Redwood Region Audubon Society


Welcome to the Redwood Region Audubon Society

RRAS is the northwestern California Chapter of the National Audubon Society, with over 850 members in Humboldt, Del Norte, and western Trinity County.


We carry out Our Mission through Fieldtrips, Meetings, our Newsletter,
Special Events
, Data Collection, Education Activities, and Lectures.
Our Membership page outlines some of the many ways you can get involved.

What's New and Exciting!

This year's Raptor Count information has been added to our data collection. You can

view the new information at: 2015 Raptor Count


The yearly Student Bird Art Contest at Godwit Days sponsored By the Arcata Marsh and Redwood Region Audubon Society is upon us. There are great prizes for the K-12 artists that are just waiting to bloom like the Birds and Plants of Spring. 2015 SBAC


The Conservation Committee has been hard at work developing a chapter policy on marijuana cultivation and restoration of environmental damage caused by some grow sites. The following is RRAS's policy on marijuana cultivation that was released to the public on January 7, 2015. Marijuana Policy Letter


The Friday of March 13, 2015 the monthly RRAS talk will be given at a new location, The Eureka High School Media Center, 1915 J St., Eureka, CA. The talk be given by Post Graduate Kristin Brzeski on the subject of: Endemic Predators: The Story of Endangered Red Wolves.Eureka HS Map


Please join us at our yearly banquet to be held on Feb. 28th! 2015 Banquet Flyer


RRAS will be doing its own docent training at the Arcata Marsh and Wildlife Interpretive Center on Feb 21, 2015 from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Please call Gary Friedrichsen at (707) 496-6581 for more information.


RRAS and the NEC jointly will hold the first annual 2015 Tim McKay Birdathon May 1,2015 thru May 9, 2015. Birdathon

Field Trips and Events

The RRAS offers weekly, monthly, and yearly field trips and events. Please view our calendar to learn more about what is happening this month.

Full descriptions of our events may be found on our Events page.

Breaking news (including special volunteer opportunities), The Sandpiper newsletters, and archived articles are on our News page. Click here for our latest SANDPIPER newsletter.

Our Special Events page lists details about our special events and other bird-related events in the area.


Our Mission

Our Mission: a) act to promote a wise, balanced, responsible, and ethical use of natural systems on a local, national, and global scale; and b) protect the biotic and abiotic components of local, national, and global natural systems.


View our photo gallery for photos of birds.


Download our newsletter, The Sandpiper, for recent news about our Chapter.

To report an injured or abandoned bird, please call the Humboldt Wildlife Care Center at 707-822-8839.


*Photos on this page by Leslie Anderson. Do not use without permission of the author.