Become a Member

Friends of the IBA Members play an important role in our efforts to protect critical habitat for New York's endangered Short-eared Owls and other at risk grassland birds!  JOIN US in ensuring these amazing owls do not disappear from New York State!

You will know you are helping to:

-  Conserve critical habitat for NY's imperiled grassland birds

-  Provide habitat for dozens of other bird and mammal species  

-  Protect biodiversity and open space

You can receive other great benefits,* including:

- FREE Field Trips & Walks 

FREE Winter Raptor Fest poster

- Discounted Admission to Winter Raptor Fest! 

Join us

* Minimum donation of $25 for Family and $15 for individuals - see form for details.  Your contributions are tax deductible as allowed by law.

Short-eared owls are highly social; they can often be seen interacting, like the pair greeting each other in the photo above.
Photo courtesy Dr. Gordon Ellmers