2022 Festival Events will be posted soon!

 View 2021 virtual festival presentations on our YouTube channel by clicking here. Be sure to subscribe to our channel!

Important Updates:

  • Returning registrants: You will need to LOG-IN to your account FIRST and then select your events.
  • New registrants: Begin by selecting the Basic Registration fee (this nonrefundable $10 charge covers processing costs and gives access to ALL virtual events and one free field trip per person, as space allows). Children under 18 DO NOT have to pay the Basic Registration fee. Once the proper fee has been added, select your events. (You will be contacted if you do not select the Basic Registration fee for each person in your party). Use the shopping cart icon to view your selection(s) and check out. At checkout, you will create your NEW account. Please record your user ID and password information somewhere secure to access your account in the future. You will receive a confirmation letter via email upon completion. 
  • ALL registrants are required to provide proof of full vaccination prior to the festival. Copies of proof must be emailed to [email protected] Once verified and noted, we will promptly delete your email. Read our Covid Safety Precautions here.
  • We will be following, at a minimum, all federal, state, and local COVID mandates and guidelines. Masks/face coverings may be required on all in-person field trips.
  • There will be no main festival hub this year. We are subsequently going PAPERLESS, so you will not be receiving anything in the mail. Please refer to our website for meeting locations, trip information, and access to your itinerary.
  • Dress in layers, bring binoculars, and a reusable water bottle.
Questions? Contact [email protected] or (707) 826-7050 (message line). 
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Friday, 04/15/2022

Time Event Total
Spaces
Spaces
Left
Event
Leader(s)
Cost
of Event
All Day *START HERE - Basic Registration 2022 - REQUIRED for Each Registrant 200 199 $10.00
6:30 am - 8:30 am FR01 Dawn Chorus at the Arcata Marsh 1 | 2022 | $20 10 10 Kathryn Wendel $20.00
8:00 am - 11:00 am FR02 Arcata Ridge Trail & Aldergrove Pond | 2022 | $20 10 10 George Ziminsky $20.00
8:00 am - 12:00 pm FR03 Birding Around Humboldt Bay | 2022 | $20 10 10 Leisyka Parrott & Russ Namitz $20.00
9:00 am - 3:00 pm FR04 Birding North to Trinidad with No-Host Lunch at Lighthouse Cafe | 2022 | $40 10 10 Gary Bloomfield $40.00
9:00 am - 3:00 pm FR05 Birding South to Ferndale with No-Host Lunch at Eel River Brewery | 2022 | $40 10 10 Rob Fowler $40.00
9:30 am - 12:30 pm FR06 Shorebird Spectacle at the Arcata Marsh 1 | 2022 | $20 10 10 Jude Power $20.00
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm FR07 Spotted Owls 1 | 2022 | $30 10 10 Green Diamond Resource Co. $30.00

Saturday, 04/16/2022

Time Event Total
Spaces
Spaces
Left
Event
Leader(s)
Cost
of Event
6:30 am - 8:30 am SA08 Dawn Chorus at the Arcata Marsh 2 | 2022 | $20 10 10 Kathryn Wendel $20.00
7:30 am - 3:30 pm SA09 Humboldt's Best Birding Spots | 2022 | $40 10 10 Keith Slauson $40.00
8:15 am - 12:15 pm SA10 Humboldt Bay National Wildlife Refuge | 2022 | Included in Basic Registration (space available on first-come, first-served basis) 10 10 HBNWR Staff $0.00
8:30 am - 12:30 pm SA11 Women's & Girls' Birding Trip | 2022 | $20 - NEW 10 10 Jude Power & Gretchen O'Brien $20.00
9:00 am - 10:00 am SA12 Arcata Marsh VIRTUAL Birding Hour | 2022 | Included in Basic Registration 1000 1000 Rob Fowler & Gary Bloomfield $0.00
9:00 am - 10:30 am SA13 Kids' Birding at the Arcata Marsh | 2022 | Included in Basic Registration (space available on first-come, first-served basis) 10 10 Mark Wilson $0.00
9:00 am - 2:00 pm SA14 Herpetology Trip to Mill Creek, Del Norte County | 2022 | $40 10 10 Tony Kurz $40.00
10:30 am - 1:30 pm SA15 Shorebird Spectacle at the Arcata Marsh 2 | 2022 | $20 10 10 Mark Colwell $20.00
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm SA16 Birding by Ear Basics Workshop via Zoom | 2022 | Included in Basic Registration 1000 1000 David Juliano $0.00
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm SA17 Spotted Owls 2 | 2022 | $30 10 10 Green Diamond Resource Co. $30.00
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm SA18 Keynote Lecture via Zoom | 2022 | Included in Basic Registration 1000 1000 Stuart Mackenzie $0.00

Sunday, 04/17/2022

Time Event Total
Spaces
Spaces
Left
Event
Leader(s)
Cost
of Event
5:00 am - 8:30 am SU19 Marbled Murrelets | 2022 | $20 10 10 Brit O'Brien $20.00
6:30 am - 8:30 am SU20 Dawn Chorus at the Arcata Marsh 3 | 2022 | $20 10 10 Kathryn Wendel $20.00
7:00 am - 5:00 pm SU21 Del Norte Tufted Puffin | 2022 | $40 10 10 Rob Fowler $40.00
8:00 am - 1:00 pm SU22 McKinleyville Humboldt County's “Birdiest City” | 2022 | $40 10 10 TBD $40.00
8:30 am - 11:30 am SU23 Birding By Ear Field Trip | 2022 | $20 10 10 Kathryn Wendel $20.00
8:30 am - 12:30 pm SU24 Arcata's Wastewater Treatment: Tour of the Plant & Oxidation Ponds | 2022 | Included in Basic Registration (space available on first-come, first-served basis) 10 10 George Ziminsky & David Couch $0.00
11:30 am - 2:30 pm SU25 Shorebird Spectacle at the Arcata Marsh 3 | 2022 | $20 10 10 Mark Colwell $20.00
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm SU26 Spotted Owls 3 | 2022 | $30 10 10 Green Diamond Resource Co. $30.00
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm SU27 Bird Sketching Workshop via Zoom | 2022 | Included in Basic Registration 1000 1000 Gary Bloomfield $0.00