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Huntington-Oyster Bay Audubon works to protect wildlife and habitat through conservation action, advocacy, education and impactful partnerships. Serving Huntington and Northern Oyster Bay Townships.

Upcoming Programs, Meetings and Events

"While my interest in natural history has added very little to my sum of achievement,
it has added immeasurably to my sum of enjoyment in life." - Theodore Roosevelt

All Programs Held at the Cold Spring Harbor Library Unless Otherwise Noted

FEBRUARY

Wednesday, February 12, 2020 - 7:00 PM

A Squirrel's Guide to Success

Join us as we view a fascinating documentary, part of the PBS Nature series, directed by Tom Jarvis.

This film focuses on why nearly 300 species of squirrels have been successful survivors; displaying the extraordinary abilities of squirrels, from the brainy fox squirrel to the acrobatic gray squirrel, to the problem-solving ground squirrel. Learn about an orphaned, only a few days- old Eurasian red squirrel (threatened), named Billy, rehabilitated for release by Sheelagh McAllister, head of small mammals at the National Wildlife Rescue Center of Scotland. You will surely leave this documentary with a new appreciation and a deeper understanding for squirrels, we hope you will join us!  Bring your squirrel pictures and squirrel stories to share with others.

This event is free and open to the public
7pm refreshments | 7:30 program

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MARCH

Wednesday, March 11, 2020 - 7:00 PM

All About Bird Banding

Learn about bird banding in this program led by Harvey Farber. Bird banding is the term for attaching of a small, individually numbered tag, usually in the shape of a metal band, to a wild bird to enable individual identification.

The subsequent recapture or recovery of the bird can provide information on where the bird has been, how it has aged, and in some cases, what caused it to die. Join us as we learn about the amazing benefits to studying birds in the hand, and then meeting them again.

Our speaker, Harvey Farber, was born in Manchester England and came to the USA at 16 years old. He graduated from Queens College in New York with B.S. in chemistry. He is still working as VP of R&D. He has been banding birds since the late 1960’s. Every year since then, he has banded at the JFK Wildlife Reserve at Tobay Beach, in both Spring and Fall, as well as other local sites.

This event is free and open to the public
7pm refreshments | 7:30 program

Download/print the flyer for this program



All meetings are free and open to the public!

Meetings begin at 6:45pm for refreshments and 7:30pm for speakers at:
Cold Spring Harbor Library
95 Harbor Road (Route 25A), Cold Spring Harbor.

Please check this website often for updates and changes to the schedule.