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Additional information can be found at DEC's Language Assistance Page.

Open Space Conservation License Plate

Order New York's first conservation license plate and help conserve our most precious natural resource -- the open space that provides recreational enjoyment for people, necessary habitat for plants and animals, and economic benefit for businesses and communities.

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When you buy your Bluebird Plate, designed exclusively for New York by world-renowned artist and naturalist, Roger Tory Peterson, $25 goes directly into the State's Environmental Protection Fund, dedicated for conservation projects identified in New York's Open Space Plan. Order your Bluebird Plate now and help the Environmental Protection Fund complete urgent land conservation projects for our families and future generations of New Yorkers.

Help permanently protect the graceful shorelines of Long Island and the Great Lakes -- the mile-high peaks and wilderness of the Adirondacks -- expand our state park system -- provide new parks to serve densely populated urban areas -- sustain significant habitats for endangered species -- protect and improve water quality.

With your Bluebird Plate, you can proudly display your support for protecting our unique natural heritage. And, as an added plus, you can order at any time without affecting your registration renewal date. The initial cost for the Bluebird Plate is $53.75. This includes the $25 annual service charge dedicated to the State's open space conservation projects. Personalized plates are also available at an additional fee.

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Of course, the Bluebird Plate is made from recycled aluminum!

For more information call (518) 402-4838 or visit your local Department of Motor Vehicles Office.


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