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.
Thursday - Tuesday

Closed Wednesday

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Humboldt Coastal Nature Center

Upcoming Events

BioBlitz and Native Planting

Saturday, October 21 from 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Join us and the Northcoast Regional Land Trust to plant native plants at Freshwater Farms Reserve, followed by a smartphone-powered BioBlitz.

See: Calendar of Events for more information.

Nature Story Time

Saturday, October 21 from 2 to 3 p.m.

Join Friends of the Dunes naturalist Ashley Hansen for a short story about seabirds, an easy craft, and fun movmement activities. Geared for ages 3 to 6.

See: Calendar of Events for more information.

Kayakthe Slough

Sunday, October 22 from 12:30 to 3 p.m.

Join us and the Humboldt Baykeeper on a kayak adventure through Mad River Slough.

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

Our annual fall fundraising event happens Saturday, September 30th
from 3 to 6 p.m.at the Humboldt Coastal Nature Center, featuring
wine tasting, oysters, live music and more!
Get your advance discount tickets here!

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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