Plumas Audubon Society’s Upcoming Events

All events are free. Donations are appreciated. Become a member of Plumas Audubon Society to receive our seasonal newsletter and updates regarding upcoming events. For more information visit: https://plumasaudubon.org/

Saturday, May 21st, 2022. 9:00 AM

Field Trip: Sierra Valley Preserve, East Entrance, Maddalena

Sierra Valley is a sight to behold this time of year. Plumas Audubon Society is excited to be teaming up with Feather River Land Trust to bring you this bird walk, hosted by retired PAS Board Member, Jill Slocum. The walk will go from 9:00 am to 11:00 am.

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What to bring: The tour will include a light amount of walking (potentially on uneven terrain) so please wear sturdy shoes and gear for being outdoors. Weather can change fast in Sierra Valley! Be sure to bring sun and wind protection, layered clothing, water, and any snacks you may need. If you have binoculars and relevant bird guides, please bring them. We’ll have a few extras for those who don’t.

Parking & Directions: Participants should park and meet at the East Entrance of the Sierra Valley Preserve (Maddalena corrals) located near Beckwourth, CA on County Road A-24 approximately 1.75 miles south of the Highway 70 junction.

This free event is open to all ages. Registration is required. Click here to register: https://www.frlt.org/blog/bird-walk-at-sierra-valley-preserve/

Saturday, May 28th, 2022. 9:00 AM

Field Trip: Butterfly Valley Botanical Area Bird and Plant Walk

Join PAS’s Operations Director, Liz Ramsey, at the intersection of Butterfly Valley-Twain Rd. and Highway 70 at 9:00 AM to carpool up to Butterfly Valley Botanical Area for a low-intensity hike through this incredible and unique Special Interest Area.

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While plant diversity will be the focus of this outing, birds are also to be expected and will be pointed out throughout the hike.

Be sure to bring snacks and water, wear proper attire, and bring along your field guides, binoculars, or notebooks if desired. Extra binoculars to borrow will be provided.

Feel free to contact Liz Ramsey ( [email protected] ) with any questions you may have!

Saturday, June 4th, 2022. 8:30 AM

Field Trip: Let’s Go Birding Together Quincy – Pride Month Bird Walk

Birding is for everyone! Plumas Audubon Society is excited to be teaming up with the Plumas County Gay-Straight Alliance and Point Blue Conservation Science for our Second Annual Let’s Go Birding Together Pride Month Bird Walk, this year located in Quincy. This is an all ages event.

Please register using this google form ( https://forms.gle/K7gWdAEFMxjywoY99 ) to order yourself a “Let’s Go Birding Together” T-shirt. T-shirt orders must be received by Friday, May 20th, to receive your shirt on the day of the event. If ordered after, the shirts will be available for pick-up at the Plumas Audubon office at a later date. Lack of registration does not prohibit attendance.

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Participants will meet at Spanish Creek at the Spanish Ridge Trailhead just before Oakland Camp at 8:30 a.m. We will begin shortly after 8:30 a.m. The trip will conclude around 11:30, but guests are welcome to stay longer if desired.

Binoculars are available to borrow. Dress in layers and prepare for sun and insects. Bring water and snacks and be prepared to pack out any trash you bring in. Participants must be able to walk on uneven ground and be prepared to do some walking.

Feel free to contact Liz Ramsey ( [email protected] ) with any questions you may have!

Sunday, June 5th, 12th, 19th, & 26th, 2022. 8:00 AM.

Weekly Chester Bird Walks

Join retired PAS Board Member, Suzanne McDonald, every Sunday in June for guided bird walks in the Chester area.

Participants will gather and organize in the Holiday Market parking lot in Chester at 8:00 am. The trips will end around 11:30. Site will vary each week but will always be in the vicinity of Chester.

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Binoculars will be available to borrow. Participants must be able to walk on uneven ground and be prepared to do some walking. Dress in layers, and prepare for sun, wind, and insects.