Save the Date – April 15-17, 2022!

Stay tuned for more details on our upcoming hybrid (virtual + in-person) spring festival.


Did you miss our virtual festival April 16-18, 2021? Click on YouTube to view the presentations.

 Our Sponsors & Supporters for 2022 (click here).

Welcome to Godwit Days!


Come celebrate the Marbled Godwit and explore the lush Redwood Coast. Observe many bird species and other wildlife through our selection of field trips, lectures, and workshops led by experienced local guides during our annual week-long festival each April. Tour the expansive mudflats, the wild river valleys and the rocky ocean coast of this sector of the Klamath bioregion in northwest California.

Humboldt Bird of the Year 2021:

Stay tuned for the contenders!


The 2022 Student Bird Art & Nature Writing Contests: 

2022 Student Bird Art Contest Flyer

2022 Student Nature Writing Contest Flyer


MERCHANDISE is now available in our store! Click Here


Special Fundraising Events:

Pints for Non-profits @ The Pub at The Creamery in Arcata – March 3rd, 5-9pm
Change 4 Change @ Eureka Natural Foods in Eureka & McKinleyville – April 1-5, 2022

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Saturday evening, April 16th, for our plenary talk (via Zoom), “Working collaboratively to cover more ground”, we will be joined by Stuart Mackenzie, an international figure in ornithology who will be exploring the world of migration of winged animals, birds, bats and insects by researchers using new and innovative technological tools.