Help Us Protect NY's Grassland Birds

The Washington County Grasslands Important Bird Area (IBA) is critical to the survival of Short-eared Owls in New York State! It supports 10 of 11 of our most imperiled grassland birds and over 100 other bird and animal species. Please help protect these birds and donate today!

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With your help we can acquire and preserve vital habitat for endangered, threatened, and at-risk grassland birds and our community! Your donation will automatically unlock a one-year GBT family membership. In 2022, memberships grant access to free bird walks and print newsletters featuring fun and educational content mailed directly to your home! (Digital eNewsletters are still free.)

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Recurring Giving

The ongoing support of donors helps ensure we have the resources to acquire and manage grasslands that provide essential habitat for our imperiled grassland birds. A recurring donation of any frequency and amount will automatically renew your GBT family membership every time you donate!

Recurring Giving

Planned Giving

Your will or living trust is an important way to provide for family, plan the management and disposition of your estate and ensure your legacy supports the causes that have special meaning for you!

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We appreciate your support!

Additional Ways to Give


Volunteers are a huge part of our organization’s success! Be part of our work to conserve endangered and threatened birds by volunteering on a committee or at an event.

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Corporate Partners (Sponsors)

Demonstrate your company’s commitment to the environment and community and reach new audiences by becoming a corporate sponsor.

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Donate by Mail

If you prefer to mail in your donation, please download and complete the mail-in form available below. You can make your donation by check, money order or credit card and mail to the address noted on the form.

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Start a Facebook fundraiser to share with your friends and family. Spread the word and help raise awareness and funds for our mission. This is a great way to share our work with others and contribute toward conserving land in the Washington County Grasslands.

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Matched Gift

Expand the power of your donation – ask your company if they have a matching gift program!

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Donate & Become a Member!

Any donation of $25 or more will unlock a 1-year membership for you and your immediate family. Memberships unlock free bird walks and a quarterly print newsletter that contains fun and unique content we don’t publish online.

Your support makes a lasting difference!