2023 Field Meet Rough Schedule

Our annual field meet will be Dec 8-10. This date change is due to the hotels’ booking constraints this year, but it gives us an opportunity to be field-focused during the day, and warm in the banquet hall at night! 2023 Field Meet Rough Schedule Friday Saturday We host an annual field meet, generally the […]

3-186A Falconry database downtime August 1-3, 2023

The 3-186A Falconry database used by Falconers, States, Territories, and the Federal Government will be down from 01 to 03 August 2023.  The database can be found here: https://epermits.fws.gov/falcP/ The USFWS will be uploading numerous database improvements that have been requested and tested by State Falconry Administrators.  These database changes will be helpful for Falconers in […]

Spring 2023 Mews news Shipping soon

We – loosely – stick to the theme of embracing our failures and learning from them this spring. And boy did we get some great pieces from people! I think you’re going to love this Mews News. And don’t forget it’s not too late to submit your recipes based on your favorite game meats for […]

WNV Vaccination Recommendations

Yes, that magical time of year for falconers is almost upon us! Mosquito breeding season! Here to bring you some recommendations on West Nile Virus prevention and protection, is Doctor Cindy Hopf of the Janet L Swanson Wildlife Hospital! Dr Hopf Says Please find the attached document with recommendations for vaccinating for West Nile Virus […]

DEC Announces Falconry Examinations

Online Exams on April 14; Registration Deadline April 12 The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) today announced no-cost exams for individuals seeking a license to practice the sport of falconry, become a volunteer wildlife rehabilitator, or use leashed dogs to find wounded or injured big game animals are scheduled for Friday, April […]

Feb Board Meeting Report

Your board of directors met in February to discuss plans for the 2023 season. Among other topics, which can be reviewed in our board documents section for members, your directors finalized plans for: If you have issues you would like addressed at this or any board meeting or membership meeting, please submit them via email […]

What are YOU doing this year?

We have a very active club, as it turns out! One of our goals this year is to get more small, regional meetups and educational items on the agenda. Are you or your organization doing something cool with falconry this year? Tell us about it! If it’s open to the public, or a subsection of […]

Tales of Falconry

The Mews News is looking for a short, 1 paragraph, tale of a time in falconry when you “Embraced you failure” – what went wrong? How did you learn? Alternatively, a 1 paragraph humorous story about a time falconry didn’t go quite as you expected. Email to matt@vercant.com or editor@nysfa.org