Raptor Research Foundation Conference Highlights

Peg DiBenedetto represented DOAS at the 2016 Annual Conference of the Raptor Research Foundation in Cape May, New Jersey this past October.  This conference celebrated the 50thanniversary of the Foundation with three days of continuous fast-paced “speed talks” and superb plenary talks by premier birders Dr. Ian Newton of England, Dr. Carol McIntyre of Alaska, […]

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2017 Environmental Education Grant Information

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 and conservation focused activities to […]

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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. 11, 2005.  The previous second […]

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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 valuable by a Question/Answer period following […]

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Fall Montezuma Trip Recap

By Eleanor Moriarty, Trip Leader 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 the numerous pools and grasslands to view migrating geese, ducks, shorebirds, […]

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