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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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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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    • Audubon Calls Pipeline A Threat To Birds +

      Fragmented forests will reduce nesting, says local group The local Chapter of the National Audubon Society is terming the proposed Constitution Pipeline “a clear and present threat to bird habitat” in comments to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on the pending Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the project. The corridor for the Read More
    • Alert: Constitution Pipeline Public Hearings +

      The Constitution Pipeline is now under the final consideration  to be built. The permitting Agency, The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has issued the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for public comment.  If this project is approved, the impacts to our environment, to our birds and to our communities will be devastating.  For information on Read More
    • More Golden Eagle News - Greg +

      On March 18 we tagged and released our third Golden Eagle of the season. This was an aggressive 3 year old male bird which was named Greg by one of the supporters of the project. At 10 pounds it was average weight for a golden but large for a male. Read More
    • Feb 13 - A Golden Eagle Named Jean +

      Attached are some photos taken by Abby Nelson, Becky Gretton and Peg DiBenedetto of the large, spirited, adult female golden captured in Delaware County yesterday. The landowners asked that the people present be limited to a small number. This bird has been named Jean in honor of Jean Miller, founding member, former President Read More
    • Max the Golden Eagle +

      Written by Helen McLean  A bit after 7am this morning, I received email and a phone call – a Golden Eagle was captured in Andes. After several days of attempting to capture one, finally success. By 8:30am I was at the specified location watching the wonderful group who made this happen. Read More
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    Legislation Updates

    • March 2014 Legislation Update

      Second chance for wolves—The gray wolf populations of the western US have a possible reprieve from decimation by state wildlife managers. In 2011, Congress overrode the Endangered Species Act, and turned wolf management in the northern Rockies over to the states. As expected, Idaho, Montana and Wyoming immediately began an all-out assault on this keystone predator. For example, the state of Idaho recently hired a huntertrapper to completely exterminate two wolf packs at the behest of trophy hunters. Then in 2013, despite over a million public comments in opposition, the US Fish and Wildlife Service made a decision to remove most populations of gray wolves from the endangered species list. Read More
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    June 2014 Newsletter

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