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Featured Upcoming Activities

  • September 26th Open House to Feature Live Raptors +

    On Saturday, September 26, 2015 from 10 AM to 2 PM, the Delaware- Otsego Audubon Society will host an open house at the sanctuary property, just south of Oneonta. There is a full schedule including a live raptor program for bird lovers of  any age. 10:00 AM -  Beginners workshop on Identifying Read More
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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.
  • Download Membership Form

    Legislation Updates

    • June Conservation Update

      An opportunity to strengthen the nation’s most important bird protection law--The greatest achievement of the Audubon Society came in 1918, with the passage of the federal Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA). This law came out of the earlier efforts by Audubon and other conservationists to end the market hunting for plumes and food that decimated bird populations and ultimately led to extinction of the Passenger Pigeon. The MBTA largely ended these practices and no doubt saved other species, such as Snowy Egret, from extinction. It continues as the basic bird protection statute that protects songbirds, raptors, shorebirds, wading birds and Read More
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    June 2015 Newsletter

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    • 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
    • Summary of DOAS Statement on the Constitution Pipeline, January 2015 +

      Read the complete document here. Summary Delaware-Otsego Audubon Society is a Chapter of the National Audubon Society with 500 members in the region affected by the Constitution Pipeline. This is an immense project, involving over 200 waterway crossings in New York, and affecting numerous wetlands, aquifers and public water supplies. The impacts Read More
    • Coffee RE-Orders +

      We have had requests from a few of our members to place additional coffee orders through the year. If you would like to order coffee, please send an email to sjohandley@gmail.com with # of bags and which type. Orders placed by the noon on the Sunday prior to each member meeting will be available Read More
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