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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.
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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    • 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
    • 2016 Proposed Changes to DOAS ByLaws +

      Please click here to open and view the file. Read More
    • 2016 Summer Day Camp Registrations Now Available +

      The DOAS 2016 John G. New Audubon Summer Day Camp is now open for registration.  Complete information can be found here: Read More
    • DOAS receives grant support for project promoting use of non-lead ammunition +

      Thanks in large part to a matching grant from the American Eagle Foundation, the Delaware-Otsego Audubon Society is launching a public education campaign designed to reduce poisoning of bald eagles by lead bullet residues and to increase hunter acceptance of alternatives to lead ammunition. Work associated with the $20,000.00 project Read More
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    May 2016 Newsletter