Bedford Audubon Society, Inc., with 1976 members, is
a locally based chapter of the 550,000 member National Audubon
Society. Founded in Bedford, New York on February 13, 1913, today BAS services
much of northern Westchester and Putnam Counties in southeastern New York State.
BAS promotes environmental education, grass-roots
activism, public and private conservation efforts, preservation and protection
of open space. You may wish to read our statement of mission.
Bedford Audubon Society's headquarters are located at:
35 Todd Road
Katonah, New York 10536
and the phone number is (914) 232-1999.
Click for directions to Bylane.
Bedford Audubon Society owns and manages 594 acres of land at
four sanctuaries, all located in northeastern Westchester County. The
sanctuaries are open to the general public dawn to dusk and admission is free. Click
for more information about our sanctuaries.
Programs and lectures are conducted the evening of the
second Wednesday of every month, excluding July and August. They are free
and open to the general public. Field trips are conducted several times monthly
and are also open to the public.
The Society is supported by membership dues and donations
made by individuals, corporations, and foundations. The Bedford Audubon Society, Inc. is recognized by New York State and the U.S. Federal government as a 501
(c) (3), not-for-profit, charitable organization.
The Bedford Audubon Society Newsletter is
published four times yearly and is distributed to all members in good standing
and to non-members for a nominal yearly fee. For further information on
membership or activities, contact the BAS information line (914) 232-1999.
The Mission of the Bedford Audubon Society
The Mission of the Bedford Audubon Society is to promote conservation and protection of wildlife habitats in the
Northern Westchester and Eastern Putnam region through education, advocacy, nature study and birdwatching.
We envision ourselves as an organization that is:
- The recognized local authority on birds and their
- A credible voice promoting environmentally sound
decisions on local conservation issues.
- The leader in education on birds and their habitats.
A local information resource on wildlife.
- Recognized for good use and wise management of our wildlife
Identified as a provider of high quality programs and
Bedford Audubon Society Financial Reports
Fiscal Year 2011 (July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011) financial documents now available:
Form 990 and the
Audited Financial Statement.
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