Snowy owl released at FIBA Viewing Area!

Snowy owl released at FIBA Viewing Area!

FORT EDWARD The Snowy owl sprang from the crate and glided across the open field at Friends of the IBA’s (FIBA) Alfred Z. Solomon Grassland Bird Viewing Area. She glanced back once before landing on a fencepost at the edge of the property and sat there checking out...
Other Ways to Give this Holiday Season! #GivingTuesday

Other Ways to Give this Holiday Season! #GivingTuesday

Thank you to all our members and supporters who have contributed time, effort and donations over the past year! We’ve accomplished a lot this year, from the passage of our “Grassland Bird Bill” to DEC’s addition of 180 acres of critical habitat...
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...