BYOB: Bring Your Own Bag

BYOB: Bring Your Own Bag

BYOB: Bring Your Own Bag National Audubon and Great South Bay Audubon continues to work for a safer environment. What happened to BYOB? – Bring your own bag? According to DEC, New Yorkers use a staggering 23 billion plastic bags each year. Plastic bags take over 500...
Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA)

Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA)

Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA) from National Audubon Society It’s good to know that while so much of our nation had been stalled, conservation efforts are still moving in progressive direction. The Migratory Bird Treaty Act has been under attack by the Department of...
Dinner Update

Dinner Update

Dinner Update We had great hopes to have a fun dinner with a dynamic and interesting speaker from the Long Island Pine Barrens Society in late October. But, as the date edged closer and people’s comfort levels are really not where they need to be in order for us to...
The Heart of the Matter

The Heart of the Matter

The Heart of the Matter Nature itself is a master conserver. The creatures in it are never given more or less than they need. This is exemplified by hearts, organs that vary wildly in size and performance. The largest animal on the planet and the largest animal that...
The Fran File Award

The Fran File Award

The Fran File Award Each year at our annual dinner, we give someone the Fran File Award. Many of us never had the opportunity to meet Fran and really understand what a remarkable person Fran was. I have read in our archives about Fran and everyone I have spoken to...
President’s Message

President’s Message

President’s Message Hello my little birding friends! Hope you all are well. I don’t know about you but I’ve had it! This will go down as one of the worst years in history. Between coronavirus, black lives matter, riots, shootings, hurricane Isaias, and an...
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