Sierra Foothills Audubon Society is headquartered in Grass Valley, California. Our membership area includes Nevada, Placer, Yuba, Sierra and El Dorado County.

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.

The Phoebe

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Mar Apr 2023

Upcoming Events

7:00 pm SFAS General Meeting
SFAS General Meeting
Apr 4 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Gene Albaugh Community Room, Madelyn Helling Library, Nevada City, or via Zoom. Doors open at 6:30 pm, program starts at 7:00. Check the SFAS website and Facebook page for last-minute updates or call Program Chair Theresa Thomas at (530) 264-6742. Join us to learn more about the SFAS Bluebird Nest Box Monitoring Project. Kate Brennan will share a little history ...
8:00 am Bird Walk in Alta Sierra, Nevada...
Bird Walk in Alta Sierra, Nevada...
Apr 9 @ 8:00 am – 9:30 am
Leader: Kate Brennan (530-268-1682 Join us for a walk along Bear Yuba Land Trust’s Alan Thiesen Trail in Alta Sierra. We will meet at the trailhead, at the corner of Dog Bar Rd and Alta Sierra Dr. This trail is the site of one of SFAS’s Western Bluebird nest box trails. We will likely encounter a number of bluebirds getting ...
8:30 am Bird Walk in Auburn Regional Park
Bird Walk in Auburn Regional Park
Apr 19 @ 8:30 am – 10:00 am
Leaders: Kate Brennan (530-268-1682) and Ann Thomas 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 birders at all levels of experience are welcome as it is always good to share one’s knowledge of bird identification with new birders. We ...
8:00 am Bird Walk at Placer Nature Center
Bird Walk at Placer Nature Center
Apr 29 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am
Leader: Jean Matsuno Placer Nature Center is located on 60 acres in the Sierra Foothills in Auburn, with a 5-acre preserve. According to their website, it is “a place where people of all ages can explore their link with the out-of-doors and use the environment and our exhibits for educational growth”. The Center is opening its grounds to Sierra Foothill ...

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