Short-eared owls have almost disappeared from New York State. Grassland Bird Trust is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit land trust conserving critical habitat for these owls and other threatened and at-risk grassland birds.Conservation Initiatives
Our MissionConserving critical habitat for endangered, threatened and rapidly declining grassland birds
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Winter Raptor Fest
See Owls, Hawks and Falcons in flight! May 16th & 17th, 2020Learn More
GREENWICH, NY – Fair food, tractor pulls and farm animals drew large crowds to the Washington County Fair the week of August 19th – 25th. “The Big Push” Birthing Center was a hit as families gathered to see the live birthing of calves. Veterinarians were on call to help and a herdsperson catered to the cows […]Read More
FORT EDWARD, NY – Grassland Bird Trust (GBT) Board Members and volunteers recognized Landowner Merrilyn Pulver, New York State Senator Betty Little and Assemblywoman Carrie Woerner as OWL HEROES at our 1st Annual Grassland Bird Field Day in June for their contributions to grassland bird conservation in New York State. Pulver received the award for […]Read More
ALBANY, NY Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced on Thursday more than $2.2 million in New York State Conservation Partnership Program grants awarded to 47 not-for-profit land trusts across the state. The grants are funded through New York’s Environmental Protection Fund. According to a press release, “a total of 70 grants will leverage an additional $2.2 million in […]Read More
“I applaud the Grassland Bird Trust for their successful acquisition (in the Washington County Grasslands), which will further preserve this critical natural habitat and restore threatened grassland bird populations.”
– Acting New York State State Parks Commissioner Erik Kulleseid