Delaware-Otsego Audubon Society (DOAS)

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

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August 2020

DOAS Bird Chats

August 27, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 7:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until August 28, 2020

ONLINE – VIRTUAL EVENT Oneonta, NY United States
Free

(Featured Image: Golden Eagle  - Photo by Landa Palmer) As a follow up to our Birding for Beginners Webinar in mid-July, we are hosting chat sessions with DOAS Board Members through the summer.  If you have a bird question or observations you would like to share, please join us! At our August, 27 Bird Chat, Co-President Andy Mason and Board Director/Research Coordinator Tom Salo will give an overview of hawk migration and what to look for over the coming weeks…

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September 2020

2020 Bird Seed Sale – Sept 1 through Oct 25

September 1, 2020 @ 8:00 am - October 25, 2020 @ 5:00 pm

The DOAS Bird Seed Sale Fundraiser is your opportunity to buy quality bird seed and help support DOAS programs at the same time! Proceeds from this sale support speaker fees for member meetings, field trips, programs and special events throughout the year, summer camp programs and the Franklin Mountain Hawkwatch.  We encourage you to stock up for the winter months ahead and thank you in advance for your support! Orders are now in progress for our November 7 Delivery Date. …

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CANCELLED – Conservation Through Education with Garrett Camasi

September 18, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
ONLINE – VIRTUAL EVENT Oneonta, NY United States + Google Map
Free

Join wildlife enthusiast Garrett Camasi to hear about "Conservation through Education" on Friday, September 18, 7:30pm through Delaware Otsego Audubon Society's virtual public program. Garrett has been active in very many ways with wildlife conservation and will share his philosophy and photographs. Please join us!

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Fall Migration and Ways to Help Birds on their Journey – Webinar

September 18, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Elm Park United Methodist Church, 401 Chestnut Street
Oneonta, NY 13820 United States
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Free

Join DOAS online from the comfort of your home on Friday, September 18 at 7:30pm as we host Ken Elkins, Community Conservation Manager at Audubon CT and Audubon NY for a special program about Fall migration and ways for people to help birds on their journey! This program is free and open to the public. Fall migration is a challenging time for birds. Find out what birds are stopping in your yard or local park during migration. Learn how to…

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October 2020

CANCELLED – 2020 Open House at Hawkwatch – Saturday, October 3

October 3, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
DOAS Sanctuary at Franklin Mountain, 52 Grange Hall Road Spur
Oneonta, NY 13820 United States
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Free

CANCELLED - Audubon Hawkwatch Open House on 10/3 Eagle Image by Curt Morgan Please keep an eye out for some related online offerings that are pending - HAWK Identification Workshop; Hunting with No Lead.

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Hunters Urged To Choose Non-lead This Fall – Zoom Panel Discussion

October 7, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
ONLINE – VIRTUAL EVENT Oneonta, NY United States
Free

It has been known for many years that lead has detrimental impacts to human health and the environment. To lessen these impacts, lead has been removed from plumbing, paints, gasoline, fishing sinkers, waterfowl shot and other products.  However,  ammunition for hunting remains a significant source of lead in our environment.  Please join the Delaware-Otsego Audubon Society on Wednesday, October 7, 2020 at 7 p.m. for a special Zoom panel discussion on ammunition alternatives.  This discussion  will explain how hunters can…

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2020 Charter Celebration

October 16, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
ONLINE – VIRTUAL EVENT Oneonta, NY United States
Free – $25

DOAS 53rd Anniversary Celebration - October 16, 2020 Mark Your Calendars for the 53rd Anniversary Celebration of the founding of Delaware-Otsego Audubon Society, taking place on Friday, October 16, 2020 starting at 6:30pm. Unfortunately, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, it will not be possible to host our usual Charter Dinner in person this year. Instead, the celebration will take place completely online. The familiar Bucket Raffle is currently underway and has gone virtual. It features many fine items generously donated…

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November 2020

Bird Seed Sale Pickup

November 7, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
VP Supply Corp, 69 Country Club Rd
Oneonta, NY 13820 United States
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PRODUCT PICK UP - SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 9AM-11AMat VP Supply Corp, 69 Country Club Road, Oneonta, NY. NOTE: Please ensure that you pick up your order on the pickup day, Saturday, November 7, 9am-11am at VP Supply Corp, Oneonta. Our storage space is limited, but in an emergency, we will try to hold your order. Call Andy Mason at 607-267-8491 with any problems and/or questions on the day of pickup. PLEASE JOIN US ONLINE FOR 53rd CHARTER CELEBRATION (in lieu…

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Climate Action – The dire need for net zero and what you can do.

November 12, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
ONLINE – VIRTUAL EVENT Oneonta, NY United States
Free

November 12 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm ONLINE – VIRTUAL EVENT Oneonta, NY United States Free Do you want to take action for birds and people affected by our changing climate, but you're not sure where to start? This session features a webinar recording with guest presenter Dr. Chandu Visweswariah, CEO of Utopus Insights and founding Board member of CURE100, a community-based not for profit aimed at achieving net zero greenhouse gases in our communities by 2040. In the words of Dr. Visweswariah, “the…

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Trees for Tributaries

November 16, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
ONLINE – VIRTUAL EVENT Oneonta, NY United States
Free

November 16 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm ONLINE – VIRTUAL EVENT Oneonta, NY United States Free Streams are at their best when the riparian area, or land area next to the stream, is forested. This program provides landowners and municipalities with native trees and shrubs at no cost to reforest these streamside areas. The Trees for Tributaries Program is a great way to take action to reduce atmospheric carbon while providing needed steps to improve our riparian buffer zones in our local communities. Please join…

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Costa Rica’s Biodiversity

November 20, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

What Can You Really Expect To See?   Costa Rica is known for its ecotourism. With about 26% of its land area set aside as national parks, wildlife reserves, and other protected lands, Costa Rica hosts more than 500,000 plant and animal species (including approximately 900 bird species, about the same number as in all of the contiguous U.S.). Nearly 1.3 million U.S. tourists traveled to Costa Rica in 2019, most hoping to observe some of its amazing biodiversity. But…

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December 2020

Climate Action – The dire need for net zero and what you can do.

