How does Climate Change Impact Our BackYard Birds?

7th Generation Lecture Series at SUNY Cobleskill Bouck Auditorium  8pm How does Climate Change Impact our BackYard Birds? Presented by David Bonter, Ph.D., Cornell Lab of Ornithology Dr. Bonter is an ornithologist interested in studying the factors that influence survival in birds during migration and the non-breeding season.  He is currently the project leader for […]

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NYSOA Annual Meeting and NY Birders Conference on Long Island, Nov. 1-3

The annual meeting of the NY State Ornithological Assoc. and NY Birders Conference will be held Nov. 1-3 in Uniondale, Nassau Co., NY, hosted by the Queens County Bird Club. DOAS is a long-time member organization of NYSOA, whose purpose is to promote and document the ornithology of NY State.  The expanded meeting promises to be […]

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VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR HAND HARVESTING OF WATER CHESTNUT

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR HAND HARVESTING OF WATER CHESTNUT:  For the past seven years, OCCA and the Goodyear Lake Association have been vigorously battling an invasive plant, the water chestnut, to prevent its spread throughout the northern part of Goodyear Lake. Without this initiative, it has been estimated that the northern portion of the lake (the stump […]

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Newly Hatched Osprey Chicks–Watch Live!

  Two chicks hatched; one egg remains. Plug in this summer to Audubon’s avian action and adventure channels streaming from birdcams in Maine–featuring osprey, terns and puffins. View the lives of newly hatched Osprey chicks and their parents at Hog Island: www.explore.org/osprey. Afraid of missing something exciting, like a hatching event? Sign up for Audubon’s bird alert list to receive […]

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ABC Bird Conservation Update – June 10, 2013

    Webinar on Eagles and Wind Energy June 13, 2013 – 2 pm Eastern Time   American Bird Conservancy invites all conservationists to a webinar on eagles and wind energy. Topics covered will include the proposed first Bald Eagle take permit for a wind farm. This permit is of concern to the Osage Nation of Oklahoma, […]

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