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Annual Christmas Bird Count

Thanks to everyone who participated in our annual Christmas Bird Count. Be sure to get your totals in to compiler, Andy Fayer.      

By | December 19th, 2015|WAS News|Comments Off on Annual Christmas Bird Count

Free Audubon Bird Guide App Now Available

National Audubon has released an updated version of it Audubon Bird Guide app and it is now being offered free . To download free App.

By | October 1st, 2015|Audubon News|Comments Off on Free Audubon Bird Guide App Now Available

WAS Receives Grant

The Wyncote Audubon Society was recently awarded a grant from the National Audubon Society to work on a project in the “Pennypack Important Bird Area.” Pictured above is the Pennypack IBA Stewardship Team that includes (from left to right) Dave Robertson, Executive Director of the Pennypack Ecological Restoration Trust; Scott Morgan, Superintendent of Lorimer Park; [...]

By | June 22nd, 2015|WAS News|Comments Off on WAS Receives Grant

WAS at “Arts in the Park”

Wyncote Audubon participated in this year’s “Arts in the Park” event that took place on Sunday, June 7, 2015 at High School Park in Elkins Park, Cheltenham Township. Janet Starwood, Wyncote's Audubon Bird Town Committee Co-chair, and Leigh Altadonna, Wyncote Audubon President, participated along with the Tookany Tacony Frankford Watershed Partnership, The Cheltenham Township Environmental [...]

By | June 7th, 2015|WAS News|Comments Off on WAS at “Arts in the Park”

Germantown Academy Senior Creates Bird Guide for Nature Preserve

Jack Beltz, Germantown Academy’s resident bird watcher, stands in front of the school’s nature preserve. Montgomery Media staff photo / ERIC DEVLIN For his Academy Scholars project, Germantown Academy (GA) senior Jack Beltz created a comprehensive bird guide to GA’s Preserve, which features six acres of reclaimed wetlands, wet meadows and forests in [...]

By | June 1st, 2015|WAS News|Comments Off on Germantown Academy Senior Creates Bird Guide for Nature Preserve

DVOC’s BirdPhilly – 1st Ever Philadelphia Bird Race!

Along with the DVOC’s BirdPhilly initiative we have a new birding event taking place right here in southeastern PA, called the Philadelphia Bird Race (PBR). Covering Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, and Philadelphia counties, birders (beginners, youngsters, and experts alike) are invited to participate and support the spotlighted causes. Participants have the option of partaking in [...]

By | April 21st, 2015|WAS News|Comments Off on DVOC’s BirdPhilly – 1st Ever Philadelphia Bird Race!

WAS Scholarship Winner Announced

We are pleased to share with you that Jenn Sherwood has been selected as one of only 30 Hog Island Scholarship Winners this year. She was selected from a field of hundreds of applicants. Her application was outstanding and validates her selection by Wyncote Audubon to receive our support for a Griscom Scholarship. This award [...]

By | January 25th, 2015|Scholarships|Comments Off on WAS Scholarship Winner Announced

Call for Volunteers: The Dale Twining Project

Do you like birds? Do you want to support bird conservation? The Dale Twining Birding Records Project is currently seeking volunteers to enter historical birding observations into an online database. No specific skills are required, but a basic knowledge of birds and computers is helpful. Additional training will be provided. Volunteers can help from home [...]

By | January 5th, 2015|Dale Twining Project|Comments Off on Call for Volunteers: The Dale Twining Project

The Facts about Cats

Whatever you think about cats (and I personally love them), they can wreak havoc in the world. For their health and safety and that of the many other natural creatures who share this world will us,read this article published recently in the NY Times. . Be a responsible guardian.

By | February 1st, 2013|WAS News|Comments Off on The Facts about Cats

Hawk Watch Educational Display

DCNR Secretary Mike DiBerardinis (center) and Environmental Educational Coordinator Mike Jones (right) presented an educational display during the recent dedication of the new Militia Hill Hawk Watch tower at Fort Washington State park. Accepting the display are (left to right) Friends of Fort Washington State Park President Dick Flavell, Hawkwatch Coordinator Marylea Klauder and ParkSuperintendent [...]

By | September 1st, 2006|Hawk Watch Updates, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Hawk Watch Educational Display