December 8, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
ONLINE – VIRTUAL EVENT Oneonta, NY United States
Free

December 8 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm ONLINE – VIRTUAL EVENT Oneonta, NY United States Free   Do you want to take action for birds and people affected by our changing climate, but you're not sure where to start? This session features a webinar recording with guest presenter Dr. Chandu Visweswariah, CEO of Utopus Insights and founding Board member of CURE100, a community-based not for profit aimed at achieving net zero greenhouse gases in our communities by 2040. In the words of Dr.…

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Carbon Tracker Training – POSTPONED

December 17, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
ONLINE – VIRTUAL EVENT Oneonta, NY United States + Google Map

Join us for an online walk through session of setting up your Carbon Tracker information on Thursday, December 17 at 6:30pm.

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January 2021

Climate Action Panel Discussion

January 5 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
ONLINE – VIRTUAL EVENT Oneonta, NY United States + Google Map
Free

January 5 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pmFreeONLINE – VIRTUAL EVENTOneonta, NY United States Please join us for this special panel discussion from local and regional experts about actions that can be taken to reduce carbon emissions and begin planning for your step down program. Questions from our prior Climate Action presentations in November/December will be answered here by our panelists. A snapshot view of what you can do to address electricity, home or business heating, transportation, goods and services and more. Register today at https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_KOZH1zqhS1q1F5f9l8M0yw Please…

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Florida Reflections

January 15 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
ONLINE – VIRTUAL EVENT Oneonta, NY United States + Google Map
Free

January 15 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pmFreeONLINE – VIRTUAL EVENTOneonta, NY United States Everyone's Favorite Naturalist and Photographer Rick Bunting will present a program, "Florida Reflections", that he originally put together for the San-Cap Audubon group in Florida. It is a look at photos of some of his favorite birds found in the Ft. Meyers/Sanibel area where he has visited for many years. Quoting Rick, "It is the kind of program that will hopefully be a mid-winter, Covid-19 pandemic spirit-lifter, at least for me!!" Please…

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February 2021

Birding for Bald Eagles as Part of Ice Harvest Festival

February 2 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
ONLINE – VIRTUAL EVENT Oneonta, NY United States + Google Map
Free
Bald Eagle Cannonsville - Photo by Rod Sutton

February 2, 2021 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm FREE - Online - Virtual Event   Delaware-Otsego Audubon Society (DOAS) joins Hanford Mills Museum's Ice Harvest Festival in a special presentation on Tuesday, February 2, 7pm on ZOOM to highlight our region's Bald Eagle population. DOAS Co-President, Andy Mason will discuss the history of eagle conservation in New York State. He will be joined by DOAS Director and Research Coordinator, Tom Salo, who will overview eagle identification with an emphasis on the differences between bald…

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Solid Waste, Recycling & Composting – How Our Counties are Working to Reduce Carbon

February 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
ONLINE – VIRTUAL EVENT Oneonta, NY United States
Free

February 16, 2021 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm As a follow up from our January 5 Panel discussion program, the Delaware-Otsego Audubon Society is scheduling a series of programs to dig deeper into some of our Climate Action topics. This program will look at the work being done by the Otsego County Planning & Solid Waste Department and Delaware County Solid Waste Division of the Public Works Department.We all know that recycling is important, but do we know exactly why? What happens to…

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In Search of the Great Gray Owl – Kyle Dudgeon

February 19 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
ONLINE – VIRTUAL EVENT Oneonta, NY United States + Google Map
Free
Great gray owlets-Photo by Kyle Dudgeon;

February 19, 2021 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm - Online Virtual Event   Of all the birds and wildlife that call the forests and mountains of Montana home, one species in particular leaves an impression on its observer unlike anything else. This species is the Great Gray Owl. After months of searching unsuccessfully for a breeding territory where one had to have existed, nature photographer and writer Kyle Dudgeon finally made his dream come true. He spent several weeks studying, photographing and advocating for…

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Environmental Action at Home – Climate R/Evolution

February 24 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
ONLINE – VIRTUAL EVENT Oneonta, NY United States
Free

February 24 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm Join Delaware-Otsego Audubon Society for a special online program on Wednesday, February 24, 6:30pm about Environmental Action at Home. Presenter, Dr. Kevin Schultz, will share the basic science behind global climate change and will provide an outline of what is known very well and what is less known, so that people can get a better handle on what they hear in the media and from others. But more importantly he will talk about the importance of…

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March 2021

The Ins and Outs of Electic Vehicles – an Owner’s Perspective

March 3 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
ONLINE – VIRTUAL EVENT Oneonta, NY United States
Free

March 3, 2021 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm – Online Virtual Event   In 2020, due to the coronavirus and the resulting work-from-home and restrictions on travel, U.S. greenhouse gas emissions fell more than 10 percent - reaching their lowest levels in 30 years, according to a January 12, 2021 article in the NY Times by Brad Plumer. (Covid Took a Bite From U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions in 2020 https://nyti.ms/38CBbop).  Much of the reduction was due to the drop in automobile use. …

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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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