Placer Nature Center

Felting is lots of good, clean fiber fun

If you’ve got wool and water, you’re well on your way to creating some wonderful works of art. There’s nothing particularly new about felting, the process of turning raw fib ...

Workshops reflect shades of green

It’s actually easy being green. A workshop series at the Placer Nature Center makes it even easier with sessions on pruning, attracting butterflies and hummingbirds, composting ...

Get into groove of 2011 with January fun

If getting out and having fun is one of your 2011 resolutions, consider checking out any and all of these Auburn-area calendar highlights. Placer Nature Center The Placer Nature ...

Enjoy October’s seasonal entertainment options

October’s entertainment calendar is packed like a trick-or-treater’s bag on Halloween. Auburn Community Festival Find larger-than-life pumpkins, clever scarecrows, a costume ...

It's time for summer camp

Summer is the perfect time to be a kid. Now that school’s out, the next couple months are wide open, and therefore the prime time for adventure. There’s still plenty of time ...

Our View: Don’t forget your community this holiday season

The Gift of Giving Editor's note: During December the Auburn Journal is publishing a series of 12 stories on volunteers in our community. The stories are meant to inspire others ...

Nature Center proves its worth

Twenty years ago community members made a wish for Placer Nature Center and it came true! Wishes come true because and when community members truly believe in the certainty of ou ...

Placer Nature Center provides eco-education

Editor’s note: This is the fourth in a series of 12 stories on volunteers in our community. The stories will be published as a countdown to the holiday, in honor of the 12 days o ...

Have yourself a merry little weekend

It’s beginning to look and feel a lot like Christmas here in Auburn. If you’re in need of some holiday cheer, consider getting your fill at any or all of these weekend festivi ...

‘Outstanding’ and with the award to prove it

The Placer Community Foundation is this year’s recipient of the Outstanding Grantmaker award. The California Capital Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals sel ...