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.

 Winter Bird Seed Sale

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PHAS Free Birding Events 

Here are our Winter Bird Walks. Enjoy nature and learn about our wonderful Hudson Valley bird population. 

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119th Audubon Christmas Bird Count - Putnam County

December 29, 2018

The Christmas Bird Count is the longest-running citizen science bird project in the United States. It originated as the holiday “Christmas Side Hunt” prior to the 20th century, when hunters would compete to see who could bring in the largest feathered and furred quarry. But, today…

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Photo Credit: Mick Thompson Bedford Audubon



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Shawangunk Grasslands National Wildlife Refuge Bird Walk

January 26, 2019

A great event lead by Kyle Bardwell in Partnership with Saw Mill River Audubon we are guiding a bird walk at Shawangunk Grasslands National Wildlife Refuge in Wallkill, NY.

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Photo Credit: Orange Birding

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Winter Bird Seed Sale

Place Orders by January 7th

Pickup January 12th

Show your birds you love them! It's time to stock up for the 2019 Winter Bird-Feeding Season! Again this year, we offer quality Blue Seal Products at a great price that also helps to support PHAS.

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