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  • Young Naturalists Club

    Sunday, February 7, 2016

    Time: 1:15 - 2:15 PM

    Great South Bay Audubon Society (GSBAS) would like to invite the Long Island community and GSBAS Chapter Members to join us on the first Sunday of every month

    Place: Great South Bay Audubon Society's Headquarters - Brookside County Park, 59 Brook Street, Sayville, NY

    RSVP: RSVPs are encouraged but not required. Please call 631-581-1731 or email: info@gsbas.org

    The Young Naturalists Club focuses on learning about nature and stewardship of a natural area. Outdoor activities include crafting nature boxes and pinecone feeders, nature scavenger hunts, hiking the trails, gardening, and maintaining bird-feeding stations. Indoor activities include examining birds’ nests and feather displays and special presentations on subjects such as the Northern Bobwhite Quail, local marine creatures, and bird watching. For details on upcoming Young Naturalists Club activities, please email info@gsbas.org or call 631-581-1731.  More information...

  • General Membership Meeting

    Thursday, February 18, 2016

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

    Time: 7:00 P.M.

    Program: Turtle Rescue

    Description: Join the Turtle Rescue of the Hamptons for a turtle exclusive! In February, turtles are hibernating to survive the cold winter months, but in the spring and summer they move around and can be seen. All year long, turtles face challenges both from the natural environment and from man-made sources. Learn about what the rescue is doing to help our local turtle populations. We'll explore the lives of Long Island's turtles so you can identify and help these turtles prosper in their natural environment.

    See the program page for more information

  • Art Show - "Fall in Love with Nature"

    Saturday, February 27, 2016

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

    Time: 10:00am - 3:00pm

    Description: Art Show by Great South Bay Audubon Society. Browse our gallery of art of all mediums by members of GSBAS. There is no admission fee. If you are interested in exhibiting your art, helping with the set up on Friday evening Feb 26, or if you have any questions, please contact Annette at 631-665-4405 or fill out the form on the program page (under the "Art Show" heading) by February 6th.

  • Connetquot Breakfast and Birding

    Sunday, May 8, 2016

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

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

    Program: Hosted by Friends of Connetquot.  Join Friends of Connetquot, Great South Bay Audubon Society and NY State Parks Environmental Education Office at Connetquot River State Park Preserve for a continental breakfast, an introduction to bird identification, and a walk in beautiful Connetquot Preserve to find and identify migrating and other resident birds.

    RSVP required: Call Connetquot State Park Preserve at 581-1072 to register or fill out the RSVP form on the program page (under the B&B heading) beginning two weeks prior to the event:. Registration fee $4 plus $8 parking fee per car (unless you have yearly NYS) Park pass.

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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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