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Delaware-Otsego Audubon Society (DOAS)

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

A Message to Members and Friends regarding the Audubon Name Change

To our members, friends, supporters, volunteers & communities:

You may or may not be aware of the controversy over use of the Audubon name for the various entities including the National Audubon Society and local chapters such as ours. This has arisen from a growing discussion of the character and actions of John James Audubon, including his role as a slave owner and anti-abolitionist. Some chapters have dropped the name Audubon as a result.

Our board of directors has begun a process of considering this issue and plans to include our membership in this discussion. We will soon provide a way for you to express your thoughts to the board
on this matter.

If you are interested in exploring the issue, several articles, opinions, and information from
other Chapters can be found at the link below:

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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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