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Southern Adirondack Audubon Society


Protecting the environment through the preservation of natural habitats
 and the advancement of environmental education





       
          Public programs are held in either the Christine McDonald Community Room of the Crandall Library in Glens Falls or in the Harry Dutcher Community Room of the Saratoga Springs Public Library. 

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                      Library Logo For the Crandall Library:  Location and a map may be found here.  
**You may call Crandall Library at 792-6508 to see if the library has closed due to weather**



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For the Saratoga Springs Library:  Directions and a map may be found here.  
**You may call the Saratoga library at 518-584-7860 to see if the library has closed due to weather**


We couldn't bring you this program in person due to the coronavirus, however,
thanks to our friends at Delaware-Otsego Audubon Society,
and our scheduled March speaker, Julie Hart,
we bring you our March program which you to enjoy at your convenience.
Click this webinar link to watch the webinar!"


"The Joys of Atlasing"

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Julie Hart will present “The Joys of Atlasing” on Wednesday, March 25, at 7 p.m. at the Saratoga Springs Public Library. Hart is the Project Coordinator for the third Breeding Bird Atlas in New York. The atlas project will take place from 2020-2024 and involve thousands of volunteers from across the state. Much has changed in the 20 years since the second breeding bird atlas in New York State.   Hart will talk about the history of the atlas, the importance of atlas data, and how you can get involved. Find out how the third atlas will differ from previous atlases, including how eBird will be used for data entry. Atlasing offers birders a way to explore new areas and provides an intimate look into the daily lives of birds. Atlasing offers an opportunity for beginner and advanced birders to strengthen birdwatching skills while contributing valuable data to a large conservation-oriented project.
 
Hart is a native Vermonter who started birding while working as a bird conservation intern with National Audubon, Audubon New York, and the Cornell Lab of Ornithology. She traveled for several years doing field work around the globe before returning to VT to serve as the coordinator for Mountain Birdwatch with the Vermont Center for Ecostudies. She spent several years chasing Bicknell’s Thrush around the mountains of the Northeast and Hispaniola before moving to Wyoming to continue her education. She received her Master’s degree studying the impacts of climate change on Cassia Crossbill in southern Idaho. She is now settled in the Albany area where she is the Project Coordinator for the third Breeding Bird Atlas in New York.  In her travels she has participated in two bird atlases and considers atlasing her favorite type of birding.


Please avoid wearing fragranced products to avoid triggering
allergies, asthma and migraines in others attending the programs. 
Thank you.

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Coming Up in June!

Date and Time TBA: "Bird Window Collisions and What Can Be Done to Reduce Them"