Christmas Bird Count 2022 Preliminary Summary

        Almost 40 bird counters enjoyed a record day for the Roseburg-Sutherlin CBC on December 17, 2022. The morning began with finger-biting cold, but fortunately remained rainless all day and experienced some sunshine in the afternoon. Early in...

October 12, 2022 – Pepper Trail, retired Ornithologist with the US Fish and Wildlife Service Forensic Lab, “Fighting Crime with Feathers: The Casebook of a Forensic Ornithologist”.

Dr. Trail's fascinating program showed the work done by the dedicated forensic ornithologists at the US Fish and Wildlife Service crime lab.  Each year wildlife and customs officials send evidence to the lab to comply with US law and international treaties intended to...

“Dark Skies” Program April 14, 2022

Umpqua Valley Audubon Society and the Roseburg Public Library jointly presented “Dark Skies” as a community Facebook Live event on April 14, 2022.  The focus of the event was the importance of darkness for nocturnal wildlife and migrating birds that use stars to...

2021 UVAS Recognition of Dale and Elva Paulson

After being thwarted by COVID in 2020 and almost thwarted again in 2021, Umpqua Valley Audubon was finally able to recognize Elva and Dale Paulson for their 40 years of service to UVAS.  We’ve enjoyed their mesmerizing and educational programs combining amazing...