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...

Eastwood Nature Trail/Ford’s Pond birding 3/10/18

A dozen of us enjoyed a morning walk around the Eastwood Elementary Nature Trail on Saturday morning. We focused on calls and songs, but were able to get some nice looks at some birds too. Highlights for me have been shared by Amy and Steph with their awesome photos...

Raptor Run – 1/27/18

The Paulson’s annual ‘Raptor Run’ was shortened this year by the weather, yet the twelve people plus Emily Hoard from the News Review had a good morning.  Highlight of the trip was a bald eagle coming in to Ford’s Pond from way up high.  Thanks to the sharp eyes of...

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