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.

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The Humboldt Coastal Nature Center is open Tuesday through Sunday, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.


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Upcoming Events

Introduction to Coastal Wildflowers

Saturday April 30, 2016 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

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Take it Outside Family Fun Walk

Saturday April 30, 2016 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

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Wildflowers of the Dunes

Sunday May 1, 2016 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Join a Friends of the Dunes Naturalist for a guided walk, Introduction to Coastal Wildflowers, at the Manila Dunes Recreation Area on Saturday, April 30 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.. As part of the California Native Plant Society's 34th Annual Wildflower Show, this walk will focus on the identificion of wildflowers common in our coastal dunes. Meet at the Manila Community Center, 1611 Peninsula Drive. For more information, visit the North Coast CNPS website

Native Landscaping

Wednesday May 4, 2016, Wednesday May 4, 2016

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USFWS Dunes Restoration

Saturday May 7, 2016 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

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Lanphere Dunes Guided Walk

Saturday May 7, 2016, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

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Annual Events

Lupine Bash Get Outside Gear Sale Ocean Day Sand Sculpture Festival Wine by the Sea Calendar of Events


Friends of the Dunes would like to thank Eureka Natural Foods and YOU for participating in the Change 4 Change program in October. We received $1877.79 to support our coastal education and conservation programs.

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Friends of the Dunes | PO Box 186, Arcata CA 95518 | 707-444-1397 |

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