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.

Brown Creeper

Brown Creeper

Tree Swallow

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

Feb
23
Sat
9:45 am Marysville for Tundra Swans & Sn... @ Meet at 9:30 am in the McDonalds parking lot located at 316 E Street in Marysville
Marysville for Tundra Swans & Sn... @ Meet at 9:30 am in the McDonalds parking lot located at 316 E Street in Marysville
Feb 23 @ 9:45 am – 9:45 am
Marysville for Tundra Swans & Snow Geese Saturday, February 23, 2019 9:45AM- 11:30AM Leader: Heath Wakelee 916-870-5253 hwakelee@gmail.com Meet at 9:30 am in the McDonalds parking lot located at 316 E Street in Marysville. We[...]
Mar
9
Sat
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
Mar 9 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am
Bird Walk at South Yuba River State Park at Bridgeport Saturday, March 9, 2019 8:00—10:00 AM Leaders: Bob Slyker 530-205-9011 bgsly@aol. com Carol and Bruce Malnor (530-263-9392) cmalnor@comcast.net Meet at Bridgeport’s north parking lot (just across[...]
Mar
11
Mon
9:30 am City of Lincoln Wastewater Treat... @ Meet at the City of Lincoln Wastewater Treatment Facility, 1245 Fiddyment Road, Lincoln, CA 95648 Phone: (916) 434-2450.
City of Lincoln Wastewater Treat... @ Meet at the City of Lincoln Wastewater Treatment Facility, 1245 Fiddyment Road, Lincoln, CA 95648 Phone: (916) 434-2450.
Mar 11 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
City of Lincoln Wastewater Treatment Facility Monday, March 11, 2019 9:30 to 11:30AM Leader: Heath Wakelee 916-870-5253 hwakelee@gmail.com Meet at the City of Lincoln Wastewater Treatment Facility, 1245 Fiddyment Road, Lincoln, CA 95648 Phone: (916)[...]
Mar
17
Sun
8:00 am Bird Walk For Beginners In Grass... @ Meet in the Briar Patch parking lot at 8:00AM. 
Bird Walk For Beginners In Grass... @ Meet in the Briar Patch parking lot at 8:00AM. 
Mar 17 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am
Bird Walk For Beginners In Grass Valley Sunday, March 17, 2019 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,[...]
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[...]