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  • Christmas WreathAnnual Member Participation and Holiday Celebration Night

    Thursday, December 19, 2019

    Place: Seatuck Environmental Association located at the Scully Estate - 550 South Bay Avenue, Islip NY 11751

    Time: 7:00 P.M.

    Description: ecember is our annual Holiday Party. Same time, same place! Please bring an horderve, drink, dessert or any other kind of food you'd like. Also bring any photos that you have taken during the year, of birds, to be shown on power point or a birding story you may have (about a 5 min. show each.)

    See the program page for more information

  • Connetquot Breakfast and Birding

    Saturday, January 12, 2019

    Place: Connetquot River State Park Preserve - Sunrise Highway, Oakdale, NY

    Time: 8:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

    Program: Join Great South Bay Audubon Society at Connetquot River State Park Preserve for a continental breakfast, an introduction to bird identification, and a walk in the preserve to find and identify ducks and other birds that winter at this Long Island treasure.

    RSVP required: Fill out the RSVP form on the program page (under the B&B heading) beginning two weeks prior to the event. Registration fee $4, payable at the event.

  • Stop and Shop Card Fundraiser

    We have an easy way for you to support our Chapter that won’t cost you a penny. Stop and Shop has a fundraising program for non-profit organizations. They sell us gift cards at a discounted rate and we sell them at face value. So, a $50 gift card costs you $50. You would already be spending that at the grocery store anyway, and Great South Bay Audubon makes a profit.

    Use these gift cards for purchasing anything at Stop and Shop, or give as gifts. There is no limit to how many you can purchase, no expiration date and no fees. You don't have to spend it all at once; you carry a balance over on the card. It really is that simple. Gift cards are available in $25 and $50 increments.

    If you are interested in participating in this program, please click here for an order form, or purchase them at any of our General Membership meetings. As always, we appreciate your support.

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Upcoming GSBAS Nature Walks

  • Saturday, December 7, 2019 - 9:00 am - Montauk

    Leader(s): Bob Grover (516-318-8536) Ken Thompson (631-612-8028)

    Meet at Lighthouse parking lot. Latecomers can still join in the vicinity of the restaurant overlook. Directions: Route 27 to 27A to end.

  • Saturday, January 4, 2020 - 9:00 am - Montauk

    Leader(s): John Gluth (631-827-0120) and Ken Thompson (631-612-8028)

    Meet at Lighthouse parking lot. Latecomers can still join in the vicinity of the restaurant overlook. Directions: Route 27 to 27A to end.

  • Saturday, January 11, 2020 - 8:00 am - Birding & Breakfast, Connetquot River SPP

    Leader(s): Edith & Bob Wilson, Helga Merryman, Ken Thompson, Jack Carlson

    Continental breakfast. Reservations required - Fill out the form on our programs page to register. Registration fee $4. plus $8 parking fee per car - unless you have yearly Empire pass.

  • Saturday, February 1, 2020 - 8:30 am - Jones Beach West End

    Leader(s): Mike Cooper (516-523-2369, Bob Grover (516-318-8536)

    Meet in the parking lot near the Coast Guard Station at West End.

  • Saturday, March 14, 2020 - 8:30 am - Bob Laskowski Memorial Duck Walk

    Leader(s): Bob Grover (516-318-8536)

    Meet at Brookwood Hall, Islip Town Park in East Islip on Irish Lane between Montauk Hwy and Union Blvd.

Click here to see the complete schedule

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Your membership dues will also go directly to our local conservation and educational endeavors and support our work at Brookside County Park.

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