2011 Environment Grants

Grants in this area are focused on protecting wilderness areas and supporting grass-roots organizations that are involved in keeping our rivers, bays and coastal waters clean and safe.  The Foundation continues to support technical development in the area of landscape analysis and water quality monitoring that will benefit a broad range of conservation activities.  (Total grants $125,000)

BayKeeper, San Francisco, CA.  $10,000 to support the San Francisco Baykeeper Project.

Columbia Land Conservancy, Chatham, NY.  $10,000 to support the environmental education outreach programs.

Feather River Land Trust, Quincy, CA.  $10,000 to support legal and staff capacity for easements on PG&E lands in the Lake Almanor Basin.

League to Save Lake Tahoe, South Lake Tahoe, CA.  $5,000 to support Tahoe Forest Stewardship Day.  

The Nature Conservancy, San Francisco, CA.  $5,000 to support restoring the reefs of Kaneohe Bay, HI.  

Peninsula Open Space Trust, Palo Alto, CA.  $5,000 to support the Audrey's Way Fund.

San Mateo County Parks Foundation, Menlo Park, CA.  $5,000 to help complete exhibits in the Lane Education Center at Edgewood Park and Nature Preserve.

Surfrider Foundation, San Clemente, CA.  $20,000 to support Surfrider Foundation’s national support of beach access campaigns across the chapter network.

Truckee Donner Land Trust, Truckee, CA.  $15,000 to support the Webber Lake and Lacey Meadows acquisition.

The Trust for Public Land, San Francisco, CA.  $20,000 to support the Sierra Nevada Checkerboard Program. 

The Wilderness Society, San Francisco, CA.  $20,000 to support the Klamath/North Coast Range - road decommissioning and fire restoration program.  

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