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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The Value of Telemetry Data for Golden Eagles

Recently we learned of a proposed wind project in Walton. This project would be built in an area we know to be a spring migration concentration area. We know the value of this particular spot for Golden and Bald Eagles because of our collaboration with Dr. Todd Katzner’s research group. In 2007, we raised enough money to purchase […]

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And a Fun Time was Had by All!

A huge thank you to DOAS Camp Director Megan Gigandet for her hard work and great success in our first year back operating the DOAS John G. New Audubon Summer Day Camp program at Franklin Mountain Sanctuary this July following a 5-year hiatus.  Special thanks also to camp assistants and camp committee members: Julie Smith, […]

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Bluebird Nest Box Report for July 26, 2013

Nest-box report on the Leatherstocking Golf Course. Boxes inspected on July 26, 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 […]

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