Central Westchester Audubon Society
Elmsford, Greenburgh, Harrison, Purchase, Rye, Rye Brook, Port Chester and White Plains
P.O. Box 359, White Plains, NY 10602
email: webmaster@centralwestchesteraudubon.org
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In Our Current Newsletter

- County Review of Sustainable Playland Plan on Hold
National Audubon Needs Your Help On Hummingbirds
- Reflections on Audubon Council
- Report-National Audubon on Galveston Oil Spill
- Keeping Cats Indoors
- Become a Chapter Only Member
Walks and Talks
- Joint BRSS and CWAS Programs
- CWAS Field Trips
- BRSS Field Trips

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Upcoming Programs

May 21, Wednesday. 7:15 p.m. Bird Architecture - Presenter: Anne Swaim
Location: Harrison Public Library, 2 Bruce Ave., Harrison, NY


Field Trips 2014

Saturday, May 3 – CWAS Annual Memorial Walk. This will be a lovely spring walk for birds and wildflowers in memory of our dedicated members. Location – Fairchild Garden, Greenwich, Ct. Meet at Education House, 5 Homeside Lane, White Plains for carpooling at 8 AM. Please call Jeanne Alpert at 914-946-1780 to register.

CWAS Birdathon – Saturday, May 10 (Rain date Sat., May 17). Join the effort to raise money for camp scholarships. Sites to be determined by trail conditions in refuges. We will search for spectacular warbler sightings and should tally several other migrants and residents. Beginners are welcome; we'll help you find and identify the birds. Meet at 7AM at Education House, 5 Homeside Lane, White Plains, for carpooling. Bring lunch and water.

Sunday, June 15 - Joint CWAS/COMA Walk at Saxon Woods – Meet in the swimming pool parking lot, near the trailhead at 9:30 AM. Share your love of birds with the uninitiated and learn a bit about mushrooms when COMA (Connecticut-Westchester Mycological Association) members join us for this special joint walk. COMA usually brings lunches to share after the walk - please join and contribute to the feast. This is Father's Day, so dads, make your families come as their gift to you! For information contact Taro Ietaka at taro@ietaka.com.


BRSS/CWAS Field Trips

April 27-Sunday, Rye Nature Center.- Meet at 8:00 am at the nature center parking lot. We will be looking for early migrants - warblers and other songbirds that are passing through.

May 4, Sunday- Central Park (with Hudson River) - Meet at 7:30 am at 77th street at statue across from Museum of Natural History. Will be looking for spring migrants such as warblers, orioles and others.

May 18, Sunday- Doodletown Road - Meet at 8:00 am at Doodletown Road. Best place to see nesting Cerulean Warblers and other migrants.


Spring Activities at Marshlands Conservancy

April 26 – Saturday, 7:30 a.m. First Spring Bird Migration Observation. Get a first glance at the early migratory arrivals. Bring binoculars.

Spring Migration Walks at Marshlands Conservancy, 220 Boston Post Road, Rye, NY 10580. Meet on the dates listed at 7:30 AM at the Visitors Center. Beginners welcome. Please bring binoculars.
Saturday, April 26
Sunday, May 4
Saturday, May 17
Sunday, May 18
Saturday, May 31


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