In addition the society runs the Scranton area Christmas Bird Count, the National Audubon Society Spring Migration Count for Lackawanna County, and an annual High Bird Count contest during spring migration. We have adopted Snake Road near Scranton's McDade Park for litter cleanup.
The society manages 2 nature sanctuaries
in the region (Directions
to Sanctuaries). The Davis
Crossing sanctuary is located near Lake Winola, PA, and consists of upland
forest acreage surrounding a large former beaver pond. There is an observation
tower for viewing the former pond area and a number of nature trails through
the forests. The Forest Acres sanctuary is located near the Abington Heights
Middle School, Newton Township, PA, and consists of second growth forest and a
portion of a large pond and marsh complex. The sanctuaries are open to all
society members. Nonmembers should contact society officers for permission to
If you are interested in becoming a member, you may:
1) E-mail to the above address
2) Contact membership secretary, Rob Smith email@example.com
3) Print out the LAS Membership form, fill it in, and mail with your payment to the address on the form.
Dues are minimal; currently 10.00/year for individuals and 20.00/year for families.
Up-to-the-minute society info, photos, and member discussions can be found at FACEBOOK