Oops! You must enter a search term greater than 3 characters.

Invite reviews

Invite friends and colleagues to share their experiences with this nonprofit
1 Review
Write A Review
August 20, 2010


Review from Guidestar
August 20, 2010

For a relatively small organization, the Ascutney Mountain Audubon Society (AMAS)has some amazing accomplishments to its credit. It engages in all fo the typical activities of Audubon groups, including educational programs and field trips. But two points of focus really stand out: 1) More than 10 years ago AMAS held the first Herricks Cove Wildlife Festival in partnership with TransCanada, Inc. to call public attention to the natural values of Herricks Cove, a state Important Bird Area. The response was so positive that it has continued the festival annually (in May) since then. The one-day event now draws 1,500 people or more. 2) Perhaps 20 years ago AMAS learned of a great blue heron rookery on private land that deserved protection. Working with the landowners, AMAS successfully petitioned the VT Water Resouces Board for enhanced protection under the state's wetlands law. Later, noticing that the trees supporting the colony, which were in a beaver pond, where dying, AMAS experimented with artificial nesting structures of its own design as substitutes for the trees. Today the colony is thriving even though all of the trees have died and fallen, with 6 to 8 nests per year on these artificial structures.

The Great!

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

educating people about wildlife and habitat and conserving local natural areas.

More feedback...

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?


Write A Review

Support This Nonprofit

Help this nonprofit get more reviews

5 tips for getting reviews

5 tips for getting reviews...

  1. Sending an email to clients, volunteers, donors, board members, and other partners with a link to your profile page.
  2. Putting a link on your Web site
  3. Including a link in your email newsletter
  4. Putting a link in the signature of your email
    Putting a link on your facebook page and status updates
  5. Tweeting out a link to your twitter followers