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

Mar
3
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
Mar 3 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am
Bird Walk for Beginners – Traylor Ranch, Penryn Saturday March 3, 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[...]
Mar
17
Sat
7:30 am Little Brown Birds @ Meet at the park-and-ride by the traffic light on Hwy 20 at Pleasant Valley Rd./ Penn Valley Drive.
Little Brown Birds @ Meet at the park-and-ride by the traffic light on Hwy 20 at Pleasant Valley Rd./ Penn Valley Drive.
Mar 17 @ 7:30 am – 12:00 pm
Little Brown Birds Saturday, March 17, 2018 8:00 AM – 12:00 AM Leader: Rudy Darling, (530) 272-6504, rdarling@sbbmail.com This field trip is held in conjunction with the Little Brown Birds class through Sierra College Continuing[...]
Mar
18
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
Mar 18 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am
Bird Walk For Beginners In Grass Valley Sunday, March 18, 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[...]
Apr
7
Sat
8:00 am Bird Walk for Beginners – Traylo... @ parking lot off Humphrey Rd. at the south- east corner of Traylor Ranch Nature Reserve and Bird Sanctuary in Penryn.
Bird Walk for Beginners – Traylo... @ parking lot off Humphrey Rd. at the south- east corner of Traylor Ranch Nature Reserve and Bird Sanctuary in Penryn.
Apr 7 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am
Bird Walk for Beginners – Traylor Ranch, Penryn Saturday, April 7, 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[...]
Apr
14
Sat
7:30 am Spenceville Wildlife Area for Sp... @ Meet at the Park and Ride at Pleasant Valley Road on Highway 20 at 7:30 am.
Spenceville Wildlife Area for Sp... @ Meet at the Park and Ride at Pleasant Valley Road on Highway 20 at 7:30 am.
Apr 14 @ 7:30 am – 12:00 pm
Spenceville Wildlife Area for Spring Migrants Saturday, April 14, 2018, 7:30 AM – 12 Noon Leader: Ted Beedy (530-274-7232) tbeedy@comcast.net This field trip will coincide with Ted Beedy’s Sierra College Community Education Class “Spring Migrants:[...]
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
Apr 14 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am
Bridgeport at South Yuba State Park Saturday Saturday, April 14, 2018 8:00-10:00 AM. Leaders: Bob Slyker 530-205-9011 bgsly@aol.com and Carol & Bruce Malnor 530-263-9392 cmalnor@comcast.net We’ll meet at Bridgeport’s north parking lot (just past the[...]