Delaware-Otsego Audubon Society (DOAS)

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

Special Event: DOAS Annual Charter Dinner, 10/18 6-9pm will feature Adirondacks Speaker John Thaxton

John Thaxton.  Click image to visit John's Website.
John Thaxton. Click image to visit John’s Website.

DOAS Annual Charter Dinner will feature Adirondacks Speaker John Thaxton
Save the Date: Friday, October 18, 2013
John Thaxton has written five books, including New York’s 50 Best Places to Go Birding In and Around the Big Apple (City & Company) and Natural Attractions: A Select Guide to Experiencing North America’s Unique Wildlife and Wonders (Warner Books) as well as feature articles for periodicals such as Birder’s World, Conde Nast’s Traveler, Adirondack Life, Nature Photographer and The New York Times. For the past seven years John has written the Birdwatch column for Adirondack Explorer. John has lectured about birds at The American Museum of Natural History, Paul Smiths Visitor Interpretive Center, Adirondack Interpretive Center, Jamaica Bay National Wildlife Refuge, Adirondack Loj, Vermont Field and Forest Society and the New Jersey Sierra Club.
He serves on the board of Northern New York Audubon and edits their newsletter. He served as president of Happiness Is Camping: For Children With Cancer, and remains on the board.

John will be accompanied by his wife Pat Thaxton. Pat served as Laboratory Director at Long Island College Hospital in New York City and as the Laboratory Manager at Elizabethtown Community Hospital in the Adirondacks. She served as President of the High Peaks Audubon Society and currently serves on the board of
Northern New York Audubon and as chairperson of its Membership and Finance Committees. John and Pat are both Licensed New York State Guides and Adirondack 46ers, fully insured and rarin’ to go. They are members of the American Birding Association and the New York State Ornithological Association. For The Second Atlas of Breeding Birds in New York State, 2000-2005 (Cornell University Press) John & Pat covered 25 atlasing blocks, which included most of the Adirondack High Peaks. For the past ten years they have led trips for the Paul Smiths Visitor Interpretive Center’s Great Adirondack Birding Celebration and for eight years have led trips for Hamilton
County’s Adirondack Birding Festival.

DOAS will hold its 45th Annual Charter Dinner on Friday October 18, 2013 at the Brooks Roost Banquet
Room. We will gather at 6 PM for a social time before the buffet at 6:30 PM. The program for the evening
begins at 7:30 PM and is free and open to the public. Our speaker will be John Thaxton, a well-known Adirondacks writer, naturalist and lecturer. The buffet cost is $20 per person, and $15 for children under twelve.
Reservations must be made by October 14th by calling 607-563-2924 or mailing a check payable to DOAS, to:
Julia Gregory, PO Box 641, Unadilla, New York 13849-0641

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