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Welcome to the Appalachian Audubon Society Website

-- Hot Off the Press! --

Join us for our first-ever
Online Program

Red Creek Wildlife Center - Raptor Program

Thursday - Sept. 17 - 6:30 pm

You may click this link to

Register

for the program.

You will create a free Zoom account
in order register for this program.

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Also, be sure to register for our
Field Trip to Cove Mountain
this Sunday, Sept. 20.

See our Events page
and
September 2020 Newsletter

for details on our Program and Field Trip.

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Download our annual 2020-2021

Programs and Field Trips Brochure


Use it to update your calendar!

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-- And Check Out Our --
FacebookFacebook Bird Chat Page


The pictures and discussions will
certainly impress you.
Guaranteed!

=== Membership News ===

Big News -
We are now online!

Our AAS Chapter Support Membership
year now runs from
October 1, 2020 thru September 30, 2021.

You can register and pay
right here on our Membership page
(it's safe and easy):
Membership

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.

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

We now offer Family, Adult
and Student memberships.

Read the details on our Membership page.

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

Thank you.

Hog Island Lecture Series
Tuesdays, Sept. 29 - Nov. 17

Making Bird Connections


A Virtual Lecture Series

Hog Island Lecture Series

Webinar: October 1, 1 PM

Building Pollinator Habitat in Towns
and Cities: Northeast/Mid-Atlantic Region


Provided by the Xerces Society.

Here's the
program description.

Here's the
Zoom Registration link.

Bald Eagles in PA Today

High Definition Live Cameras of PA Bald Eagles

PA Bald Eagles Live Cam

Cornell Lab of Ornithology Resources

Cornell Lab's Wall of Birds Project:

Cornell Wall of Birds

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Cornell Bird Academy Video Collection

Bird Academy Videos

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Cornell Lab of Ornithology Macaulay Library Catalog

Macaulay Lab Library Catalog

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Need Some Joy Today?

Here's a fun and interesting link to the
National Audubon website
that will brighten your day:

NAS Joy of Birds

Check out the Live Cam of the
Sandhill Cranes in Nebraska!

== And, oh! Those baby bird photos! ==


Social Distancing Is the Key to
Reducing the Spread of This Virus

Yes, washing your hands and being careful
with your coughing and sneezing
are important,

but

it is of the utmost importance
in tackling this pandemic for you to
follow the various guidelines for
Self-isolation & Social Distancing:

> avoiding crowds
> keeping your distance and
> interacting with as few people
and places as possible

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So what can you do
until this is under control?


Stay informed:
find reliable news sources;
don't fall victim to
scams, schemes and miracle cures
(they're out to get you, too).

Go outside:
take a walk, go birding,
away from crowds.

Stay inside:
keep your distance,
postpone trips and visits that you
can put off for a couple of weeks.

Stay in touch virtually:
phone, social media, video chats,
hear your friends' ideas, opinions & concerns,
(but rumors can be dangerous, so
remember the first tip above.)

Pay attention:
to your health, the
health of those around you, and
the guidelines and restrictions provided
by your community leaders.

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Washing your hands is good for your health.

Self-isolation and Social Distancing
are crucial for overcoming this pandemic
and for everyone's health.


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

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=== NEWS ===
Visit our new secure website at

https://appalachianaudubon.org

Update your browser Favorites and Bookmarks with this new address.

The original website address starts with http://
and the secure website starts with https://
although it's generally displayed simply as appalachianaudubon.org

You will see a padlock at the upper left of the address bar for the secure site.


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

Download our annual 2020-2021
Programs and Field Trips Brochure.
Use it to update your calendar!

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NEWEST LINKS:


Lancaster Butterfly and Entomological Club
Programs and Field Trips

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.


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