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Welcome to the Appalachian Audubon Society Website


Upcoming & Ongoing Events
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>> Now thru Dec 15, 2021
It's the annual AAS Birdseed Fundraiser

2021 Birdseed Flyer

2021 Birdseed Order Form

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Don't forget to use
Amazon Smile
for all of your Amazon
purchases (see details below.)

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See our updated Education page
for the latest information
on scholarships
we're offering for 2022.

Deadline to apply for
AAS Hog Island Scholarship
is January 21, 2022.

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>> It's Here! <<

December 2021 - January 2022 Edition
Kingfisher Courier

Our Chapter Newsletter
Is Now
Available!

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>> Sunday, Dec 5, 2021
Field Trip to
Barnegat Light State Park, NJ

>> Thursday, Dec 9, 2021
(NOTE: 2nd Thursday!)
Program: Vultures - Nature's
Essential Workers

>> Dec 11, Jan 8, Feb 12
Events: Birds & Coffee
at Wildwood Olewine Nature Center
Birds&Coffee

>> Dec 18 - Jan 1
Events: Christmas Bird Counts

Check our
Events Page

for all dates and details.

Also see the Brochure and the Newsletter.

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>>> Be sure you are following our

New Instagram Page
AppalachianAudubonSociety:

Instagram Page
(It has the word 'Society' in it).


= HOT OFF THE PRESS =
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Buying Something from Amazon?

Please let Amazon donate a
portion of your purchase
to AAS.

Go to our About Us page
and
click on the Amazon Smile button.

That takes you to Amazon,
and now some of your purchase
price will be returned to us.

It costs you nothing, and we all benefit.

How easy is that?

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Read a great article about AAS
in the November issue of The Burg
written by Rachel Curry.

A very impressive piece.

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AAS Kingfisher Logo
T-Shirt Fundraiser

is now going strong!

I just got mine!
I'm happy!
(Click for a close-up.)
MyTshirt&Mug
AAS T-Shirts
Here's what you've been waiting for. Have a look at these spectacular t-shirts, sweatshirts, hoodies, and mugs, all with our Belted Kingfisher logo in colors & styles to impress everyone.

AAS Logo Merchandise Sale

The Bonfire website link above shows the full variety of perfect gifts for everyone who loves our organization!

Naturally, a portion of your purchase comes to us. And you know it's all put to good uses.

FYI - A note about the 'Available for x more days' deadlines shown with each item: These items are custom-printed by Bonfire and sent out in batches on the shipping dates shown. These are not one-time-only offers. We intend to have these items available continuously, but pay attention to the shipping dates.

All of a sudden, your holiday gift-giving has become much, much easier!

You'll want one of each. I know I do!

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And, of course, your AAS Organic Coffee
will always taste best in your
genuine AAS Logo Coffee Mug!

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Please take a few moments to fill out our

AAS Chapter Survey

and our

AAS Volunteer Opportunities Form

Let us know your thoughts & ideas
and find ways that you might enjoy
helping make this organization even better.

Volunteering an hour or two of your time
can help a lot.

Thank you.

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Get the Latest!

December 2021 - January 2022 Edition
Kingfisher Courier

Our Chapter Newsletter
Is Now
Available!

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2021-2022 Programs and
Field Trips Brochure
.

Use it to update your calendar!


=== Membership News ===

Great News!

We had 153
Chapter Support Memberships
for 2020-2021 !


(Does that include you???)

We're up to nearly
80 renewals and new members
for 2021-2022

so far.
Now is the time to help us out.

Please Consider Joining
&/or Renewing Your
AAS Chapter Support Membership


We have an
Exciting Year Ahead!

Our AAS Chapter Support Membership
year 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


=== Did You Know? ===

AAS is a chapter of the National Audubon Society.

We have 1145 National Audubon Members
in our chapter territory.
(Check our Education Page
to see who's included).

All National Audubon Society members
in our region
are full-fledged members of the
Appalachian Audubon Society,
- but -
many people join both groups to provide
national as well as more 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.

Really.

Thank you.


Read about the

Mysterious Illness
in
Local Songbirds


Stay Up to Date Here

Find out what you need to do
with your feeders
and other concerns.


Wearing Orange?

Stay informed and stay safe
wherever you are birding.

Wear orange in areas where hunting is allowed.
Hunters do. So do wise birders.

Check out PA Wearing Orange


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

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Here's the latest 2021-2022

Programs and Field Trips Brochure


Also check our
Events Page

for all dates and details.

Bald Eagles in PA Today

High Definition Live Cameras of PA Bald Eagles

PA Bald Eagles Live Cam

Wonder how birds survive the winter?

Check out this beautiful article from
Cornell's Winter 2019 Living Bird

Winter Bird Survival

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! ==

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NEWEST LINKS
(visit our Links page).

Ned Smith Center for Nature and Art

>>> Need ideas for a road trip?
Check out links for the 3 closest National Wildlife Refuges:
John Heinz NWR at Tinicum (Philladelphia)
Cherry Valley NWR (Stroudsburg)
Patuxent Research Refuge and Naional Wildlife Visitor Center (Laurel, MD)

Incredible Photos from Atlas Obscura
Birds in Flight - Stunning and Intriguing!
Check out the Ornitography link near the bottom of our
Links Page.
You'll be glad you did.

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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