Putnam Highlands Audubon Society








Protecting our Precious Environment through Education, Conservation and Preservation. 

As a chapter of the National Audubon Society, we dedicate ourselves to preserve and maintain those lands and waters that have been entrusted to our stewardship, and to inform and educate the public on issues involving birds, wildlife, and the environment.  

PHAS provides a schedule of programs, including bird walks, educational programs, field trips, and guest lectures.  These programs are intended to appeal to a wide range of interests and ability levels.


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PHAS "3rd Saturday" Fall Bird Walks 2018 

Here is our September and October Bird Walks. Enjoy nature and learn about our wonderful Hudson Valley bird population. 

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September Bird Walk at Long Dock Park in Beacon

September 2018

We had another great walk on Saturday at Long Dock Park in Beacon Exploring the rich and diverse bird life of this scenic park. A strategic migrant trap along the Hudson River Flyway. 

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October Nature Exploration at Hubbard-Perkins Conservation Area

October 13th 11:00 am - 1:00 pm (rain cancels)

Family-friendly Nature Walk and Exploration

Join environmental educator Pete Salmansohn for a leisurely and fun exploration of the woods, streams, and wetlands of the Hubbard-Perkins natural area.

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October Bird Walk at Glynwood in Cold Spring

October 20 at 8:30 AM - 10 AM

Explore some of Glynwood’s fields, ponds, and woods for fall migratory birds.


November Third Saturday Bird Walk at Canopus Lake

November 17th 8:30 am – 10:00 am

Duck Sitting at Canopus Lake & White Pond

Join birder Ryan Bass for a stationary observation of arriving waterfowl at Canopus Lake in Fahnestock State Park, Time permitting, we will caravan to White Pond .