ACTION ALERT: Last Chance to get Grasslands Bill signed into law!

ACTION ALERT: Last Chance to get Grasslands Bill signed into law!

Our bill authorizing New York State to pay taxes on lands it owns in the Washington County Grasslands has been sent to the Governor for his review. He has 10 days to sign or veto the bill.  Let’s make sure he signs it! PLEASE CALL Governor Cuomo today and ask...
DEC adds 180 Acres to Washington County Grasslands WMA!

DEC adds 180 Acres to Washington County Grasslands WMA!

NYS DEC Press Release, 07-30-18: $326,000 Acquisition Increases Size of Protected Grassland Habitat to 466 Acres New York State has purchased 180 acres of land to add to the Washington County Grasslands Wildlife Management Area (WMA) New York State Department of...
NYS Legislators pass Grassland bird bill!

NYS Legislators pass Grassland bird bill!

ALBANY Assemblywoman Carrie Woerner (D-Round Lake) announced the passage of legislation in the NYS Assembly on June 19 that will benefit grassland birds and the Washington County towns they call home. The Senate previously passed a companion bill introduced by Senator...
ACTION ALERT: Take Action to Save Grassland Birds!

ACTION ALERT: Take Action to Save Grassland Birds!

Tell New York State Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie and Ways and Means Chair Helene E. Weinstein you want critical habitat for NY’s endangered and threatened grassland birds protected NOW! Tell them to pass Bill #A-6759 so that Short-eared owls and other imperiled...
I Love My Park Day – Give Back

I Love My Park Day – Give Back

Give Back to the Places You Love on May 5, 2018 I Love My Park Day is an annual event that brings together thousands of volunteers to celebrate and enhance New York’s parks, historic sites, and public lands. DEC has events at a variety of locations – from...