Where we are located:

Our seasonal office is located at: 839 9th St., Arcata, CA 95521

Our mailing address is: Godwit Days, PO Box 4978, Arcata, CA 95518

Email: [email protected]

Phone number: (707) 826-7050 message line

Godwit Days Board of Directors


Alex Stillman, Chair, past Arcata City Council member, Arcata businesswoman involved in economic development, historic preservation and downtown revitalization. Friends of the Arcata Marsh board member.

Bob Brown, Vice Chair, principle of Planning at SHN Engineers & Geologists in Arcata and active in the birding community.

Mary Severdia, Secretary, retired finance clerk for the City of Arcata, involved with Godwit Days from its inception. Active in local Theatre.

Alan Lowry, Treasurer, retired electric utility engineer and member and treasurer of the Rotary Club in Arcata.


Gary Bloomfield, wildlife artist, owner of Bloomfield Studio, and former board member for Redwood Region Audubon Society.

Amy Fetz, registrar, office manager, volunteer coordinator, and lead event coordinator of Godwit Days since 2006. Small business owner offering office management and event coordination services locally and “virtually”.

Rob Hewitt, owner of LBJ Enterprises, Godwit Days founder and representative to Nature Festival Coordinators Group.

Gretchen O’Brien, Biologist with SHN Engineers & Geologists and lead event coordinator of Godwit Days since 2000.

C. John Ralph, research scientist at the U.S. Forest Service’s Redwood Sciences Laboratory; also serves as board member for Redwood Region Audubon Society and Northcoast Environmental Center.

Sue Moore, vendor and sponsor coordinator.

Kathleen Kolodny food coordinator and newest board member