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 him to sign Bill S-1672/ A-6759 into law!

PHONE: 518-474-8390

(Identify yourself as a Friends of the IBA member and remember to thank him at the end of your message)

If you prefer you can send him an email at: Save & Exit

(sample message):

Dear Honorable Andrew M. Cuomo,

Please protect New York’s endangered and threatened grassland birds and sign Bill S-1672/ A-6759 into law. This vital legislation will increase local support for conserving critical habitat in the Washington County Grasslands Important Bird Area (IBA) and help protect iconic grassland bird species like Short-eared owls and Snowy owls that call the IBA home.

Please sign this legislation so it can be enacted into law. Rarely will you have the opportunity to benefit so many for so little.

Thank you,

(your name here)