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Welcome to the Appalachian Audubon Society Website

Upcoming Events

Feb 15 (note new date!) - Field Trip & Activity: Great Backyard Bird Count & Beginner's Bird Walk

Feb 20 - Program: Middle Creek

Find details for these and many other activities
and events on our newly-updated Events Page

Check out Ornitography at the bottom of our Links Page
You'll be glad you did.


=== NEWS ===
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=== Membership News ===
We are now on line!

If you are an AAS Chapter Support Member, it's time to renew your membership for 2019-2020
(if you haven't already).

Memberships run from July 1 thru June 30
every year.

And now, you can register and pay right here on our Membership page (it's safe and easy):

If you are not already an AAS Chapter Support Member, please consider joining.

All National Audubon Society members are full-fledged Appalachian Audubon Society members, but many people join both groups to provide national as well as local support to our organization.

Read the details on our Membership page.

It doesn't cost much, and your local support really can make a huge difference.

Thank you.

Read the latest issue
-December 2019-January 2020-
of the AAS Kingfisher Courier
our chapter Newsletter.

Download our annual 2019-2020
Programs and Field Trips Brochure.
Use it to update your calendar!

Recently updated - read the latest information about the upcoming March 2020 AAS Panama birding trip
'Hunt for the Harpy'
Find details on our Birding Page.



Ornitography - Incredible Photos from Atlas Obscura
Birds in Flight - Stunning and Intriguing!

DCNR's Native Plants Page - many brochures
and 4 Sample Garden Plans
Excellent Resources!

Native plants for shady locations
in Pennsylvania.

A huge list of Birding by Ear Tips & Mnemonics
from Dale Rupert.

A very handy list of Native Plants for
S. Central PA from George Weigel.

Curious how are our National Parks are affected by walls and energy policies in today's political climate?

Get started with a Young Birder's Backyard Guide.

Falcons in downtown Harrisburg?
Check out the Falcon Cam.

You'll find these and many more informative articles and websites listed on our Links Page.

Also learn more about Birds and Cats
on our Conservation Page.

If you are not receiving our emails and would like to,
please send us your email address.
Use the Contact Form on our About Us page.

Here's a Directory of Our Website:

  • Find a listing of current programs, events, activities and field trips on our Events page.

  • Education is a big part of our mission. Read about programs and scholarships that we offer on our Education page.

  • Looking for the best birding spots in our area?
    Check out our Birding page.

  • See what we're doing at Trout Run Nature Preserve. Find some timely Environmental topics (e.g. Lanternfly Alert and others) as well as some interesting articles on plants and wildlife on our Conservation page.

  • Newsletter Logo
    Find all of our Kingfisher Courier newsletters from 2006 to the present on the Newsletter page.
    ---Brand New but Quite Old: read the earliest edition of our newsletter (just recovered from the archives) - April 1972. Created on a typewriter over 46 years ago!

  • Join us to be a part of all the wonderful things we are doing.
    Check out our Membership page for details.
    Become a part of something that's relevant, vibrant and fun.

  • See who we are, what we're up to, and how to get in contact with us on our About Us page.

    • Learn more about us with this impressive history of our organization's accomplishments from 1971 to 2005: Our History.
      Perhaps you can help us to bring this up to date!

  • We have a beautiful Facebook Group page to which many members contribute.

    It's called the
    Appalachian Audubon Society Public Bird Chat Page

    You don't have to be a member to look at it and enjoy it.

    (It's easy. Give it a try!) Facebook

    Everyone is allowed to view it and see all the photos on it. In order to add your own photos and comments, you must Join the Group.

    There's a button on the Facebook page to allow you to register and join our group. We welcome your membership,
    and we welcome your contributions.

    It's a great way to share with your friends!

  • Our monthly meetings are free and open to the public.
    We always have great speakers and activities.
    Check the Events page and our Newsletter for details.

    We meet at:
    • Christ Presbyterian Church
    • 421 Deerfield Road
    • Camp Hill, PA 17011
    Hope to see you there!

Also check out these resources:

  • Read the latest issue of the AAS Kingfisher Courier, our
    chapter Newsletter.

  • Download our annual 2019-2020 Programs and Field Trips Brochure.
    Use it to update your calendar!

  • Visit the website of the National Audubon Society.
    It's a beautiful site!

  • Do you have birds pecking your house or hitting your windows? Find much more birding information and many more resources including a new BIRD FAQs section on our Links page.

  • And please Contact Us with your suggestions for improving this website.

Middle Creek
Sunrise at Middle Creek

Appalachian Audubon is dedicated to conserving birds and wildlife and their habitats through education, land conservation and stewardship.

Appalachian Audubon Society - P.O. Box 234 - Camp Hill, PA 17001-0234