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Southern Tier Tuesdays: Delaware-Otsego Audubon Society

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(WBNG) -- The Delaware-Otsego Audubon Society is this week's winner of a two-thousand dollar grant from Upstate Shredding through Southern Tier Tuesdays.

The sanctuary, which is located in Oneonta, was established in 1968 and is a chapter of the National Audubon Society.

The Delaware-Otsego Audubon Society says its mission is to "to protect our natural environment and connect people with nature to benefit birds and other wildlife through conservation, education, research and advocacy."

It's vision echos a similar sentiment, noting that it envisions a healthy world where "people and wildlife thrive and natural resources are protected."

Andy Mason and Susan O'Handley, Co-Presidents of the Delaware-Otsego Audubon Society say they are thrilled to be awarded the grant and will use some of the money to help preserve and maintain their property.

The Delaware-Otsego Audubon Society has events coming up later this month, such as Birds and Beans: Simple ways to save migratory birds on April 16 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm, which is an online virtual event, and later in May, the Sanctuary will host the Electric Vehicle Car Show on Saturday, May 22 from 10am-2pm at the Damaschke Field parking lot, Neawha Park in Oneonta.

The Sanctuary is located at 52 Grange Hall Rd. Spur, Oneonta, NY.

To learn more about the Delaware-Otsego Audubon Society or to register for an upcoming event, you can visit their website by clicking here.

Southern Tier Tuesdays is a philanthropic endeavor of Adam Weitsman, owner of Upstate Shredding, and his daughter, Clover.  For more information or to nominate a Southern Tier non-profit go to


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