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Upcoming Events

Sep 01

Bird Seed Sale – 9/1 through 10/29

September 1 @ 8:00 am - October 29 @ 5:00 pm
Sep 16
Oct 01

Open House at Hawkwatch

October 1 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Oct 16

Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge Field Trip

October 16 @ 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Oct 21

2016 Charter Dinner – October 21

October 21 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Join DOAS

The Delaware-Otsego Audubon Society Inc. (DOAS) has been a Chapter of the National Audubon Society since 1977. Our mission is to educate, improve environmental quality, protect and maintain ecological systems and wisely utilize and conserve natural resources.
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Individual: $15/1 year OR $25/2 years
Family: $20/1 year OR $30/2 years

Members Receive:

  • 9 issues of The Belted Kingfisher (printed and mailed unless email only preferred)
  • Notification of upcoming programs and messages through DOAS News ListServe emails
  • Volunteer participation opportunities
  • Early notice for special events and opportunities; Member discounts when possible.
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    Legislation Updates

    • Update on Constitution Pipeline

      DOAS has been involved in legal action regarding the proposed Constitution Pipeline as an intervenor in the proceedings. We are represented by the environmental law firm Earthjustice, along with the Sierra Club, Catskill Mountainkeeper, Riverkeeper, and others. Our Chapter submitted extensive testimony on the impacts on birds from pipeline construction and operation, focused on the large scale fragmentation of forests that will come about if the project proceeds. Although the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) approved the pipeline, there are still conditions in place that have kept construction from starting. Primary is a water quality permit from the NY State DEC that is still pending. Also, tree Read More
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    • 2016 Bird Seed Sale Announced +

      Audubon to sell bird seed to raise funds Pre-order now through October 29 The Delaware-Otsego Audubon Society will be accepting bird seed pre-orders over the next two months to raise funds required to support programming throughout the region in 2017.  Orders are placed by mail-in form or by online store purchase Read More
    • 2016 Summer Camp Fun +

      Twenty two nature campers entering grades 3 through 6 had fun in the outdoors this summer during our two exploration-focused sessions at the DOAS Sanctuary. The sessions ran beautifully under the continued direction of educator Megan Langan (nee Gigandet).  A warm thank you goes out to DOAS Co-President, Andy Mason Read More
    • Audubon video aims to reduce poisoning of eagles +

      ONEONTA--Delaware-Otsego Audubon Society has teamed with the American Eagle Foundation to create a video on the dangers lead bullets pose to eagles in New York and elsewhere. The 13-minute video, “Lead Ammunition: A Needless Danger to Eagles and Ourselves” features interviews with hunters and their families, as well as with Read More
    • Audubon offers special 'Birding by Ear' event this June +

      COOPERSTOWN - ONEONTA - SPRINGFIELD - WESTFORD]  Spring is the season that all birders look forward to in the Northeast. It is the time of year when many of our favorite songbirds return to our area. There are about 60 species of birds that are common to the central New York region during Read More
    • Birding by Ear - Sunday, June 5 +

      This special program will be held on Sunday morning, June 5 at the Davis Park in the Town of Westford, NY. An educational session including slides, recordings and handouts at 8:30 AM will be followed by a bird hike with DOAS experts, “Bruncheon” buffet, raffles, and another hike for more Read More
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    June 2016 Newsletter

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