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

Jan
16
Wed
7:00 am Sierra Valley @ We will carpool from the Nevada County Government Center (Rood Center) at 950 Maidu Ave, Nevada City.
Sierra Valley @ We will carpool from the Nevada County Government Center (Rood Center) at 950 Maidu Ave, Nevada City.
Jan 16 @ 7:00 am – 4:00 pm
Sierra Valley Wednesday, January 16, 2019  7:00 AM to ? Leader: Dale Rubach 530-272-3698  rugby7676-birds@yahoo.com Sierra Valley is a unique and exciting area. It is located on the east slope of the Sierra Nevada mountains[...]
Jan
20
Sun
8:00 am Bird Walk For Beginners In Grass... @ meet at 8:00 AM in the parking lot of the Briar Patch Market
Bird Walk For Beginners In Grass... @ meet at 8:00 AM in the parking lot of the Briar Patch Market
Jan 20 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am
Bird Walk For Beginners In Grass Valley Sunday, January 20, 2019 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[...]
Jan
24
Thu
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.
Jan 24 @ 9:45 am – 11:30 am
Marysville for Tundra Swans & Snow Geese Thursday, January 24, 2019 9:45 – 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.[...]
Feb
9
Sat
9:00 am Bird Walk at South Yuba River St... @ Meet at Bridgepor t’s nor th parking lot (just across the highway bridge) on Pleasant Valley Road.
Bird Walk at South Yuba River St... @ Meet at Bridgepor t’s nor th parking lot (just across the highway bridge) on Pleasant Valley Road.
Feb 9 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Bird Walk at South Yuba River State Park at Bridgeport Saturday, February 9, 2019 9:00—11:00 AM Leaders: Bob Slyker 530-205-9011 bgsly@aol. com Carol and Bruce Malnor (530-263-9392) cmalnor@comcast.net Meet at Bridgepor t’s nor th parking lot[...]
Feb
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. 
Feb 17 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am
Bird Walk For Beginners In Grass Valley Sunday, February 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,[...]
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[...]