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

Got Wine?

Donate to our annual Wine by the Sea Fundraiser!

Support our programs by donating bottles of wine valued at $20 or more. Donations will be accepted at the Nature Center until the day before the event.

See: Wine by the Sea for more information.

Bee-Day Party

Sunday, August 19th from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

We have been conserving coastal habitats for 36 years, and to celebrate, we are having a Bee-Day Party! All are invited and encouraged to bring a picnic lunch.

See: Calendar of Events for more information.

Insect Walk

Saturday, August 19th from 1 to 3 p.m.

Join local insect expert and author Peter Haggard for an insect walk at the Humboldt Coastal Nature Center.

See: Calendar of Events for more information.

Save the Date!

Wine by the Sea will take place on Saturday, September 29, 2018. Art auction, wine pull, live music, local food and wines!

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

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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