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

Save the Date: Get Outside Gear Sale!

Saturday, March 31 from noon to 3 p.m.

Donate or consign your lightly used gear to the Get Outside Gear Sale, an annual fundraiser for Friends of the Dunes.

See: Get Outside Gear Sale for more information.

Bay to Dunes Training

Friday, February 23 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Learn how to lead groups of elementary school students on field trips to the Humboldt Bay and coastal dunes.

See: Calendar of Events for more information.

40th Annual Lupine Bash

Saturday, February 24 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Be part of the annual tradition of removing invasive yellow bush lupines before they get the chance to produce more seed at Lanphere Dunes!

See: Calendar of Events for more information.

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
johnstmarie0@gmail.com
707-499-6447

Annual Events

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

Get Outside Gear Sale

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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