Friends of the Dunes

Friends of the Dunes is dedicated to conserving the natural diversity of coastal environments in Humboldt County, California, through community supported education and stewardship programs.

Humboldt Coastal Nature Center Visiting Hours

10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Wednesday - Sunday

Closed Monday, Tuesday

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Humboldt Coastal Nature Center

Upcoming Events

We are hiring!

We are hiring an Operations Assistant and two Dune Restoration Interns. Follow the link below for full job descriptions and instructions on how to apply.

See: Job Opportunities for more information.

Post Holiday Hike

Friday, November 24 from 1 to 4 p.m.

Walk off your holiday dinner with Friends of the Dunes Executive Director, Kim McFarland, and learn about our unique and diverse coastal dunes.

See: Calendar of Events for more information.

Mushrooms of the Dunes

Sunday, November 26 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Join naturalist Peter Haggard for a guided walk focusing on Mushrooms of the Dunes at the Lanphere Dunes Unit of the Humboldt Bay National Wildlife Refuge.

See: Calendar of Events for more information.

Annual Events

Lupine Bash Get Outside Gear Sale Ocean Day Sand Sculpture Festival Wine by the Sea Calendar of Events

Wildberries Marketplace
We want to send a HUGE shout out to Wildberries Marketplace for including Friends of the Dunes in their non-profit change round-up program! We appreciate all that Wildberries Marketplace does for Friends of the Dunes, and for our community, so please show them your support. And when you're at the register, please consider donating to Friends of the Dunes and join us in conserving our amazing coastal environments for future generations!

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Friends of the Dunes | PO Box 186, Arcata CA 95518 | 707-444-1397 |

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