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Attention, returning monitors!

Just posting to remind returning monitors to please contact Jon at jscoones@asri.org and let him know which nest(s) you plan to cover for the 2018 season. We are looking to confirm assignments for returning monitors by Tuesday, March 4th. Ideally, … Continue reading

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Welcome, new and returning monitors!

It is with this post that the Audubon Society of Rhode Island announces the commencement of the 2018 Osprey Monitoring Program. After a successfully reflective report published in October quantifying population related findings of 2017, our organization is eager to … Continue reading

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Program Update for 2018

  Dear colleagues, I am pleased to announce that I have accepted the position of Refuge Manager at Audubon Rhode Island’s Caratunk Wildlife Refuge, in Seekonk, MA.   (Although the refuge is in Mass.,  Audubon RI owns and manages the property.) … Continue reading

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2018 Osprey Monitor Training Sessions

The goal of the Osprey monitor training sessions is to explain the program’s goals and processes to people interested in becoming an Osprey monitor. The program will  introduce attendees to the program’s training guide and  web page.  During the training … Continue reading

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2017 RI Osprey Monitoring Program Report Is Here!!

I am pleased to announce that the 2017 RI Osprey Monitoring Program Report has been completed! All of the volunteer monitors deserve a big THANK YOU for making this report possible!! To open the report click on the link in … Continue reading

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Heads Up – The 2017 Osprey Report is Coming!

The final version of the report is being reviewed and should be ready for posting next week! The number of monitors (110) and hours spent monitoring (1,340) were in line with last year’s numbers. In 2017 volunteers monitored 274 nests … Continue reading

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Videos of RI Osprey – Allin’s Cove in Barrington

Remember the Partridge Family?   Well you can watch “The Osprey Family” as they reunite, love, quarrel, eat and raise a family through a summer season in Barrington, Rhode Island. This show is courtesy of the one of the smartest Osprey … Continue reading

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Please Enter Your Observations!

Hi everyone! Thank you again for your time and dedication in observing your nest(s) every week – such diligence is wonderful !    But if you do not enter your observations in a timely manner all of your hard work … Continue reading

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Osprey Program Makes Public Radio!

Thanks to the hard work of all you dedicated Osprey monitors, Audubon’s RI Osprey Monitoring Program made it to Public Radio last week! Following is a link to the clip: http://ripr.org/post/ri-audubon-society-records-nearly-300-young-ospreys-largest-number-40-years   I have also placed a link in the … Continue reading

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Photos by Jim O’Neil

Hi everyone! Osprey monitor Jim O’Neil sent me several of his photos taken at nest sites on the east bay.  I have included them as links under “Osprey Links”, identified by the nest name.  I am sorry that I did … Continue reading

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