Field Trips, Special Events and Work Days

Redwood Region Audubon Society advocates for the protection of birds and wildlife by supporting local conservation efforts to protect wildlife and their habitat.

 
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Arcata Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary
Saturday, July 2, 8:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Bring your binoculars and meet leader Chet Ogan at the end of South I Street (Klopp Lake) in Arcata for incredible views of Humboldt Bay, easy-to-walk trails, and a great diversity of birdlife. Please let us know if you plan to attend. Contact Ralph Bucher at thebook@reninet.com

 

Arcata Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary
Saturday, July 9, 8:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Bring your binoculars and meet leader Larry Karsteadt at the end of South I Street (Klopp Lake) in Arcata for incredible views of Humboldt Bay, easy-to-walk trails, and a great diversity of birdlife. Please let us know if you plan to attend. Contact Ralph Bucher at thebook@reninet.com


Humboldt Bay National Wildlife Refuge

Sunday, July 10, from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
 Meet leader Ralph Bucher at the Visitor Center for this two-mile walk along a wide, flat trail that is packed gravel and easily accessible. Email Ralph to sign up at thebook@reninet.com.


Mad River fish hatchery in Blue Lake

Friday, July 15, 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

A weekday birding excursion at the Mad River fish hatchery in Blue Lake with leader Andrew Orahsoke.  The hatchery area includes extensive riparian habitat with an abundant diversity of species that take advantage of this insect-rich environment. This trip will focus on searching for willow flycatchers and purple martens, both of which have been reliably found here in the past. Contact Andrew.RRAS@gmail.com to sign up.

 

Arcata Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary

Saturday, July 16, 8:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Bring your binoculars and meet leader Ken Burton at the end of South I Street (Klopp Lake) in Arcata for incredible views of Humboldt Bay, easy-to-walk trails, and a great diversity of birdlife. Please let us know if you plan to attend. Contact Ralph Bucher at thebook@reninet.com

 

Eureka Waterfront Trail

Sunday, July 17, 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Join leader Ralph Bucher on this relatively urban trail offers the potential to observe species abundance and diversity compared to many more remote locations. This walk is on a flat, paved trail that is wheelchair accessible. Email Ralph to sign up for this field trip at thebook@reninet.com

Trinidad Bay in partnership with a local guiding company, Kayak Trinidad

Saturday, July 23, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.,

We will ply the waters of Trinidad Bay with professional kayak guides seeking out Marbled Murrelets, Pigeon Guillemots, Common Murres, Black Oystercatchers, and more. All kayaks and gear are provided. Space is limited and reservations are required. Costs for this trip are $109 per person. Contact Andrew Orahoske at Andrew.RRAS@gmail.com to reserve a spot on this seabirding adventure

 

Arcata Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary

Saturday, July 23, 8:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Bring your binoculars and meet leader Kathryn Wendel at the end of South I Street (Klopp Lake) in Arcata for incredible views of Humboldt Bay, easy-to-walk trails, and a great diversity of birdlife. Please let us know if you plan to attend. Contact Ralph Bucher at thebook@reninet.com

 

Wigi Wetlands Volunteer Workday

Saturday, July 23, 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. 

Help create bird-friendly native habitat and restore a section of the bay trail by removing invasive plants and trash. The trail section is located behind the Bayshore Mall and volunteers will meet in the parking lot directly behind Walmart. We will provide tools, gloves, and packaged snacks. Please bring your own drinking water. Contact Jeremy Cashen at jeremy.cashen@yahoo.com or 214-605-7368.

 

Arcata Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary

Saturday, July 30, 8:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Bring your binoculars and meet leader Elizabeth Meisman at the end of South I Street (Klopp Lake) in Arcata for incredible views of Humboldt Bay, easy-to-walk trails, and a great diversity of birdlife. Please let us know if you plan to attend. Contact Ralph Bucher at thebook@reninet.com

 

Women & Girls Birdwatching Walk

Forests of the College of the Redwoods campus

Saturday, July 30, 8:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Led by Forestry Instructor Valerie Elder.  Learn about the trees and forest ecosystems that support birds, including large native species like Sitka spruce, redwoods, and Douglas fir as well as willows, maples, and even the non-native ornamental species seen around campus. Contact janelle.choj@gmail.com to sign up.

 

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The purposes and objectives of this corporation shall be to engage in such educational, scientific, investigative, literary, historical, philanthropic, and charitable pursuits as may be part of the stated purposes of the National Audubon Society, of which this corporation shall function as a Chapter.

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CA 95502

 
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