Dedicated to Biodiversity:
The rich heritage of our Bioregion

Welcome to the official site of the Allegheny Plateau Audubon Society. As you explore our site we welcome you to join our efforts to preserve the natural biodiversity of the Laurel Highlands and southern Allegheny mountains in Western Pennsylvania.



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Check out our Events and Outings page for details about the opportunities we offer to explore and enjoy some of the great natural places in our region. Be sure to visit our hawk watch and wetlands pages to see the natural sites we maintain and share with the public.



Events

Upcoming Events and Outings

Spring Hawk Watch

February 26 to May 5, 2014
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APAS April Meeting: Chincoteague Island

April 17, 2014
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Pa. Migratory Bird Day

May 10, 2014
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APAS Meeting: Member Slide Night

May 15, 2014
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Moth Lighting at Night

May thru August, 2014
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Dragonflies, Damselflies and Butterflies of Dunnings Creek Wetlands and Shaffer Mt.

May to September, 2014
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North American Butterfly Count

July 13, 2014
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Audubon Picnic & Pig Roast at Hidden Acres Farm

August 3, 2014
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Fall Hawk and Eagle Count at the Allegheny Front Hawk Watch

August15-December 30, 2014
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APAS Meeting: Member Slide Night

September 18, 2014
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APAS Meeting: Disease Ecology

October 16, 2014
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Owl Banding with Dave Darney

Oct. to mid Nov, 2014
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Hawk Watch

Hawk Watch



View the latest results from our current migration raptor count »

The Allegheny Front Hawk Watch is a privately-owned mountaintop watch site on the border of Shade Twp, Somerset County and Napier Twp Bedford County.


Wetlands

Wetlands



The Dunnings Creek Wetlands is a former farm along that has been restored as a wetland habitat of about 100 acres.  It is home to a large and varied population of wildlife and plants.


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