Registration and Information - Registration Opens in 2017

three aspects to consider when registering:

  • Registering for the conference
  • Optional off-site field trips
  • Lodging and accommodations

Registering for the Conference:

Taking Flight: Birding in the Catskills is a three day conference. Check-in begins at 3 PM on Friday, June 9th at Frost Valley YMCA. You may register for the full 3-day conference which includes: Friday social (with cash bar), and Friday dinner, Saturday breakfast, lunch and dinner, Saturday social (with cash bar) and Sunday breakfast. Also included are the key note talks both Friday evening and Saturday evening and all on site walks, presentations and workshops.

Optional field trips 

Lodging and accommodations



Emerson Resort and Spa, 5340 Rt. 28, Mt. Tremper, NY 12457, 845.688.2828

Hampton Inn Kingston, 1307 Ulster Avenue, Kingston, NY 12401, 855.271.3622

Best Western, 503 Washington Ave, Kingston, NY 12401-2906, 855.464.7828

Courtyard Kingston, 500 Frank Sottile Blvd, Kingston, NY 12401, 845.382.2300 &; search for "Claryville, NY" or "Big Indian, NY"

This abbreviated list of alternative housing options is provided as a courtesy to our conference registrants. The Catskill Center does not specifically promote any of the above businesses. Please feel free to search for other options.