Articles of Incorporation

Section 1.
In order to improve, aid, and foster competency in the art and practice of falconry amongst interested persons, we do hereby associate ourselves as a nonprofit fraternal organization to be known as THE NEW YORK STATE FALCONRY ASSOCIATION.

Section 2.
We further declare our purpose to be charitable, educational, scientific, literary, cultural, animal husbandry, and for the protection of birds of prey.

Section 3.
We further declare that our purpose is to provide communication amongst and to disseminate information to the members and interested person; to promote scientific study of the raptorial species, their care, welfare, and training; to promote conservation programs; to urge recognition of falconry as a legal field sport; and to establish traditions which will aid, perpetuate, and further the welfare of falconry and the raptors it employs.