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.

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.

UPCOMING:

Wed, Dec 5, 2018, 6:30-7:45pm, Newburgh, NY
Winter Bird Identification
Click for details


Saturday, Dec 29, 2018
 (Rain Date: Sunday, Dec 30th)
The Christmas Bird Count
Click here for a brief survey of how you would like to participate
in the Southern Orange County Christmas Bird Count Circle.
Look for more information here, on our facebook, and in email updates.

Join OCAS and receive email updates about the count and other events.

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.