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Upcoming Events

Tue 06

DOAS Board Meeting

December 6 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Sat 10

Short-eared Owl Field Trip

December 10 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Sat 31

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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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Family: $20/1 year OR $30/2 years

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  • 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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    • 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
    • Fall Montezuma Trip Recap +

      By Eleanor Moriarty, Trip Leader Lesser yellowlegs; Photo by Jennifer Hyypio On Sunday, October 16th, DOAS sponsored a fall birding trip to the Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge, located at the north end of Cayuga Lake, and US Route 20, East Seneca Falls, NY.  A group of seventeen participants carpooled through Read More
    • Golden Eagle Project Maps - Updated October 2016 +

      This map displays the density of use of habitat of six Catskill region golden eagles that were present during the winter and spring. Individual GPS data points can be seen where eagles were traveling. The darker areas are where eagles persisted. The triangles are sites where the eagles were caught Read More
    • Open House 2016 Photo Gallery +

      A huge thank you to everyone including:   Rough-legged hawk, photo by DOAS DOAS Board of Directors and spouses for refreshments and baked goods, support throughout the day. Everyone who came out to visit us on a cloudy (but very nice) day. Our Hawkwatch Volunteers who were available to answer Read More
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    November 2016 Newsletter

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