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Featured Upcoming Activities

  • Special Event: June 7th - 3rd Annual Birds, Brunch and Beer +

    CLICK HERE for Information and our Online Registration Form!   Read More
  • Program: Photo Journey to the Galapagos - May 15 +

    We welcome long-time members, the Fielders for this special presentation highlighting the Galapagos! 7:30pm at the Elm Park Church, 401 Chestnut Street, Oneonta. Refreshments available. The Delaware-Otsego Audubon Society, a chapter of the National Audubon Society, covers the northern Catskill Mountain and upper Susquehanna River region of New York State. The organization is Read More
  • DOAS Field Trip: Wolf Mountain - Sat., June 13 +

    On Saturday June 13th, DOAS will sponsor a trip to the Wolf Mountain Nature Preserve and the Rogers Environmental Education Center. This whole day trip will include bird watching, wildlife viewing, and spectacular looks at wolves, artic foxes, and our northeastern coyotes. A guide is available for participants at the Read More
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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.
  • Download Membership Form

    Legislation Updates

    • April Legislation Update

      Threat to lead control--Under the leadership of Tom Salo, our Chapter has been in the forefront of an effort to reduce or hopefully eliminate the significant danger that spent lead ammunition poses to wildlife, particularly scavenging birds such as vultures and eagles. Toxic lead is found in wounded or discarded deer and other animals, and in gut piles left on the landscape. Birds are particularly susceptible to lead, and injury and mortality from lead poisoning is well-documented. This was a major factor in the near-extinction of California Condors. Closer to home, we strongly suspect that the disappearance of a Golden Eagle, dubbed Maxine, that we captured and Read More
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    May 2015 Newsletter

    • Audubon Adds Pledge to Eagle Reward Fund +

      The Delaware-Otsego Audubon Soc. (DOAS) has pledged $250 toward the reward fund set up to identify and prosecute individuals responsible for shooting an immature Bald Eagle found in New Lisbon, Otsego Co. on Saturday April 25. The bird is presently at Cornell University recovering from surgery. Part of one wing Read More
    • Raffle Items at Birds, Brunch and Beer (June 7) +

      Local carver, Rod Spangle has donated the bird carvings pictured below for part of our BBB Raffle on June 7. Get your tickets to the event today!   Boreal Chickadee 2014 Carving by Rod Spangle, available only at the DOAS Birds, Brunch and Beer Event on Sunday, June 7!   Read More
    • DOAS Spring Waterfowl Walk +

      Randy Lynch, Bob Donnelly, Becky Gretton (at scope), Marion Karl (at scope), Dave Kiehm (at scope), Leslie Preston, Jim Hill and Dan Schreiber. Spring passed for winter on April 4, when the Delaware Otsego Audubon Society sponsored the annual waterfowl count. A hearty group gathered at the Cooperstown Village docks and continued Read More
    • Summary of DOAS Statement on the Constitution Pipeline, January 2015 +

      Read the complete document here. Summary Delaware-Otsego Audubon Society is a Chapter of the National Audubon Society with 500 members in the region affected by the Constitution Pipeline. This is an immense project, involving over 200 waterway crossings in New York, and affecting numerous wetlands, aquifers and public water supplies. The impacts Read More
    • Coffee RE-Orders +

      We have had requests from a few of our members to place additional coffee orders through the year. If you would like to order coffee, please send an email to with # of bags and which type. Orders placed by the noon on the Sunday prior to each member meeting will be available Read More
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