Get Involved!

Members can get involved in many different ways.  Please consider some of the following – your participation makes us stronger!

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  • Volunteer to help wherever needed. Our Finance, Conservation, Hospitality and Membership Committees could use help. Contact Andy Mason.
  • Provide rides to programs. Contact Andy Mason.
  • Provide refreshments at programs. Contact Andy Mason.
  • Help maintain trails at the sanctuary. Contact Andy Mason.
  • Plant Black Maple seeds from the trees in our Burlington wetland. Contact Tom Salo.
  • Survey plants in our Burlington wetland. Contact Tom Salo.
  • Write an article for The Belted Kingfisher. Contact Janet Potter.
  • Lead a field trip. Contact Bob Donnelly.
  • Present a program for DOAS. Contact Becky Gretton.
  • Volunteer to present information on a subject of your choice. We often get requests from schools and nursing homes. Contact Andy Mason.
  • Count birds during the regional May Big Day Bird Count. Contact Bob Donnelly.
  • Count birds during the Oneonta Christmas Bird Count. Contact Sandy Bright.
  • Count birds during the Fort Plain Christmas Bird Count. Contact Bob Donnelly or Tom Salo.
  • Count waterfowl during the statewide waterfowl count in January. Contact Andy Mason.
  • Participate in raptor counts at the Franklin Mountain Hawk Watch. Contact Andy Mason or Tom Salo.
  • Help us lobby decision makers. Contact Andy Mason.
  • Get involved in Citizen Science Projects like The Great Back Yard Bird Count and Birds in Forested Landscapes through the Cornell Lab of Ornithology

 

Contacts:  
Sandy Bright 
Bob Donnelly: (607) 264-8156; 
Becky Gretton
Andy Mason: (607) 652-2162; 
JanetPotter
Tom Salo: (607) 965-8232