Delaware-Otsego Audubon Society (DOAS)

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

Policies and Positions

DOAS Position on Lead Ammunition

There is abundant scientific evidence documenting the negative impacts of ingesting spent lead ammunition on doves, pigeons, loons and other waterfowl, eagles, vultures and other scavengers, as well as other

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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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RECENT NEWS

Wildflower Walk

Wildflower Walk 2022

The 2022 Jean Miller Memorial Wildflower Walk at Gilbert Lake State Park resumes this year, in cooperation with the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation –

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Native Plant Sale 2022

Pre-orders are now closed.  We do expect a limited supply of plants available for sale on the pick-up date. DOAS Launches Native Plant Sale Fundraiser to Support Community Climate Action

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Optics Raffle 2022

APRIL 1, 2022 – SOLD OUT! A huge thank you to all who supported the raffle with a ticket purchase!  We are genuinely grateful and look forward to moving forward

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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
info@doas.us

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