The Friends of the Great Swamp
of southeastern New York State

FrOGS Calendar of Events

Christmas Bird Counts

Monday, December 20th, 2004 at 9:00 AM

Contact Bedford Audobon for times and locations

For 115 years citizen scientists have aided the National Audubon Society census of American Birds during its annual "Christmas Bird Counts". Three of those counts occur in the Great Swamp or its environs:

  1. Saturday, December 20th - Peekskill/Hudson River Count
  2. Thursday, January 1st, 2015 - Hidden Valley Count - the Great Swamp, Eastern Dutchess County, and Western Connecticut
  3. Saturday, January 3, 2015 - Putnam County Count
  4. Contact Bedford Audubon for details 914-232-1999.

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    The Grand Saga of the Monarch Butterfly

    Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014 at 7:00 PM

    SUNY Purchase - Natural Science Building, Hall 1001

    FrOGS Special Interest

    Many of us are concerned about the rapid decline in the number of Monarch Butterflies these past two years. Less than a half dozen were counted in the Great Swamp and its environs this year! So please attend a free lecture presented by Dr. Lincoln P. Brower, Professor of Biology at Sweet Briar College.