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NAFA Call to Action

An APHIS Regulation Update which NAFA has been dealing with is included below. If you’re not a NAFA member, and you are a licensed falconer, exhibiter, educator or rehabber, it’s of critical importance that you keep up to date with these developments – and please comment! Your input is of critical importance. You can snail […]

After the Test

By Thomas Rowe, Region 1 Director For a lot of us, getting started in falconry means “passing the state exam.” But really, we that should be the absolute tip of the iceberg – all the work, the real decisions, the effort – comes after the test. Despite that, it’s important to consider each step after […]

Summer Events are coming!

NYSFA 2022 Calendar of Events Calendar of Summer Events The New York State Falconry Association is pleased to add a calendar of summer picnics and wildlife-oriented events affiliated with or sponsored by the club. These events range from informal hunting trips, to more formal educational picnics and field meets. Please check the schedule for details. Summer Events […]

DEC Alert | Information on HPAI in NYS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: ALL NYS FALCONERS The DEC has issued advisement for falconers in managing Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) detected in the Eastern and Midwestern United States andCanada, in both wild birds and poultry facilities. On February 19, 2022 the first case of HPAI was confirmed in Suffolk County, NY in a backyard flock. […]

Welcome, Josh McKee, wildlife photographer to the 2021 Field Meet

Josh McKee, wildlife photographer, will be joining us at the November 2021 Field Meet in Oneonta. McKee has been a sports and wildlife photographer for over a decade, so you know he can get an action shot AND debate sports statistics too! His clients include NBT Bank, Paragon Racquet and Athletic Club, Pratt and Whitney, […]