Delaware-Otsego Audubon Society (DOAS)

Established in 1968 – A Chapter of the National Audubon Society since 1970

Month: April 2013

Policy on Birding Ethics

At its April 16, 2013 meeting, the Delaware-Otsego Audubon Society Board of Directors officially adopted the American Birding Association‘s Principles of Birding Ethics as DOAS policy. There are four main areas addressed in

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Natural Gas Drilling

DOAS Comments on the DEC’s revised draft SGEIS (January 11, 2013) DOAS Position on Gas Drilling and Hydrofracking (October 20, 2009) Our Chapter has submitted formal comments to the Delaware River Basin

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Constitution Pipeline

DOAS has been actively following this issue and participating in hearings.  Please see the following documents for details on our organization’s position. DOAS Position letter to the Federal Energy Regulatory

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Lead Poisoning in Birds

NYS DEC Summary of Lead-poisoned Birds (May 2010) (1/25/2011) See page 4 of the February 2011 issue of The Belted Kingfisher for more information about this issue. Resources on the implications of lead consumption by

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Legislation Update – April 2013

April 2013 Moratorium on fracking debated in Albany — Legislation to place a two-year moratorium on hydrofracked gas drilling in NY State was approved overwhelmingly by the State Assembly in

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Summer Camp Headline

SUMMER CAMP: Registrations for the John G. New Summer Day Camp Program at Franklin Mountain Sanctuary are now being accepted.  Forms can be downloaded from our education page and our

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BBB Headline

BIRDS, BRUNCH AND BEER!  Don’t miss our 2nd Annual fundraising event at Brewery Ommegang on Sunday, June 1st.  Birds, Brunch and Beer with Bird walks, Art, Tours, Workshops and lots

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Business Sponsor

DOAS is currently seeking business sponsors to support expansion of our programs.  See our Business Sponsors page for more information – deadline is 5/25/13 to receive full recognition for our

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We envision a healthy world where people and wildlife thrive and natural resources are protected.
The mission of Delaware-Otsego Audubon Society is to protect our natural environment and connect people with nature
 to benefit birds and other wildlife through conservation, education, research and advocacy.

Delaware-Otsego Audubon Society
P.O. Box 544
Oneonta, NY 13820
(607) 397-3815

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