Welcome!

The Redwood Region Audubon Society is an energetic community of volunteers from all over northern California. We offer free bird walks every week, frequet programs, and numerous special outings. We are also a strong voice for conservation in our bioregion. We hope to see you at one of our events soon!

 Saturday, August 11

Arcata Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary. Bring your binoculars and have a great morning birding! Meet leader Jude Power in the parking lot at the end of South I Street (Klopp Lake) in Arcata at 8:30 a.m., rain or shine. Trip ends around 11 a.m.

Or, go inland to find species favoring warmer climates in Willow Creek. Meet at Studio 299 (75 The Terrace, Willow Creek) after 9:00 a.m. to arrange carpooling. The group will depart promptly at 9:30 a.m. and end around noon. All ages, abilities and interest levels are welcome! Contact Birgitte Elbek at (707)-267-4140 for more information.

 

Saturday, August 18 - 7:30 pm  Eureka Waterfront Trail

Twilight wildlife walk on the northernmost segment of the Eureka Waterfront Trail. This evening experience is especially for young people (or those who are young at heart)! Come out to watch the light fade and wildlife get ready for night. Meet on 2nd St. next to Target in Eureka at 7:30 p.m. Dress warmly. Walk ends at 8:30 p.m. Contact leader Alexa DeJoannis at (202) 288-5174.
 

Saturday, August 25   Blue Lake birding trip

Meet at the parking pull-out just south of the Mad River bridge on Hatchery Rd. at 9 a.m. We’ll bird in the riparian cottonwoods and then drive to the hatchery. Contact leader Alexa DeJoannis at (202) 288-5174.

 

 Friday, August 31  7:00 pm  Arcata Marsh
Twilight wildlife walk in Arcata Marsh. This evening experience is especially for young people (or those who are young at heart)! Come out to watch the light fade and wildlife get ready for night. Meet at the parking lot at the end of South I St. at Arcata Marsh at 7 p.m. Dress warmly. Walk ends at 8:30 p.m. Contact leader Alexa DeJoannis at (202) 288-5174.


 
 
 
 
See some of the early results of survey work being done to gather data to establish the importance of Humboldt Bay for migrating shore birds. This work is being funded in part by RRAS. We have birds!
 


Second Thursday
Redwood Region Audubon Society holds its monthly Conservation Meeting the second Thursday of each month noon at Rita’s Margaritas and Mexican Grill, 1111 5th Street, Eureka. (707) 445-8311.



 
Join our free bird walk at the
Arcata Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary every Saturday!
Bring your binoculars and have a great morning birding! Meet leader in the parking lot at the end of South I Street (Klopp Lake) in Arcata at 8:30 a.m., rain or shine. Trip ends around 11 a.m. Check our calendar to see who is leading this week's walk.
 
 
Local Birding Hotline: 707-822-5666
 
Get the great new birding guide by Ken Burton and Leslie Scopes Anderson!
 
 
 
 
See the winning entries in the 2018 Student Bird Art Contest!
 
Read the best of the students' 2018 Nature Writing entries.
 
Sunday, July 15: Birds and Butterflies of Horse and Grouse Mountain. 

Friday, Saturday and Sunday, July 27- July 29: Lassen National Park Campout. 

For some of our more far-reaching trips we would like to suggest donating gas money to driver. A good rule of thumb is $5 per ½ hour drive time to field trip destination.

 

 

Keep Up to Date Via RRAS Listserve

Be reminded about field trips and programs and learn about upcoming meetings, public hearings, and symposia of interest to RRAS members and other concerned nature lovers.

Create an account at https://groups.io/ if you don't already have one, then search for rras and join us!

 
 
Our great photos:
 
Great Blue Heron by
Jeanie Breslin
 
and
 
Sanderling and Red-tailed Hawk by
Susan Wellington
 
The 2nd edition of RRAS’ Common Birds of Northwest California by local birder Kenneth Burton and photographer Leslie Anderson is now available!
See our Merchandise page for more info.
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