Delaware-Otsego Audubon Society (DOAS)

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

Earth Festival 2021

Delaware-Otsego Audubon Society (DOAS) is excited to announce participation in this year’s Virtual Earth Festival, presented in collaboration with the Otsego County Conservation Association (OCCA), featuring a variety of events related to our local environment.  For additional details on Earth Festival (including special recycling collections), please visit

Visit DOAS at Davis State Park for a Hawk Count

Saturday, April 24 looks like good weather for a Broad-winged Hawk flight during the peak of the season in our area. DOAS Board Director, Tom Salo will be at Betty and Wilbur Davis State Park to count raptors from 10am to 3pm.  Stop by and learn about raptors!

Betty and Wilbur Davis State  Park is located at 133 Davis Road, Schenevus, NY 12155.
Click Here to view location in Google Maps. 

Broad-winged Hawk; Photo by Dave Curtis, Flickr

"Watch at Your Leisure" Presentations

As the presentations below become available online, they will be linked in the list below.

An Overview of Delaware-Otsego Audubon Society

Beginning Birding

Lead Ammunition: A Needless Danger to Eagles and Ourselves

Climate Action Community Info Series

Climate Action Project Grants – Request for Proposals

DOAS Community Carbon Tracker App Overview and Guidance

Survival by Degrees – 386 Species on the Brink
with New York Bird Report on Climate Risks

LIVE Q&A with DOAS Board
Saturday, 4/24 10am-12pm

What Degree of Difference Will You Make?

Click the image to make your pledge today!

Activities and Crafts for Young Birders

Track your Household Carbon Emissions

NY2CL Earth Week Activities

Click the image to visit the NY2CL website (New York Youth Climate Leaders).


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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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