Conserving Critical Habitat for Endangered Grassland Birds
Grassland Bird Trust (GBT) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit land trust conserving critical habitat for endangered, threatened and rapidly declining grassland birds. We’ve conserved over 250 acres of prime habitat in the heart of the Washington County Grasslands Important Bird Area (IBA) since our founding in 2010.
We’re working with the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) and other major partners to protect thousands more acres of critical habitat for endangered and at-risk grassland birds across New York State and the Eastern U.S.
We’re also working to build a National Grassland Coalition to increase the scale and pace of grassland conservation across North America.
GBT owns and manages 78 acres at our Alfred Z. Solomon (AZS) Grassland Bird Viewing Area in Fort Edward, located in the heart of the Washington County Grasslands IBA. This area supports 10 of 11 of New York’s most imperiled grassland bird species. It is critical to the survival of Short-eared Owls in New York State!
If these projects sound exciting to you and you would like to join this conservation movement, make a one-time or recurring gift today! A one-time contribution unlocks a one-year membership for you and your family! Or even better, choose the recurring donation option per year to secure a self-renewing annual membership for the family! Members receive exclusive discounts to events and are notified of events/other exclusive news before the general public.