Field Trip Report: Belleplain State Park

By | May 2nd, 2016|Filed Trip Updates|

On Saturday night I made the decision to run the field trip knowing the forecast for Sunday was not promising. On the Wyncote Audubon Facebook Page I posted the following: “Conditions for our field trip will be less than optimal. I plan on donning my rain gear, bringing my umbrella and giving it a try but I [...]

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Annual Christmas Bird Count

By | December 19th, 2015|WAS News|

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

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Free Audubon Bird Guide App Now Available

By | October 1st, 2015|Audubon News|

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

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WAS Receives Grant

By | June 22nd, 2015|WAS News|

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; [...]

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WAS at “Arts in the Park”

By | June 7th, 2015|WAS News|

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 [...]

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Germantown Academy Senior Creates Bird Guide for Nature Preserve

By | June 1st, 2015|WAS News|

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 [...]

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

By | April 21st, 2015|WAS News|

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 [...]

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WAS Scholarship Winner Announced

By | January 25th, 2015|Scholarships|

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 [...]

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Call for Volunteers: The Dale Twining Project

By | January 5th, 2015|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 [...]

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WAS Volunteers Hard at Work

By | December 3rd, 2014|Dale Twining Project, Uncategorized|

Wyncote volunteers are working very hard transcribing over 60 years of birding notes compiled by late WAS member, Dale Twining.  

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