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

Dunes Climate Ready Walk

Saturday, September 23 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Learn about the Dunes Climate Ready Study with Coastal Ecologist, Andrea Pickart, at the Lanphere Dunes Unit of the Humbodlt Bay National Wildlife Refuge.

See: Calendar of Events for more information.

Wine by the Sea

Saturday, September 30 from 3 to 6 p.m.

Enjoy the view of the ocean from the Nature Center, listen to live music, silently bid on art auctions, and taste local wine & food at our annual fundraiser. All proceeds benefit free community education and stweardship programs.

See: Wine by the Sea for more information.

First Tuesday at T's Cafe

Tuesday, October 3 from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Every first Tuesday of the month, T's Cafe has generously decided to give back to their community by donating 10% of their sales to Friends of the Dunes.

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 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 |

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