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ABOUT OCAS

 

OCAS is a bird and wildlife conservation organization. We steward 5 bird and wildlife sanctuaries in Orange County, NY. Most are open to the public with walking paths and/or a viewing stand accessible to visit for the quiet enjoyment and study of nature. We curate monthly programs/presentations throughout the county and birding field trips each season. We have developed presentations about bird identification and gardening with native plants for birds that organizations or schools can book for for their members. In the summer of 2018 we began an internship program, and this year, for the first time, we will have a booth at the Warwick Applefest on October 14, 2018.

 

While our primary focus is birds and bird habitat, and our chapter fosters the appreciation and conservation of all aspects of the environment. In 1970, a group of environmentalists and birders in Orange County, NY started the Orange County Audubon Society (OCAS). We are a Member Chapter of the National Audubon Society. Our 501c3 nonprofit charitable organization status means your membership and other donations are tax deductible.

 

We hope you will join OCAS.
Join us in advancing conservation for the benefit of birds and all natural life.
Join us on a field trip, join us at our presentations, join us in maintaining our sanctuaries.
Becoming a member is easy! Click here for Membership Information.

 

VOLUNTEERS
Officers
President: Ben Schneeberg
Vice President: Lynn Barber
Recording Secretary: Sabina Shapiro
Corresponding Secretary: Jody Susler
Treasurer: Edwin Wiley
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Committee Chairs
Sanctuaries: Bill Signor
Field Trip: James VanGelder
Conservation: tbd
Original Website: Eric Kubelle
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Sanctuary Superintendents
6 1/2 Station: Lynn Barber
Long Swamp: Ben Schneeberg
Muddy Kill: Lynn Barber
Norman Brook: Lou Fatta
Stony Creek: Bill Signor

MEMBERSHIP
Annual membership in OCAS is just a $20 donation for an individual or donate $50 for a family membership.
Your membership is essential to maintain our five sanctuaries and supports our conservation and educational efforts.
Join by check or paypal.

Please, make your check payable to Orange County Audubon Society and mail to:
OCAS
PO Box 1286
Warwick, NY 10990