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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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

Nov
30
Sat
8:00 am Colusa National Wildlife Refuge/... @ Meet at the Park & Ride at the intersection of Highway 20 and Pleasant Valley Road at 8:00 am, and we will carpool from there.
Colusa National Wildlife Refuge/... @ Meet at the Park & Ride at the intersection of Highway 20 and Pleasant Valley Road at 8:00 am, and we will carpool from there.
Nov 30 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Colusa National Wildlife Refuge/Sutter Buttes Saturday, November 30, 2019 8:00 AM- 5:00 PM Leader: Ted Beedy 530-274-7232 tbeedy@comcast.net We always schedule this trip in late November to maximize our chances of seeing large concentrations of[...]
Dec
6
Fri
8:00 am Bird Walk at South Yuba State Pa... @ Meet at Bridgeport’s north parking lot (just across the highway bridge on Pleasant Valley Road)
Bird Walk at South Yuba State Pa... @ Meet at Bridgeport’s north parking lot (just across the highway bridge on Pleasant Valley Road)
Dec 6 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am
Bird Walk at South Yuba State Park at Bridgeport Friday, December 6, 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 Pleasant Valley[...]
Dec
7
Sat
7:00 am Sierra Valley @ carpool from the Nevada County Government Center (Rood Center) at 950 Maidu Ave, Nevada City.
Sierra Valley @ carpool from the Nevada County Government Center (Rood Center) at 950 Maidu Ave, Nevada City.
Dec 7 @ 7:00 am – 3:00 pm
Sierra Valley Saturday, December 7, 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[...]
8:00 am Bird Walk at South Yuba State Pa... @ Meet at Bridgeport’s north parking lot (just across the highway bridge on Pleasant Valley Road)
Bird Walk at South Yuba State Pa... @ Meet at Bridgeport’s north parking lot (just across the highway bridge on Pleasant Valley Road)
Dec 7 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am
Bird Walk at South Yuba State Park at Bridgeport Saturday, December 7, 2019, 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM Leaders: Bob Slyker bgsly@aol.com and    (530-263-9392) cmalnor@comcast.net Meet at Bridgeport’s north parking lot (just across the[...]
Dec
14
Sat
7:00 am Christmas Bird Counts for Sierra... @ contact leader Rudy
Christmas Bird Counts for Sierra... @ contact leader Rudy
Dec 14 2019 @ 7:00 am – Jan 4 2020 @ 5:00 pm
Christmas Bird Counts These outings will be at these dates and locations: Dec 14  Auburn Dec 19  Marysville Dec 30  Lincoln Jan 4    Grass Valley
8:00 am Bird Walk for Beginners – Traylo... @ Meet in the parking lot off Humphrey Road at the southeast corner of Traylor Ranch Nature Reserve and Bird Sanctuary
Bird Walk for Beginners – Traylo... @ Meet in the parking lot off Humphrey Road at the southeast corner of Traylor Ranch Nature Reserve and Bird Sanctuary
Dec 14 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am
Bird Walk for Beginners – Traylor Ranch, Penryn Saturday, December 14, 2019 8:00 – 10:00 AM Leader: Howard Williams oldbackpacker@me.com Meet in the parking lot off Humphrey Road at the southeast corner of Traylor Ranch[...]
Dec
15
Sun
8:00 am Bird Walk For Beginners @ Meet in the Briar Patch parking lot at 8:00AM.
Bird Walk For Beginners @ Meet in the Briar Patch parking lot at 8:00AM.
Dec 15 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am
Bird Walk For Beginners In Grass Valley Sunday, December15, 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. Please contact leader if the weather is[...]
Dec
21
Sat
8:30 am Marysville Rice Fields Birding @ We will caravan from the Pleasant Valley Rd. and Hwy. 20 Park and Ride
Marysville Rice Fields Birding @ We will caravan from the Pleasant Valley Rd. and Hwy. 20 Park and Ride
Dec 21 @ 8:30 am – 12:00 pm
Marysville Rice Fields Birding Saturday, December 21, 2019 8:30AM- 12 Noon Leader: Jim Groeser 530-432-6596 redtailh@gmail.com We will caravan from the Pleasant Valley Rd. and Hwy. 20 Park and Ride 16 miles to Woodruff Lane[...]