Orange County Audubon Society

Welcome to the site of New York’s Orange County Audubon Society

Advancing the public’s awareness of conservation for the benefit of Birds and all wildlife.

Red-Bellied Woodpecker on a tree stump in Warwick New York

Field Trip for Sunday June 25, 2017  9:00am

Stony Creek Audubon Sanctuary

26 Spanktown Road, Warwick, NY 10990 (Between Union Corners and Big Island Road)

Come see our refurbished bridge and our new wide trails. When you get to the small parking area at 26 Spanktown Rd, walk between the yellow signs and follow the path about 100 yds to the bridge where we will all meet for the walk.  (You can also park on the road if the lot is full)

Red-Bellied Woodpecker on a tree stump in Warwick New York

Program for Wednesday June 28, 2017  5:30pm-8:00pm:

Raptor Rapture ~ Hudson Valley Birds of Prey

Kaplan Hall, SUNY Orange ~ 73 First St, Newburgh, NY 12550

Experience the birds of prey in their natural habitats in the Hudson Valley. The exhibit of color photographs by Steven Sachs, DMD, arespected dentist at Woodbury Family Dental, and poetry about birds by Diane Bliss, MA, an English professor at SUNY Orange, is on view June 1-August 1. On June 28, from 5:30-8 p.m., a reception is scheduled during which Dr. Sachs will explain his development of technique and his fascination with and documentation of raptors through photographing while Prof. Bliss will read a selection of her poems
giving brief background on each. Gallery hours in June and July are Mon. -Thurs. 8 a.m.-9 p.m. The college is closed on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays in June and July, and on Independence Day, July 4.

Find more information at http://www.sunyorange.edu/culturalaffairs/june2017.shtml#nbg_exhibit_raptorrapture

MEETINGS

Orange County Audubon Society meetings are held the first Wednesday of the month, September through June at the First Presbyterian Church in Goshen 33 Park Place Goshen NY 10924 . Enter on the Park Pl. side parking lot. Meetings are downstairs in the Bradner room unless otherwise posted.  The doors will be open at 7:15 PM and programs will start promptly at 7:30 PM. The programs are usually over by 8:30 or 9:00 PM.

Northern Flicker
 

FIELD TRIPS

Our field trips (not hikes), although designed primarily for bird watching, are intended to create interest in flora, fauna, and all natural beauty in Orange County and vicinity. The public is always welcome.

Learn more about our Field Trips.

OUR SANCTUARY

6 1/2 STATION ROAD SANCTUARY on 6 1/2 Station Road in Goshen NY

In 1981 the Chapter received a loan of $25,000 from the National Audubon Society’s Whittell Fund, for the purchase of a 62.3 acre marshland site at 6 1/2 Station Road in Goshen, New York. Class 1 Wetland.

Learn more about the sanctuaries in Orange County.

Become a Member

Membership in the National Audubon Society is $20.00 for the first year. Your dollars will help support both the National and Orange County Audubon Societies.  Members are  entitled to a years subscription to Audubon magazine and our newsletters and field trip list.

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