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Upcoming Events

  1. Great Backyard Bird Count 2016

    February 12 @ 12:05 am - February 15 @ 11:55 pm
  2. Wells Horton, Photographer

    February 19 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  3. DOAS Board Meeting

    March 1 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  4. DOAS Board Meeting

    April 19 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  5. DOAS Board Meeting

    May 17 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 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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    • 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 Read More
    • Successful Bald Eagle Trip +

      This year's field trip on Jan. 9 to view wintering Bald Eagles in the upper Delaware River basin brought out over 50 participants who spotted 27 eagles along the East and West Branches of the Delaware and Cannonsville Reservoir in Delaware County. Waterways and the reservoir were nearly all open, leading to the Read More
    • 2016 Environmental Education Grants Announced +

      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
    • 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
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    February 2016 Newsletter

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