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“On Heron Time” with Rick Bunting

January 20 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 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

    • 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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    • Greg the Golden Eagle - Fall 2016 Update +

      On the 18th of March 2014, a male Golden Eagle that had been feeding for most of that winter landed on the bait pile in New Lisbon. Scott VanArsdale patiently waited for the bird to get comfortable feeding. The bird dropped his head and Scott hit the button on the Read More
    • Raptor Research Foundation Conference Highlights +

      Peg DiBenedetto represented DOAS at the 2016 Annual Conference of the Raptor Research Foundation in Cape May, New Jersey this past October.  This conference celebrated the 50thanniversary of the Foundation with three days of continuous fast-paced “speed talks” and superb plenary talks by premier birders Dr. Ian Newton of England, Read More
    • 2017 Environmental Education Grant Information +

      Each year, Environmental Education Grants are awarded to classroom teachers in the DOAS area (Delaware, Otsego, eastern Chenango, and western Schoharie Counties) through the DOAS EE Grant Program.  This competitive grant program is also available for Home School Programs as well as Student Service Organizations.  These grants enable educators in our region to add new environmental Read More
    • Noteworthy Count of Golden Eagles over Oneonta +

      Fifty-seven migrating Golden Eagles were tallied at the Franklin Mt. Hawkwatch, near Oneonta, on November 11 by counters Steve Hall, Fred Fries and Kyle Dudgeon.  This is the second highest daily count in the 28-year history of the site, topped only by the 71 counted exactly eleven years prior, Nov. Read More
    • DOAS Provides Support for 'The Messenger' at Glimmerglass Film Days +

      On Saturday, November 12, from 1pm-3pm at the Fenimore Art Museum, Glimmerglass Film Days will be presenting The Messenger, a documentary about the alarming global impacts that our world is having on birds.  Delaware-Otsego Audubon Society (DOAS) is proud to provide partial sponsorship for this presentation, made richer and more Read More
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    November 2016 Newsletter