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

Apr
29
Sun
5:00 pm 4th Annual Hummingbird Extravaganza @ 5:00 PM from the Park and Ride lot behind the Cornerstone Church at the corner of Hwy 49 and Wolf Rd.
4th Annual Hummingbird Extravaganza @ 5:00 PM from the Park and Ride lot behind the Cornerstone Church at the corner of Hwy 49 and Wolf Rd.
Apr 29 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
4th Annual Hummingbird Extravaganza Sunday, April 29, 2018 5:00-7:00PM Leader: Kate Brennan, 530-268-1682 Do you love hummingbirds? Join us for an evening with an astonishing number of hummers at a well established migratory rest and[...]
May
4
Fri
8:00 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).
May 4 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am
Bridgeport at South Yuba State Park Friday May 4, 2018 8:00-10:00 AM. Leaders: Bob Slyker 530-205-9011 bgsly@aol.com We’ll meet at Bridgeport’s north parking lot (just past the Yuba River highway bridge). This approximately two hour[...]
May
5
Sat
8:00 am Bird Walk for Beginners – Traylo... @ parking lot off Humphrey Rd. at the south- east corner of Traylor Ranch Nature Reserve
Bird Walk for Beginners – Traylo... @ parking lot off Humphrey Rd. at the south- east corner of Traylor Ranch Nature Reserve
May 5 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am
Bird Walk for Beginners – Traylor Ranch, Penryn Saturday, May 5, 2018 8:00-10:00AM Leader: Bill Covington 916-645-0727 Meet at 8:00 AM in the parking lot off Humphrey Rd. at the south- east corner of Traylor[...]
May
6
Sun
6:30 am Black Swan Preserve @ Meet, no later than 6:30 AM, at the Park and Ride lot on Rough and Ready Highway, just north of Highway 20 and Penn Valley Dr
Black Swan Preserve @ Meet, no later than 6:30 AM, at the Park and Ride lot on Rough and Ready Highway, just north of Highway 20 and Penn Valley Dr
May 6 @ 6:30 am – 11:30 am
Black Swan Preserve Sunday, May 6, 2018 6:30 -11:30 AM Leaders: Steve &Diane Rose nevcountybba@gmail.com This recently acquired Bear Yuba Land Trust property already has a bird list north of 100 species. Its large pond[...]
May
11
Fri
7:30 am Cascade Canal Trail @ Meet @ 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 and Banner- Lava Cap Roads).
Cascade Canal Trail @ Meet @ 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 and Banner- Lava Cap Roads).
May 11 @ 7:30 am – 10:30 am
Cascade Canal Trail Friday, May 11, 2018 7:30 – 10:30 AM Leader: Rudy Darling, (530) 272-6504, rdarling@sbbmail.com Meet @ the auxiliary parking area, which is a tenth of a mile or two downhill from Banner-Lava[...]
May
19
Sat
8:00 am Bridgeport at South Yuba State Park @ meet at Bridgeport’s north parking lot (just past the Yuba River highway bridge).
Bridgeport at South Yuba State Park @ meet at Bridgeport’s north parking lot (just past the Yuba River highway bridge).
May 19 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am
Bridgeport at South Yuba State Park Saturday Saturday, May 19, 2018 8:00-10:00 AM. Leaders: Carol & Bruce Malnor 530-263-9392 cmalnor@comcast.net We’ll meet at Bridgeport’s north parking lot (just past the Yuba River highway bridge). This[...]
May
20
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
May 20 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am
Bird Walk For Beginners In Grass Valley Sunday, May 20, 2018 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[...]