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.


Orange County Audubon Society presentations and meetings are held the first Wednesday of the month, September through June at libraries throughout Orange County.

This winter we will be presenting “Kestrals: The Smallest Falcons”, a  program about Kestrals in our area and efforts to restore their declining populations.

March 7, 2018          Newburgh Free Library 6:30pm 
124 Grand Street, Newburgh, NY 12550l

Our spring 2018 programs Planting Flowers for Birds” will be presented by Melissa Peterson, Master Gardener. The programs run about an hour and will be followed by a short business meeting for anyone who wishes to stay and learn more about OCAS

April 4, 2018          Albert Wisner Library 6:30pm 
1 McFarland Drive, Warwick NY 10990

May 2, 2018          Middletown Thrall Public Library 6:30pm 
1-19 Depot Street, Middletown NY 10940

Check back later to see the location of our June program! 



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


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.


OCAS maintains 5 wildlife refuges, totaling some 300 acres, in Goshen, Warwick, and Montgomery.  These sanctuaries are open to the public during daylight hours for bird watching, and the quiet study of nature, including photography and painting.

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.