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  • Artist's PalletteArt Class with Jody Banaszak

    Saturday, March 16, 2019

    Place: Brookside County Park, 59 Brook Street, Sayville, NY

    Time: 2:00pm - 4:00pm

    Beginners welcome!

    The fee is $20.

    Contact Jody to register at

    See the program page for more information

  • Walking in the WoodsGeneral Membership Meeting

    Thursday, March 21, 2019

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

    Time: 7:00 P.M.

    Program: Ticks on Long Island with Dr. Anna-Marie Wellins

    Description: Don't let the fear of ticks stop you from exploring nature! Come and educate yourself about the different species of ticks found on Long Island. Learn how to prevent tick bites, the symptoms to be aware of and the different ways of diagnosing tick-borne diseases. Each attendee will receive a free tick kit. There will also be a question and answer period.

    Dr. Anna-Marie Wellins is a member of the Medical Advisory Panel of Stony Brook Southampton Hospital’s Regional Tick-Borne Disease Resource Center.

    See the program page for more information

  • Stop and Shop Card Fundraiser

    We have a 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 you support.

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2018 GSBAS Bird Festival
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Upcoming GSBAS Nature Walks

  • Tuesday, March 26, 2019 - 9:30 am - Heckscher SP

    Meet in Field 5 western end

  • Tuesday, April 2, 2019 - 9:30 am - Jones Beach WE SP

    Meet in the parking lot at the Marina near the Coast Guard Station.

  • Tuesday, April 9, 2019 - 9:30 am - Robert Moses SP

    Meet in Field 5 at the northeast corner.

  • Tuesday, April 16, 2019 - 9:00 am - Gardiners Park

  • Saturday, April 20, 2019 - 8:30 am - Connetquot River SPP

    Leader(s): Bob Grover (516-318-8536) Ken Thompson (631-612-8028, John Gluth (631-827-01208)

    Meet in parking field. Entrance is on the westbound side of Sunrise Highway (Rte. 27) west of Pond Road. If coming from west to east, Take exit 47A and go to the next overpass, Oakdale Bohemia Rd. to cross over bridge, then head westbound and stay in right lane to entrance.

Click here to see the complete schedule

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As a member of the Great South Bay Audubon Society you will receive our award winning, bi-monthly newsletter "The Sandpiper."

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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