Orange County Audubon Society

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

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

CANCELED – Feb. 20 Member Meeting – CANCELED.

We’ll re-schedule in better weather.

WELCOME TO ORANGE COUNTY AUDUBON

We are a Member Chapter of the National Audubon Society.
Our primary focus is birds and bird habitat, and our chapter works
to foster appreciation for and conservation of all aspects of the environment.

We steward 5 sanctuaries of bird and wildlife refuge in Orange County, NY.
You can call us by our acronym: OCAS.

About OCASJoin UsOur Sanctuaries

UPCOMING:

** CHAPTER MEETING POSTPONED**
The Meeting scheduled for February 20 is canceled due to winter weather and will be re-scheduled this Spring during better weather days.
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Sat, Feb. 23, 2019, 4:00PM, BIRDING FIELD TRIP:
Wallkill River NWR, Liberty Marsh (Oil City Rd.)
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Thurs, March 7, 2019, 6:30-7:45pm, Warwick, NY
Program: Bird Houses and More — Being a Bird Friendly Neighbor
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Wed, March 13, 2019, 6:30-7:45, Washingtonville, NY
Program: A Traveling Journey: Birding in Madagascar
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Wed, April 3, 2019, 6:30-7:45, Middletown, NY
Program: Birding Beyond the Backyard
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Tues, April 9, 2019, 6:30-7:45, Chester, NY
Program: Birding Beyond the Backyard
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Join OCAS and receive email updates about these and our other events.

Thank you for your continued support of OCAS, your local Audubon Chapter. We appreciate each donation and membership, as well as your love of birds and bird habitat.  (Please click here to go directly to our Donate page.)

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

BECOME A MEMBER

Membership in the National Audubon Society is $20 for the first year. Your dollars will help support both the National and Orange County Audubon Societies.  Members are entitled to a full year subscription to Audubon magazine, our newsletters and field trip list.

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.

Click here for our Field Trips.

OUR SANCTUARIES

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

Click here for more about OCAS sanctuaries in Orange County.