22 Chapters Sign On to DOAS Letter to Request Withdrawal of 30 year Rule

As advocates for wildlife and birds, the following Audubon Chapters in New York State are outraged and dismayed to learn of the Department of the Interior’s decision to provide 30-year authorizations to wind companies to kill Bald and Golden Eagles. We respectfully request that you withdraw this proposed rule and ensure our important raptor species are protected. […]

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Waterfowl Watching Map

We’ve added some of our favorite spots for waterfowl into the map below. If you would like to share your favorite spot that is accessible to the public, please feel free to email the location to Susan O’Handley. Link to Map 

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Legislation Update – October 2013

 Last chance for wolf protection—The federal government is planning to remove Endangered Species Protection for nearly all grey wolves in the lower 48 states. This extreme action would leave wolf management in the hands of openly anti-wolf states such as Wyoming, Idaho and Montana. A public comment period ending October 28 is the final opportunity to speak out for these iconic […]

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DOAS to Dedicate Bench in Memory of Jean and Bob Miller

The Delaware-Otsego Audubon Society will dedicate a bench and plaque at our wildlife sanctuary to recognize the great contributions of Jean and Bob Miller to the organization. As noted in last month’s Belted Kingfisher, Bob passed away in July of this year, and Jean in 2010. Both were among the founders of our Chapter and served in many capacities […]

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Legislation Update – September 2013

Climate change—accelerating—The evidence that the warming of our planet is human-caused, and that it is happening faster than previously thought, continues to rise along with the temperature. A study by Stanford climate scientists Noah Diffenbaugh and Chris Field, appearing in the current issue of Science, warns that the likely rate of change over the next century will be at least 10 […]

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