018 Green Heron (Butorides virescens) Project

During the spring and summer of 2018, Umpqua Valley Audubon Society partnered with Umpqua Wildlife Rescue to rescue, rehab and release urban nesting Green Herons.  First heron came in on 28 May 2018 and the last one on September 3 2018.  17 young green herons came...

Cobb Students bird walk – May 23, 2018

An excited group of 2nd and 3rd grade students from Cobb Street School had an energy-filled time observing birds, their habitat and songs along the South Umpqua River in Roseburg. Their teachers had prepared them well; each child had studied a species and were anxious...

UVAS Annual Meeting Minutes – May 9, 2018

The UVAS Annual Meeting was held Wednesday, May 9, 2018 at Kawloons Restaurant.  There were 21 in attendance, with 16 indicating membership.  Agenda included Year in Review and Financial Reports, followed by the election of officers/board: President—Diana Wales...

Earth Day/Migratory Bird Day – 2018

Take a bunch of pine-cone and a few gallons of suet mix, add a couple of hundred kids and a few Audubon volunteers, and you have a fun day creating pine-cone bird feeders!  Thanks to all the volunteers who helped out, but particularly to Nancy and Bill Fuller for...