Big Day Bird Count Results

The DOAS May 18 Big Day Bird Count results have been compiled and are available for viewing at the link below. Thank you to Board Member, Bob Miller for coordinating the counts in our area and compiling the information! http://doas.us/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/Big-Day-Count-2013.pdf

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Nest-box report on the Leatherstocking Golf Course May 21, 2013

Boxes inspected on May 21, 2013 by Ruthe Ayres and John Davis. Boxes 1 and 2 near Golf Maintenance Building. Boxes 3 and 4 southwest corner of upper golf course. Boxes 5 and 6 northeast corner of upper golf course. Boxes 7 and 8 in depression north of road leading to club house, boxes 9 and […]

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WALTON WIND PROJECT RAISES EAGLE CONCERNS – DATA NEEDED

WALTON WIND PROJECT RAISES EAGLE CONCERNS – DATA NEEDED A recent application to build an 8 turbine commercial wind project within the Cannonsville/Steam Mill Important Bird Area near Walton in Delaware County has raised concerns about impacts to Golden and Bald Eagles. The area is home to large winter congregations of Bald Eagles. There are also a […]

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Leatherstocking Golf Course Bird Box Report for 5/7/13

Boxes inspected on May 7, 2013 by Ruthe Ayres and John Davis. Boxes 1 and 2 near Golf Maintenance Building. Boxes 3 and 4 southwest corner of upper golf course. Boxes 5 and 6 northeast corner of upper golf course. Boxes 7 and 8 in depression north of road leading to club house, boxes 9 and […]

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Legislation Update – April 2013

April 2013 Moratorium on fracking debated in Albany — Legislation to place a two-year moratorium on hydrofracked gas drilling in NY State was approved overwhelmingly by the State Assembly in March. This pause would allow for full, unbiased health assessment of the impacts of hydrofracking before the state decides on whether to allow this dangerous […]

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