Organizations Filed Purposes:
The organization's mission is to inspire understanding, enjoyment and stewardship of the Olympic Peninsula's unique natural and cultural resources, with emphasis on birds, rivers, fish, and people.
Adult Classes and education programs - The River Center staff and volunteers conducted a wide variety of educational programs and presentations for adults, ranging from weekly bird walks to presentations on cultural influences, diversity, and local flora and fauna. Total attendance to these programs was 2,700. Because of Covid 19 restrictions and the subsequent River Center closure in March 2020, in-person classes were canceled for the rest of the year. Prior to the closure for the first 3 months, over 600 people attended bird and other classes and over 350 participants experienced school trips to the Center, class visits or field trips. During the pandemic closure, the staff and volunteers offered 18 virtual learning programs that were attended by 1,800 members.
Education Classes for Schools and Children - The Dungeness River Audubon Center staff and volunteers provided field trips to the Dungeness River and in-class enrichment programs for school classes and other children's groups. In-person programs were limited after March. For classes where in-person attendance was allowed a little over 300 students participated in programs. During the closure, the staff continued to offer virtual classes and to prepare programs that sought to teach students about how watersheds and their inhabitants function and their value to communities, with the Dungeness River being used as the center piece to the educational lessons.
Maintenance and staffing of an interpretative center - The center was used for adult programs and classes, school programs, and camps providing education on conservation, diversity and stewardship of out natural resources. Total visitors to the center for all formally scheduled events in 2020 was about 7,000 which was a third of the prior year due to the closure caused by Covid 19. The staff conducted virtual meetings with local groups and agencies working in natural resources as well as virtual tours and programs on watershed conservation, management, ecology, wildlife, and native plants.
Executives Listed on Filing
Total Salary includes financial earnings, benefits, and all related organization earnings listed on tax filing
|Name||Title||Hours Per Week||Total Salary|
|Kendra Donelson||Board Member||2||$0|
|Mark Megahan||Board Member||2||$0|
|Allyson Simons||Board Member||1||$0|
|Bob Iddins||Board Member||1||$0|
|Laura Dubois||President and Board member||4||$0|
|Tuttie Peetz||Vice President and Board Member||3||$0|
|Wanda Schneider||Treasurer and Board Member||5||$0|
|Ann Sargent||Secretary and Board Member||3||$0|
|Neil Harrington||Board Member||2||$0|
|Annette Hanson||Board Member||4||$0|
|Ken Wiersema||Board Member||4||$0|
|Darcy Mcnamara||Board Member||3||$0|
|Sara Cendajas-Zarelli||Board Member||2||$0|
|Lyn Muench||Board Member||3||$0|
|Shirley Anderson||Board Member||3||$0|
|Annette Nesse||Board Member||4||$0|
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