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DOAS 50th Charter Dinner

October 20 @ 5:30 am - 9:00 pm


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Charter Dinner Special Program

Boreal Birds of the Adirondacks

The Delaware Otsego Audubon Society will celebrate their 50th anniversary at the annual Charter Dinner on October 20, 2017 with keynote speaker Joan Collins presenting “Boreal Birds of the Adirondacks”.  Joan is President of the New York State Ornithological Association, Adirondack Avian Expeditions and Workshops, LLC, leads birding field trips year round, and is a New York State licensed guide and Adirondack 46er. A multimedia presentation using photographs, video, audio, and slides of the wonderful birds that nest in the North Country will be enjoyed by all.

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Joan Collins is President of the New York State Ornithological Association and Editor of New York Birders. She is also Vice-President of Northern New York Audubon, past President of High Peaks Audubon Society, and past member of the Board of Directors for the Audubon Council of New York State.


Joan Collins at Massawepie Mire

Joan, President of Adirondack Avian Expeditions & Workshops, LLC, leads birding field trips year-round, is a New York State licensed guide, an Adirondack 46er, and has climbed all the Adirondack fire tower peaks. She is a frequent guest speaker and teaches classes on ornithology topics. Joan has published several journal, magazine, and newspaper articles on wildlife and conservation topics in various publications including New York Birders, Conservationist, Adirondack Life Magazine, LOCALadk Magazine, and The Kingbird. She authored several warbler species accounts, in addition to serving as a peer reviewer for The Second Atlas of Breeding Birds in New York State. Mountain Lake PBS, Adirondack Explorer, and Adirondack Life magazine have featured pieces on Joan, and her regular birding segments with Todd Moe can be heard on North Country Public Radio. Joan blogs for the Regional Office of Sustainable Tourism.

Follow Joan on Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/AdirondackAvian

Her website can be found at: http://www.adirondackavianexpeditions.com/


The public is invited to the Holiday Inn Oneonta, 5026 State Highway 23 for a 7:30 program following the dinner. Reservations to attend the dinner may be made at doas.us.


October 20
5:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Holiday Inn
5206 NY-23
Oneonta, NY 13820 United States
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