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

Friends of the Dunes BioBlitz

Saturday, May 26 from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Join us in a smartphone-powered BioBlitz, an intensive one-day study of biodiversity in a specific location.

See: Calendar of Events for more information.

Ocean Day Volunteer Training

Thursday, May 31 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Volunteers are needed to lead school groups in habitat restoration and beach clean-up activities.

See: Calendar of Events for more information.

Family Fun Dune Exploration

Saturday, June 2 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Celebrate National Trails Day on this family-friendly walk exploring the diverse (and fun!) landscape of the Lanphere Dunes.

See: Calendar of Events for more information.

Board Members Wanted

Friends of the Dunes is now recruiting experienced and active volunteers to join the Board of Directors and its subcommittees. We are looking for individuals who share a love of our coastal dune system and who have strong backgrounds in one or more of the following: finance, human resources, strategic planning, fundraising, non-profit work, event planning, and grant writing. For more information and an application, please see our Board of Directors page. You can also contact our Board President:

John St. Marie
John@FriendsoftheDunes.org
707-499-6447

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 | info@friendsofthedunes.org

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