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Upcoming Events

  1. DOAS Board Meeting

    December 1 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  2. Short-eared owl walk

    December 12 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  3. Oneonta Region Christmas Bird Count (CBC)

    December 19
  4. Fort Plain Christmas Bird Count (CBC)

    January 2, 2016
  5. Bald Eagle Trip

    January 9, 2016 @ 8:30 am - 3:00 pm


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.
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

    • More help needed for the seas

      Last month we wrote of pending regulations that would reduce the toll on marine creatures from bycatch death at the hands of foreign fisheries. There is another opportunity to help fish, this time by letting delivery company FedEx know they need to halt their shipments of shark fins. Shark finning is a brutal practice that results in the death of an estimated 73 million animals each year. The captured fish have the fins hacked off, and then are tossed back in the water. Unable to swim, they die a slow death. Twenty-five percent of shark species are currently listed as Read More
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    • 2015 Open House Photo Gallery +

      Thank you to all who came out for the day along with the DOAS Board and Volunteers who helped to make the program a success!  Photos by Janet Potter and Andy Mason.  Click on any of the images below to open slideshow carousel. #gallery-1 { margin: auto; } #gallery-1 .gallery-item { float: left; Read More
    • DOAS Golden Eagle Researchers Attend Regional Meeting +

      DOAS Golden Eagle Research Team, Peg DiBenedetto and Tom Salo attended a meeting of the Eastern Golden Eagle Working Group in Rangeley, ME from 7/8-7/12. As the only representatives from New York, they met with eagle researchers and wildlife managers from Quebec to Florida.   The group is shown during a Read More
    • Audubon Adds Pledge to Eagle Reward Fund +

      The Delaware-Otsego Audubon Soc. (DOAS) has pledged $250 toward the reward fund set up to identify and prosecute individuals responsible for shooting an immature Bald Eagle found in New Lisbon, Otsego Co. on Saturday April 25. The bird is presently at Cornell University recovering from surgery. Part of one wing Read More
    • Raffle Items at Birds, Brunch and Beer (June 7) +

      Local carver, Rod Spangle has donated the bird carvings pictured below for part of our BBB Raffle on June 7. Get your tickets to the event today!   Boreal Chickadee 2014 Carving by Rod Spangle, available only at the DOAS Birds, Brunch and Beer Event on Sunday, June 7!   Read More
    • DOAS Spring Waterfowl Walk +

      Randy Lynch, Bob Donnelly, Becky Gretton (at scope), Marion Karl (at scope), Dave Kiehm (at scope), Leslie Preston, Jim Hill and Dan Schreiber. Spring passed for winter on April 4, when the Delaware Otsego Audubon Society sponsored the annual waterfowl count. A hearty group gathered at the Cooperstown Village docks and continued Read More
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    November 2015 Newsletter