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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Jan Feb 2023

Upcoming Events

Feb
1
Wed
7:00 pm SFAS General Meeting Beecher Roo...
SFAS General Meeting Beecher Roo...
Feb 1 @ 7:00 pm
Beecher Room, Placer County Library, Auburn, or via Zoom. Doors open at 6:30 pm, meeting starts at 7:00. Please note that this meeting is on a Wednesday (not on the usual Thursday). Check the SFAS website and Facebook page for last-minute updates or call Program Chair Theresa Thomas at 530-264-6742. Nasty weather could cancel. Zoom link to join the meeting: ...
Feb
11
Sat
8:30 am Birding on Placer Land Trust’s L... @ Placer Land Trust’s Laursen Bear River Preserve South,
Birding on Placer Land Trust’s L... @ Placer Land Trust’s Laursen Bear River Preserve South,
Feb 11 @ 8:30 am – 11:00 am
Birding on Placer Land Trust’s Laursen Bear River Preserve South, near the Bear River.  Saturday, February 11,2023 8:30 AM Leader: Sarah Roeske All levels of experience are welcome. This is a co-Placer Land Trust – Sierra Foothills Audubon Society event. Please check the Placer Land Trust “Events” site about a month before the event. https://placerlandtrust.org/calendar/  You will need to sign ...
Feb
15
Wed
8:30 am Bird Walk in Auburn Regional Park @ meet at the Dry Creek Picnic Area, which is off of Dry Creek Rd
Bird Walk in Auburn Regional Park @ meet at the Dry Creek Picnic Area, which is off of Dry Creek Rd
Feb 15 @ 8:30 am – 10:00 am
Bird Walk in Auburn Regional Park Wednesday, January 18, 2023 Wednesday, February 15, 2023 Wednesday, March 15, 2023 ( Ides of March) 8:30-10:00 AM Leaders: Kate Brennan and Ann Thomas 1-530-268-1682 This will be a leisurely walk through the park looking for and identifying birds. It is intended particularly for individuals who are interested in learning the local birds. But ...
Feb
19
Sun
8:00 am Bird Walk For Beginners In Grass... @ Briar Patch Market on Sierra College Drive in Grass Valley.
Bird Walk For Beginners In Grass... @ Briar Patch Market on Sierra College Drive in Grass Valley.
Feb 19 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am
Bird Walk For Beginners In Grass Valley Sunday, November 20, 2022 Sunday, December 18, 2022 Sunday, January 15, 2023 8:00 -10:00 AM Leader: Dan Stewart  1-530-265-4677 or dcstew@outlook.com This walk is designed for beginners, but more skilled birders are helpful and welcome. We’ll talk about binoculars, how and where to find birds, what to look for when you find one. We ...
8:00 am Bird Walk For Beginners In Grass... @ meet in the parking lot of the Briar Patch Market on Sierra College Drive in Grass Valley
Bird Walk For Beginners In Grass... @ meet in the parking lot of the Briar Patch Market on Sierra College Drive in Grass Valley
Feb 19 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am
Bird Walk For Beginners In Grass Valley Sunday, January 15, 2023 Sunday, February 19, 2023 Sunday, March 19, 2023 8:00 -10:00 AM Leader: Dan Stewart 1-530-265-4677 or dcstew@outlook.com This walk is designed for beginners, but more skilled birders are helpful and welcome. We’ll talk about binoculars, how and where to find birds, what to look for when you find one. ...
Feb
25
Sat
8:30 am South Yuba River State Park Spon... @ Meet at the tiny Kneebone Cemetery just south of the Bridgeport Visitor's center on Pleasant Valley rd
South Yuba River State Park Spon... @ Meet at the tiny Kneebone Cemetery just south of the Bridgeport Visitor's center on Pleasant Valley rd
Feb 25 @ 8:30 am – 10:30 am
South Yuba River State Park Sponsored Bird Walk @ Meet at the tiny Kneebone Cemetery just south of the Bridgeport Visitor's center on Pleasant Valley rd
South Yuba River State Park Sponsored Bird Walk Saturday, January 28, 2023 Saturday, February 25, 2023 Saturday, March 25, 2023 8:30-10:30 AM Leader: Allen Bertke 530-913-2722 or berke@pacbell.net This walk will be perfect for beginners, but all levels of birders are welcome. The more eyes the better. Meet at the tiny Kneebone Cemetery just south of the Bridgeport Visitor’s center ...

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