Dragonfly Program a Hit!

We had a very nice turn out on Friday afternoon for Peter Fauth’s program on Odonates (dragonflies & damselflies). Here is a photo of Peter Fauth holding a Canada Darner that one of the attendees caught in one of the big nets that Peter provided. (Photo by Charles Scheim) Thank you to our presenter, Dr. Peter […]

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Treaty Line Unit Management Plan

PUBLIC COMMENTS NEEDED – before first Public Comment Hearing on 7/31 A draft Unit Management Plan (UMP) has been released by NYSDEC for 9 State Forests between Sidney and Deposit. We have looked at the draft and it appears to be a document we can support. However, a recent third party proposal to create ATV […]

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Protecting Golden Eagles

by Delaware-Otsego Audubon Society Co-president, Andy Mason April 2019 As most DOAS members know, our Chapter has been heavily involved in researching and protecting Golden Eagles for a number of years, including counting the large fall migration past the Franklin Mt. Hawkwatch, documenting the presence of wintering birds using motion cameras, fitting Goldens with satellite […]

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Montezuma Trip – March 2019 Recap

By Chris DeCesare On Saturday, March 23rd a group of 20 enthusiastic participants explored the Montezuma Wetlands Complex. From the National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center, we caravanned to Tschache Pool, May’s Point, the East Road overlook, the Sandhill Crane Unit, Carncross Road, and the Montezuma Audubon parking lot. Overall, we saw 29 different species of […]

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DOAS 2019 Online Auction

Delaware-Otsego Audubon Society is hosting an online auction as a fundraiser to help support maintenance work at the DOAS Sanctuary & Hawkwatch on Franklin Mountain. We will be working on much-needed visitor welcome signage at the site this Spring. The artwork featured below has been generously donated by member and long-time Board Director, Dr. Bob […]

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