News and Announcements

September 12 – FOAM Annual Meeting & Volunteer Appreciation Lunch

In person (barring new COVID rules) from noon-2:00 at the Marsh Interpretive Center. Albacore barbeque, Volunteer of the Year, Bird of the Year, and Annual Report.

August 13 – Application deadline to run for FOAM Board of Directors

Members are eligible to run for one of three open board seats, for a three-year term. The board meets on the second Thursday evening of each month. Board members are expected to volunteer for four hours each month in Marsh activities. Download the application here .

Art Shows: Godwit Days Student Art ends this month!

The Godwit Days student art at the Arcata Marsh Interpretive Center until the end of August. FOAM has curated art shows at the Interpretive Center since 1999. This changing exhibit showcases local wildlife and landscape artists and photographers. Artists interested in participating should consult Guidelines for Showing at the Interpretive Center.

Saturday Tours

Saturday tours are back! Join Ninety-minute tours of the Marsh leaving the Interpretive Center every Saturday at 2 p.m., rain or shine. Tour leaders are volunteers recruited and trained by FOAM. FOAM also offers a one-hour, “slower-speed” tour the last Tuesday of each month that leaves from the first parking lot south of Samoa Boulevard […]