Where we are located:

Seasonal office, downtown Arcata: 839 9th St., Arcata, CA 95521

Mailing address: Godwit Days, PO Box 4978, Arcata, CA 95518

Email: godwitdaysreg@yahoo.com

Phone number: (707) 826-7050 message line

Godwit Days Board of Directors


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

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/treasurer of the Rotary Club of Arcata.


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

Stephanie Cardenas, wildlife biologist, and employee of Coast Central Credit Union.

Bridget Dory, has worked for the City of Arcata for 27 years, currently serving as its City Clerk.

Eadie Eichelberger, budding birder and associate at Umpqua bank, Arcata branch.

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 the Northcoast Environmental Center.

Kathryn Wendel, Wildlife Biologist of Golden Pacific Biology, trip leader and volunteer with Godwit Days since 2006, and Redwood Region Audubon Society board member.