September Reminders – 2016

September News Update   In this issue: September 16 Program with Pat Kernan, NYSM Annual Bird Seed Pre-Order Sale (now through October) September Kingfisher Online Coming up in October: Open House on October 1 Field Trip to Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge – October 16 2016 Charter Dinner on Oct. 21 with Warren Greene Image: Red-headed […]

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2016 Summer Camp Fun

Twenty two nature campers entering grades 3 through 6 had fun in the outdoors this summer during our two exploration-focused sessions at the DOAS Sanctuary. The sessions ran beautifully under the continued direction of educator Megan Langan (nee Gigandet).  A warm thank you goes out to DOAS Co-President, Andy Mason and DOAS member, Eileen Kline […]

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Audubon video aims to reduce poisoning of eagles

ONEONTA–Delaware-Otsego Audubon Society has teamed with the American Eagle Foundation to create a video on the dangers lead bullets pose to eagles in New York and elsewhere. The 13-minute video, “Lead Ammunition: A Needless Danger to Eagles and Ourselves” features interviews with hunters and their families, as well as with wildlife biologists and wildlife rehabilitators, […]

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Audubon offers special ‘Birding by Ear’ event this June

COOPERSTOWN – ONEONTA – SPRINGFIELD – WESTFORD]  Spring is the season that all birders look forward to in the Northeast. It is the time of year when many of our favorite songbirds return to our area. There are about 60 species of birds that are common to the central New York region during the spring […]

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DOAS receives grant support for project promoting use of non-lead ammunition

Thanks in large part to a matching grant from the American Eagle Foundation, the Delaware-Otsego Audubon Society is launching a public education campaign designed to reduce poisoning of bald eagles by lead bullet residues and to increase hunter acceptance of alternatives to lead ammunition. Work associated with the $20,000.00 project began in earnest in January […]

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