It is the mission of Sierra Foothills Audubon Society to educate ourselves and others to the variety and beauty of our natural environment and protect our wildlife and natural places.

Use this site to find out more about the Sierra Foothills Audubon Society chapter. Use the Activities page to participate in our events and Conservation page to foster online communications about issues important to you. Be sure to check our newsletter, The Phoebe.  The free Acrobat reader is needed to read the Phoebe.
Sierra Foothills Audubon Society is headquartered in Grass Valley, California. Our membership area includes Nevada, Placer, Yuba, Sierra and El Dorado County.

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Upcoming Events

Jun
8
Thu
9:00 am Beginner’s Bird Walk – Traylor R... @ Meet at 9:00 AM in the parking lot off Humphrey Rd. at the south- east corner of Traylor Ranch Nature Reserve. Note: the address for the Reserve is 5050 English Colony Road in Penryn.
Beginner’s Bird Walk – Traylor R... @ Meet at 9:00 AM in the parking lot off Humphrey Rd. at the south- east corner of Traylor Ranch Nature Reserve. Note: the address for the Reserve is 5050 English Colony Road in Penryn.
Jun 8 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Beginner’s Bird Walk – Traylor Ranch, Penryn Thursday June 8, 2017 9:00 -11:00 AM Leader: Heath Wakelee 916-870-5253 hwakelee@gmail.com Meet at 9:00 AM in the parking lot off Humphrey Rd. at the south- east corner[...]
Jun
9
Fri
7:30 am Bird Walk at South Yuba State Pa... @ Meet at Bridgeport's north parking lot (just past the Yuba River highway bridge).
Bird Walk at South Yuba State Pa... @ Meet at Bridgeport's north parking lot (just past the Yuba River highway bridge).
Jun 9 @ 7:30 am – 10:00 am
Bird Walk at South Yuba State Park at Bridgeport Friday, June 9, 2017 7:30-10:00 AM Leader: Bob Slyker 530-205-9011 bgsly@aol.com Meet at Bridgeport’s north parking lot (just past the Yuba River highway bridge). Easy walking[...]
Jun
10
Sat
8:00 am Bird Walk For Beginners at Casca... @ front of the CVS parking lot in the Brunswick Shopping Center o Hwy 49 in Grass Valley
Bird Walk For Beginners at Casca... @ front of the CVS parking lot in the Brunswick Shopping Center o Hwy 49 in Grass Valley
Jun 10 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am
Bird Walk For Beginners at Cascade Trail Saturday, June 10, 2017 8:00-10:00 AM Leader: Allen Bertke 530-903-4440 bertke@pacbell.net Meet in the front of the CVS parking lot in the Brunswick Shopping Center o Hwy 49[...]
Jun
14
Wed
7:00 am Trip to Sierra Valley @ THIS TRIP IS LIMITED TO 10 PARTICIPANTS. CONTACT ED TO RESERVE YOUR SPOT.
Trip to Sierra Valley @ THIS TRIP IS LIMITED TO 10 PARTICIPANTS. CONTACT ED TO RESERVE YOUR SPOT.
Jun 14 @ 7:00 am – 5:00 pm
Trip to Sierra Valley Wednesday, June 14, 2017 7:00 AM – 5:00 PM Leader: Ed Pandolino erpfromca@aol.com THIS TRIP IS LIMITED TO 10 PARTICIPANTS. CONTACT ED TO RESERVE YOUR SPOT. Sierra Valley, the largest expanse[...]
Jun
17
Sat
7:00 am Bird Trip to Euer Valley (north ... @ Meet at the Nevada County Government Center at 7 AM
Bird Trip to Euer Valley (north ... @ Meet at the Nevada County Government Center at 7 AM
Jun 17 @ 7:00 am – 2:00 pm
Bird Trip to Euer Valley (north of Truckee) Saturday,June17,2017 7:00AM-2:00PM Leaders: Steve and Diane Rose at gnateater@gmail.com Meet at the Nevada County Government Center at 7 AM, where we will carpool to the trailhead just[...]
Jun
18
Sun
8:00 am Bird Walk For Beginners In Grass... @ Meet in the Briar Patch parking lot
Bird Walk For Beginners In Grass... @ Meet in the Briar Patch parking lot
Jun 18 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am
Bird Walk For Beginners In Grass Valley Sunday,June 18, 2017 8:00 -10:00 AM Leader: Dan Stewart 530-265-4677 dcstew@outlook.com Meet in the Briar Patch parking lot at 8:00AM. This walk is designed for beginners, but more[...]
Jun
22
Thu
7:00 am Loney Meadows @ Meet in the parking lot of the Rood Government Center near the jail
Loney Meadows @ Meet in the parking lot of the Rood Government Center near the jail
Jun 22 @ 7:00 am – 12:00 pm
Loney Meadows Thursday, June 22, 2017 7:00AM – 12:00PM (or thereabouts) Leader: Rudy Darling 530-272-6504 rdarling@sbbmail.com Meet in the parking lot of the Rood Government Center near the jail, 950 Maidu Avenue, Nevada City to[...]
Jun
24
Sat
7:00 am Birding the Burn @ Meet in the Grass Valley K-Mart parking lot at 7:00 AM
Birding the Burn @ Meet in the Grass Valley K-Mart parking lot at 7:00 AM
Jun 24 @ 7:00 am – 12:00 pm
Birding the Burn Saturday, June 24, 2017 7:00AM Leader: Christy Sherr sherrs@infostaytions.com Mixed severity fire creates snag forest patches that support biodiversity and are critical for our cavity nesting birds like woodpeckers and the secondary[...]
Jul
8
Sat
7:30 am Bridgeport at South Yuba State Park @ Bridgeport’s north parking lot (just past the Yuba River highway bridge)
Bridgeport at South Yuba State Park @ Bridgeport’s north parking lot (just past the Yuba River highway bridge)
Jul 8 @ 7:30 am – 10:00 am
Bridgeport at South Yuba State Park Saturday, July 8, 2017 7:30 AM Leader: Carol/Bruce Malnor (530-432-2724) cmalnor@comcast.net & Bob Slyker (530-205-9011) bgsly@aol.com We’ll meet at Bridgeport’s north parking lot (just past the Yuba River highway[...]
Jul
16
Sun
8:00 am Bird Walk For Beginners In Grass... @ parking lot of the Briar Patch Market on Sierra College Drive in Grass Valley
Bird Walk For Beginners In Grass... @ parking lot of the Briar Patch Market on Sierra College Drive in Grass Valley
Jul 16 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am
Bird Walk For Beginners In Grass Valley Sunday, July 16, 2017 8:00-10:00 AM Leader: Dan Stewart (530-265-4677) dcstew@outlook.com This walk is designed for beginners, but more skilled birders are helpful and welcome. We’ll talk about[...]