Coming Events
September-December 2017

Last updated 9/6/17

Early & mid-

Monarch Tagging. Call Renee Davis at 482-5044 before 7 pm for info on the time and location of the tagging events. It’s fun!

Sept. 14: 

First Fall Meeting, 6 pm in room B113, Sullivan County Community College (SCCC). “Harvest Potluck” - Bring a fall dish to share. (Call Pat Cocot at 794-1391 for more info.) Program: Rick Bunting, Butterflies, etc. 2017, featuring photographs taken this year.

Sept. 28:
Wood Duck Count, 5pm to about 7pm on Haven Road at the Bashakill. We will count ducks as they come in for the night. Counter: Renee Davis. Recorders: Ruth Shursky and Ruth McKeon.
Oct. 5:
Wood Duck Count, same as September 28 above.

October 20:

Annual Dinner with great food at the Rockland House in Roscoe, NY. Come at 5 pm for cocktail hour and our big raffle of bird-related prizes. Dinner begins at 6 pm. Reservations are required. Our speaker will be Ken Witkowski of the Shawangunk Grasslands, National Wildlife Refuge. Don’t forget to bring a bird-related prize! Download/print dinner reservation form.

Nov. 1-7:

First Feeder Count of the season. At the end of the week send your highest count for each species to Lance Verderame, 8 Elm Hollow Road, Livingston Manor, NY 12758 or by or use the form on our web site. You can start any month and do as many months as you wish.

Nov. 9:

Second Fall Meeting, 6 pm in Room B113, SCCC. Pizza, salad and drinks provided. We will make plans for the Christmas Count and elect Officers and Directors for next year. Program: “Honeybees” presented by David Klussman, local beekeeper. SCAS members will also show some of their favorite photos of the year.

Fri. - Sun.
Nov. 10-12: 

Annual New York State Ornithological Association (NYSOA) meeting at Niagara Falls, NY. More information online at

Dec. 27:
Save the date.  Annual Christmas Count. More information in next issue of newsletter .