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, December 4, 8:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Meet leader Ralph Bucher at the end of South I Street (Klopp Lake) in Arcata where many shorebird, waterbird, and terrestrial species will have settled in for the winter. Keep an ear out for the calls of dowitchers and yellowlegs, whose vocalizations can be almost crucial for identifying species. Bring your binoculars and have a great morning birding. Let us know you plan to attend by text/messaging Ralph Bucher at 707-499-1247, or email thebook@reninet.com with the walk date and name, email and phone number for each participant.


Women & Girls Birdwatching Walk on Sunday, December 5, 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m
. along the V Street loop in Arcata with leaders Jaime Carlino and Laura Echávez.


Arcata Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary

Saturday, December 11, 8:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Meet leader Jude Power at the end of South I Street (Klopp Lake) in Arcata where many shorebird, waterbird, and terrestrial species will have settled in for the winter. Keep an ear out for the calls of dowitchers and yellowlegs, whose vocalizations can be almost crucial for identifying species.Bring your binoculars and have a great morning birding. Let us know you plan to attend by text/messaging Ralph Bucher at 707-499-1247, or email thebook@reninet.com with the walk date and name, email and phone number for each participant.


Hookton Slough Unit of Humboldt Bay National Wildlife Refuge

Sunday, December 12, 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m, Meet leader Ralph Bucher and expect to see Aleutian cackling geese, ducks, shorebirds, songbirds, and many raptor species forage, perch, preen, and interact in a beautiful Humboldt wetland setting. The 2 mile walk is easily accessible on a wide, flat, packed gravel trail.Let us know you plan to attend by text/messaging Ralph Bucher at 707-499-1247, or email thebook@reninet.com with the walk date and name, email and phone number for each participant.

Sunday, December 12, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Exploring Eureka's Urban Interface. Join Jim Clark to explore sites including the redwood/spruce forest, a historical farm and slough including recognizable family names, a unique barn, and nonnative plant invasion. This walk will mostly be on streets and sidewalks with some excursions into the forest.  Some recent logging about 30 years ago and original logging about 140 years ago will also be explored. Estimated time for this walk will be about three hours, depending on what the group wants to explore. With such we might find good mushrooms, Orange-crowned warblers, and other denizens of the redwood/spruce forest/marsh interface. For reservations and meeting location, contact Jim Clark clarkjimw@gmail.com.


Arcata Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary

Saturday, December 18, 8:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Meet leader Larry Karsteadt at the end of South I Street (Klopp Lake) in Arcata where many shorebird, waterbird, and terrestrial species will have settled in for the winter. Keep an ear out for the calls of dowitchers and yellowlegs, whose vocalizations can be almost crucial for identifying species. Bring your binoculars and have a great morning birding. et us know you plan to attend by text/messaging Ralph Bucher at 707-499-1247, or email thebook@reninet.com with the walk date and name, email and phone number for each participant.

Beginning Birdwatching & Project FeederWatch at the Jacoby Creek School Garden just north of Jacoby Creek School in Bayside on Saturday, December 18.  10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Eureka Waterfront Trail

Sunday, December 19, 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., with leader Ralph Bucher. The Eureka waterfront regularly provides up-close views of osprey, loons, grebes, gulls, and many species of shorebird and this trip can be a great reminder that even the more developed areas of Humboldt have an incredible bird diversity. The walk is on a flat, paved trail that is wheelchair accessible. Let us know you plan to attend by text/messaging Ralph Bucher at 707-499-1247, or email thebook@reninet.com with the walk date and name, email and phone number for each participant.

Arcata Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary

Saturday, December 25, 8:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Meet leader Michael Morris at the end of South I Street (Klopp Lake) in Arcata for this Christmas morning bird walk, where many shorebird, waterbird, and terrestrial species will have settled in for the winter. Keep an ear out for the calls of dowitchers and yellowlegs, whose vocalizations can be almost crucial for identifying species. Bring your binoculars and have a great morning birding. Let us know you plan to attend by text/messaging Ralph Bucher at 707-499-1247, or email thebook@reninet.com with the walk date and name, email and phone number for each participant.

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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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