Successful Bald Eagle Trip

This year’s field trip on Jan. 9 to view wintering Bald Eagles in the upper Delaware River basin brought out over 50 participants who spotted 27 eagles along the East and West Branches of the Delaware and Cannonsville Reservoir in Delaware County. Waterways and the reservoir were nearly all open, leading to the birds being more dispersed than usual. […]

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2016 Environmental Education Grants Announced

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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DOAS Sanctuary Fall Photos

The photos below were submitted to DOAS by Liz Mackey after a visit to the sanctuary in early October, 2015.  Take a walk on the site through her photos!  Click on any of the images to open in slideshow carousel.

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DOAS Golden Eagle Researchers Attend Regional Meeting

The group is shown during a field trip to a wind farm. Peg standing far left. Tom kneeling center second row. Dr. Todd Katzner stands above all others in the red shirt. Photo by Craig Koppie.

DOAS Golden Eagle Research Team, Peg DiBenedetto and Tom Salo attended a meeting of the Eastern Golden Eagle Working Group in Rangeley, ME from 7/8-7/12. As the only representatives from New York, they met with eagle researchers and wildlife managers from Quebec to Florida.  

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DOAS Spring Waterfowl Walk

Spring passed for winter on April 4, when the Delaware Otsego Audubon Society sponsored the annual waterfowl count. A hearty group gathered at the Cooperstown Village docks and continued up the lake in a clockwise manner, thankful for dock bubblers and some naturally open water, with Clarke Pond the final Otsego Lake destination. An unusual duck species,  the Eurasian […]

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