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.

Come Visit!

The Humboldt Coastal Nature Center is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. every day except Wednesday.

707-444-1397

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Upcoming Events

Lanphere Dunes Guided Walk

Saturday, July 1 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Join a Friends of the Dunes naturalist for a guided tour of the Lanphere Dunes Unit of the Humboldt Bay National Wildlife Refuge.

See: Calendar of Events for more information.

First Tuesday at T's Cafe

Tuesday, July 4 from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Every first Tuesday, T's Cafe donates 10% of their sales to Friends of the Dunes.

See: Calendar of Events for more information.

Weeding Wednesday

Wednesday, July 5 from 5 to 6:30 p.m.

Join Friends of the Dunes volunteers for some light weeding and landscaping around the Humboldt Coastal Nature Center.

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

Sand Sculpture Festival

July 15, 2017 at the Manila Dunes Recreation Area!


Visit our Sand Sculpture Festival Page for all the details PLUS photos from festivals going back 15 years!

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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