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
26
Fri
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.
Apr 26 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am
Bird Walk at South Yuba River State Park at Bridgeport Friday, April 26, 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[...]
Apr
27
Sat
8:00 am Field Trip at Rock Creek Nature ... @ Meet at the Nevada County (Rood) Government Center in the lot behind the county jail.
Field Trip at Rock Creek Nature ... @ Meet at the Nevada County (Rood) Government Center in the lot behind the county jail.
Apr 27 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 am
Field Trip at Rock Creek Nature Trail Saturday, April 27, 2019 8:00 – 11:00 AM Leader: Rudy Darling, (530) 272-6504, rdarling@sbbmail.com 
Meet at the Nevada County (Rood) Government Center in the lot behind the county[...]
9:30 am Bird Walk for Beginners – Traylo... @ parking lot off Humphrey Road at the southeast corner of Traylor Ranch Nature Reserve and Bird Sanctuary in Penryn. Note: the address for the Reserve is 5050 English Colony Road in Penryn.
Bird Walk for Beginners – Traylo... @ parking lot off Humphrey Road at the southeast corner of Traylor Ranch Nature Reserve and Bird Sanctuary in Penryn. Note: the address for the Reserve is 5050 English Colony Road in Penryn.
Apr 27 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Bird Walk for Beginners – Traylor Ranch, PenrynSaturday, April 27, 2019 9:30-11:30 AM Leader: Heath Wakelee 916-870-5253 hwakelee@gmail.comMeet at 9:30 AM in the parking lot off Humphrey Road at the southeast corner of Traylor Ranch[...]
Apr
29
Mon
9:30 am Bird Walk for Beginners – Traylo... @ parking lot off Humphrey Road at the southeast corner of Traylor Ranch Nature Reserve and Bird Sanctuary in Penryn. Note: the address for the Reserve is 5050 English Colony Road in Penryn. See March 23, 2019 listing for trip description.
Bird Walk for Beginners – Traylo... @ parking lot off Humphrey Road at the southeast corner of Traylor Ranch Nature Reserve and Bird Sanctuary in Penryn. Note: the address for the Reserve is 5050 English Colony Road in Penryn. See March 23, 2019 listing for trip description.
Apr 29 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Bird Walk for Beginners – Traylor Ranch, Penryn Monday, April 29, 2019 9:30-11:30 AM Leader: Heath Wakelee 916-870-5253 hwakelee@gmail.comMeet at 9:30 AM in the parking lot off Humphrey Road at the southeast corner of Traylor[...]
May
3
Fri
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.
May 3 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am
Bird Walk at South Yuba River State Park at Bridgeport Friday, May 3, 2019 8:00—10:00 AM Leaders: Bob Slyker 530-205-9011 bgsly@aol.com,      , Sylvia.l.wright@gmail.com Meet at Bridgeport’s north parking lot (just across the highway[...]
May
4
Sat
7:00 am Birding by Ear (Conifer forests) @ Meet in the parking lot of the Rood Government Center, 950 Maidu Avenue, Nevada City to carpool.
Birding by Ear (Conifer forests) @ Meet in the parking lot of the Rood Government Center, 950 Maidu Avenue, Nevada City to carpool.
May 4 @ 7:00 am – 12:00 pm
Birding by Ear (Conifer forests) Saturday May 4, 2019 7:00AM – 12:00PM (or thereabouts) Leader: Meet in the parking lot of the Rood Government Center, 950 Maidu Avenue, Nevada City to carpool.Rudy Darling (530-272-6504, rdarling@sbbmail.com)Twenty-five miles[...]
May
11
Sat
7:00 am Bird Walk at Sierra Discovery Tr... @ Meet in the parking lot of the Rood Government Center, 950 Maidu Avenue, Nevada City to carpool
Bird Walk at Sierra Discovery Tr... @ Meet in the parking lot of the Rood Government Center, 950 Maidu Avenue, Nevada City to carpool
May 11 @ 7:00 am – 11:00 am
Bird Walk at Sierra Discovery Trail and Bowman Road Saturday, May 11, 2019 7:00 – 11:00 AM Leader: Rudy Darling (530-272-6504), rdarling@sbbmail.com Meet in the parking lot of the Rood Government Center, 950 Maidu Avenue,[...]
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.
May 11 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am
Bird Walk at South Yuba River State Park at Bridgeport  Saturday, May 11, 2019 8:00—10:00 AM  Leaders: Carol and Bruce Malnor (530-263-9392), cmalnor@comcast.net  Meet at Bridgeport’s north parking lot (just across the highway bridge) on[...]
May
18
Sat
9:30 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
May 18 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Bird Walk for Beginners – Traylor Ranch, Penryn Saturday, May 18, 2019 9:30 – 11:30 AM Leader: Heath Wakelee 916-870-5253,  hwakelee@gmail.com Meet in the parking lot off Humphrey Road at the southeast corner of Traylor[...]
May
19
Sun
8:00 am Bird Walk For Beginners In Grass... @ We meet at 8:00 AM in the parking lot of the Briar Patch Market
Bird Walk For Beginners In Grass... @ We meet at 8:00 AM in the parking lot of the Briar Patch Market
May 19 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am
Bird Walk For Beginners In Grass Valley Sunday, May 19, 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[...]