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.

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Tree Swallow

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

Mar
23
Sat
9:30 am Bird Walk for Beginners – Traylo... @ Meet at 8:00 AM in the parking lot off Humphrey Road at the southeast corner of Traylor Ranch Nature Reserve
Bird Walk for Beginners – Traylo... @ Meet at 8:00 AM in the parking lot off Humphrey Road at the southeast corner of Traylor Ranch Nature Reserve
Mar 23 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Bird Walk for Beginners – Traylor Ranch, Penryn Saturday, March 23, 2019 9:30-11:30 AM Leader: Heath Wakelee 916-870-5253 hwake- lee@gmail.com Meet at 8:00 AM in the parking lot off Humphrey Road at the southeast corner[...]
Apr
13
Sat
8:00 am Bird Walk for Beginners in Nevad... @ Meet at the Hirschman’s Trail parking lot on Cement Hill Road (next to the Nevada County Government Center (Rood Center)
Bird Walk for Beginners in Nevad... @ Meet at the Hirschman’s Trail parking lot on Cement Hill Road (next to the Nevada County Government Center (Rood Center)
Apr 13 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am
Bird Walk for Beginners in Nevada City (Hirschman’s Trail) Saturday, April 13, 2019 8:00-11:00 AM Leader: Theresa Thomas 530-264-6742 randtthomas@sbcglobal.net This walk is designed for beginners but more skilled birders would be helpful and appreciated. Expect[...]
10:00 am Bird Walk at South Yuba River St... @ Meet at Bridgeport’s north parking lot (just across the highway bridge) on Pleasant Valley Road
Bird Walk at South Yuba River St... @ Meet at Bridgeport’s north parking lot (just across the highway bridge) on Pleasant Valley Road
Apr 13 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Bird Walk at South Yuba River State Park at Bridgeport Saturday, April 13, 2019 8:00—10:00 AM Leaders: Bob Slyker 530-205-9011 bgsly@aol.com Carol and Bruce Malnor (   )  cmalnor@comcast.net Meet at Bridgeport’s north parking lot[...]
Apr
20
Sat
8:00 am Field Trip Along The Cascade Can... @ 
Meet at the auxiliary parking area, which is a tenth of a mile or two downhill from Banner-Lava Cap Rd. on Gracie Road, Nevada City (NOT the disputed lot at the corner of Gracie
Field Trip Along The Cascade Can... @ 
Meet at the auxiliary parking area, which is a tenth of a mile or two downhill from Banner-Lava Cap Rd. on Gracie Road, Nevada City (NOT the disputed lot at the corner of Gracie
Apr 20 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 am
Field Trip Along The Cascade Canal Trail Saturday, April 20, 2019 8:00 – 11:00 AM Leader: Rudy Darling, (530) 272-6504, rdarling@sbbmail.com 
Meet at the auxiliary parking area, which is a tenth of a mile or[...]
Apr
21
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
Apr 21 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am
Bird Walk For Beginners In Grass Valley Sunday, April 21, 2019 8:00-10:00 AM Leader: Dan Stewart 530-265-4677 dcstew@outlook.comMeet in the Briar Patch parking lot at 8:00AM. This walk is designed for beginners, but more skilled[...]
Apr
26
Fri
8:00 am Bird Walk at South Yuba River St... @ Meet at Bridgeport’s north parking lot (just across the highway bridge) on Pleasant Valley Road.
Bird Walk at South Yuba River St... @ Meet at Bridgeport’s north parking lot (just across the highway bridge) on Pleasant Valley Road.
Apr 26 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am
Bird Walk at South Yuba River State Park at Bridgeport Friday, April 26, 2019 8:00—10:00 AM Leader: Sylvia Wright, Sylvia.l. wright @ gmail.com Meet at Bridgeport’s north parking lot (just across the highway bridge) on[...]
Apr
27
Sat
8:00 am Field Trip at Rock Creek Nature ... @ Meet at the Nevada County (Rood) Government Center in the lot behind the county jail.
Field Trip at Rock Creek Nature ... @ Meet at the Nevada County (Rood) Government Center in the lot behind the county jail.
Apr 27 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 am
Field Trip at Rock Creek Nature Trail Saturday, April 27, 2019 8:00 – 11:00 AM Leader: Rudy Darling, (530) 272-6504, rdarling@sbbmail.com 
Meet at the Nevada County (Rood) Government Center in the lot behind the county[...]
9:30 am Bird Walk for Beginners – Traylo... @ parking lot off Humphrey Road at the southeast corner of Traylor Ranch Nature Reserve and Bird Sanctuary in Penryn. Note: the address for the Reserve is 5050 English Colony Road in Penryn.
Bird Walk for Beginners – Traylo... @ parking lot off Humphrey Road at the southeast corner of Traylor Ranch Nature Reserve and Bird Sanctuary in Penryn. Note: the address for the Reserve is 5050 English Colony Road in Penryn.
Apr 27 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Bird Walk for Beginners – Traylor Ranch, PenrynSaturday, April 27, 2019 9:30-11:30 AM Leader: Heath Wakelee 916-870-5253 hwakelee@gmail.comMeet at 9:30 AM in the parking lot off Humphrey Road at the southeast corner of Traylor Ranch[...]
Apr
29
Mon
9:30 am Bird Walk for Beginners – Traylo... @ parking lot off Humphrey Road at the southeast corner of Traylor Ranch Nature Reserve and Bird Sanctuary in Penryn. Note: the address for the Reserve is 5050 English Colony Road in Penryn. See March 23, 2019 listing for trip description.
Bird Walk for Beginners – Traylo... @ parking lot off Humphrey Road at the southeast corner of Traylor Ranch Nature Reserve and Bird Sanctuary in Penryn. Note: the address for the Reserve is 5050 English Colony Road in Penryn. See March 23, 2019 listing for trip description.
Apr 29 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Bird Walk for Beginners – Traylor Ranch, Penryn Monday, April 29, 2019 9:30-11:30 AM Leader: Heath Wakelee 916-870-5253 hwakelee@gmail.comMeet at 9:30 AM in the parking lot off Humphrey Road at the southeast corner of Traylor[...]
May
3
Fri
8:00 am Bird Walk at South Yuba River St... @ Meet at Bridgeport’s north parking lot (just across the highway bridge) on Pleasant Valley Road.
Bird Walk at South Yuba River St... @ Meet at Bridgeport’s north parking lot (just across the highway bridge) on Pleasant Valley Road.
May 3 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am
Bird Walk at South Yuba River State Park at Bridgeport Friday, May 3, 2019 8:00—10:00 AM Leaders: Bob Slyker 530-205-9011 bgsly@aol.com,      , Sylvia.l.wright@gmail.com Meet at Bridgeport’s north parking lot (just across the highway[...]