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Upcoming Events

Wed 28

Bird Seed Sale – 9/1 through 10/29

September 1 @ 8:00 am - October 29 @ 5:00 pm
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 20
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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    • September 15 - WZOZ FM Radio with Tom Salo and Leslie Ann +

      DOAS Director and Research Co-Chair Tom Salo was featured this morning on WZOZ with a special message for hunters and a plea to switch to non-lead ammunition this coming season. Click the play button below to listen! http://doas.us/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/WZOZ-Hunting-with-non-lead.mp3   For additional information on the topic, please go to http://huntingwithnonlead.org.     Read More
    • Gear Up for Hunting Season with Non-Lead Ammunition! +

      CREDIT YATHIN S KRISHNAPPA / WIKIPEDIA These radio spots are from an interview and a news story that recently aired on WIOX with Don Mathisen. If you are heading out in November for the Fall Season - please consider using lead-free options for your ammunition. Here's an interview with DOAS Director and Research Read More
    • September Reminders - 2016 +

      September News Update   In this issue: September 16 Program with Pat Kernan, NYSM Annual Bird Seed Pre-Order Sale (now through October) September Kingfisher Online Coming up in October: Open House on October 1 Field Trip to Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge - October 16 2016 Charter Dinner on Oct. 21 with Read More
    • 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
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    September 2016 Newsletter

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