Get outside on Feather River lands and meet other nature enthusiasts and conservation-minded folks. From birding and botany, to history and living Maidu culture, to Dixie Fire recovery and land stewardship on FRLT preserves, join us for events on the land and get to know the places you’re helping to protect.
We’ve concluded our 2022 events season, but stay tuned for 2023 events in the spring.
Photo by Shannon Morrow
Bird Walk at Sierra Valley Preserve (E. Entrance)
Saturday, May 21st, 9am–11am
Explore Sierra Valley’s birdlife with FRLT and Plumas Audubon Society at FRLT’s Sierra Valley Preserve, East Entrance (Maddalena).
Field Day at Sierra Valley Preserve (W. Entrance)
Sunday, June 12th, 9am–12pm
We’re sorry, registration for this event is full. You can still purchase tickets for the concert with Musica Sierra in the afternoon (see below).
Check out FRLT’s new West Entrance to the Sierra Valley Preserve and meet FRLT staff and volunteers. Take a guided nature walk along our botanical trail with a California Naturalist, learn about the valley’s history, and ask our Executive Director about future plans for a nature center and more trails at the Preserve.
Followed by Musical Headwaters, a concert presented by Musica Sierra at Lost Marbles Ranch
12:00pm-1:30pm Lunch | 1:30pm-3:00pm Concert
After exploring the Sierra Valley Preserve, head on over to Lost Marbles Ranch for food and a special concert with Musica Sierra, “Musical Headwaters—Fire & Grace & Ash.” World-class musicians will be premiering a new song cycle inspired by the native trout found in the Sierra.
Learn more at Musica Sierra’s website.
Sierra Valley Art + Ag Trail
Saturday, September 24th, 10am–4pm
The art and agriculture communities of Plumas and Sierra Counties invite you to spend the day enjoying the art, history, and culture of Sierra Valley.
Come visit FRLT along the Trail at the Sierra Valley Preserve’s West Entrance.
We’ll be joined by artist Kim Scott, Plumas Audubon Society, and wildlife photographer Liz Ramsey.
Learn more at Sierra Valley Art + Ag Trail’s website.
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From world-class birding and flower-filled meadows to historic barns and scenic walking trails, FRLT’s five nature preserves showcase the beauty of the Lost Sierra.
Photo by Katie Bagby/FRLT Staff
June 3 | Trail Stewardship Day at Mountain Meadows Reservoir
Join us for National Trail Day at FRLT-conserved Mountain Meadows Reservoir for a hands-on event.
Wildlife and Fire
Sierra Nevada wildlife biologists, Paul Hardy and Ryan Burnett, share the impacts of wildfire on native wildlife species.
Invest Your Values: Legacy Planning Webinar
Webinar Recording: Learn how creating a will can have positive long-term impacts on your family and favorite charities.
February 17 | Birthday Ski and Snowshoe at Olsen Barn Meadow
Come celebrate FRLT's 23rd birthday with us with a ski and snowshoe at Olsen Barn Meadow in Chester.
Get out and experience the beauty of the Feather River Watershed with FRLT's events. From birding and botany to history and building community there's something for everyone!
2022 Conservation Successes
Take a look back at 2022 with us and celebrate the successes made possible by our supporters. It was a fulfilling year of community, collaboration, and conservation success!
FRLT Preserve Coloring Pages
Our 2022 Solstice gift to you - coloring pages of three of our preserves, illustrated by an FRLT staff member.
Church Ranch Conservation Story
The 653-acre Church Ranch has been worked by the Church family for five generations. The property is a piece of agricultural history and its wet meadow and forest habitats support a diversity of wildlife.
Why Meadows Matter
The Feather River Watershed is home to some of the largest wetlands and montane meadows in California and FRLT is on a mission to conserve them.