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About Lycoming Audubon Society

The Lycoming Audubon Society (LAS) is a chapter of the National Audubon Society, with responsibility for members in Lycoming and Clinton Counties, Pennsylvania. We are a qualified 501(c)3 organization that works to preserve and enhance the natural environment, provides conservation education at all levels, and cooperates with other organizations and agencies that share the goals of Audubon. Our mission is “To conserve and restore natural ecosystem focusing on birds, other wildlife and habitats for the benefit of humanity and earth’s biological diversity”.

Conservation education and advocacy are important functions of an Audubon chapter. Since its formation in 1968 LAS has participated in the preservation and enhancement of the natural environment in Lycoming and Clinton counties through many activities. The chapter draws from its many conservation-minded members to identify and research issues critical to our mission, and voices an advocacy opinion on those issues when appropriate.

In addition, LAS members are also active in a number of broader important monitoring programs, including two annual Christmas Bird Counts and the annual PA Migration Count sponsored by the Pennsylvania Society of Ornithology.  (See our Citizen Science page for more information.) Our community recognizes LAS conservation positions and expertise, and we are regularly involved through consultations, agreements and hands-on participation.

Like all Audubon chapters, our members enjoy birdwatching and an appreciation of 'nature' at all levels. We hold field trips regularly on an informal basis led by one or more of the chapter’s ardent “birders”. Everyone is welcome to participate regardless of their birding experience. Our meetings are open to the public and often feature a birding excursion or a conservation topics. (Review our Program and Field Trip pages for upcoming events.)

We welcome new members! (See our Membership page for information.)

Lycoming Audubon Society Board

Chapter Board Meetings are usually on the 4th Wednesday of the month.  All members of Lycoming Audubon Society are welcome to attend Board meetings. Note that some people have multiple assignments  in pro tem status and one Board position is vacant. Members interested in filling one of these positions or just learning more about them can talk to any Board member, by email to us or at any meeting.

Officers
PresidentGary Metzger
Vice PresidentDavid Brown
SecretaryJoan Sattler
TreasurerJean Dalton
Committee Chairs
Conservation
Dan Alters
Programs
Wayne Laubscher
Newsletter Editor
Joan Knight
Membership
Cicily Knight
Education
Vacant
Field Trip
Larry Waltz 
Publicity
Joan Sattler 
Director at Large
Jerry Miller






Special Appointees
Christmas Bird Count and Annual Migration Count Coordinator
David Brown
Bird Seed Sale Coordinator
Ron Beach


Webmaster
David Brown

Contact Information
Lycoming Audubon Society
P.O. Box 4053
Williamsport, Pa. 17701

Facebook Group
Twitter (@LycomingAud)


Email: lycomingaudubon@gmail.com
We welcome your questions, concerns and suggestions.

Thank you to Weis Markets of Montoursville for generously providing refreshments for all of our public meetings!

2017 Donations of $100 or more - much THANKS to:

  • Harvey Katz
  • Skip Stackhouse for all the wonderful bird houses donated to the Chapter


2016 Donations of $100 or more - much THANKS to:

  • Ruth Rode
  • First Community Foundation
  • Ed and Linda Alberts
  • Seven Mountains Audubon
  • Dianne and David Lenhart
  • Phil Zechman


2015 Donations of $100 or more - much THANKS to:
  • Phil Zechman
  • Memorial contributions for Fred Kibbe
  • Memorial contributions for Donald Gross
  • Richard Heylmun
  • Ruth Rode
  • David and Dianne Lenhart     

2014 Donations of $100 or more - much THANKS to:
  • Phillip Zechman
  • Margaret and Charles Wettling
  • Dwaine Gipe (2 Purple Martin Houses)