2012 Partner Grant Recipients
$2,500 - Driftwood Foundation
To map the movements of what is thought to be the world’s largest lambing herd of Stone’s sheep, which lives on Todagin Mountain in northern British Columbia, and whose habitat is threatened by mining.
$3,500 - Friends of Scotchman Peaks Wilderness
To help conduct education, outreach and stewardship activities to preserve the rugged, scenic and biologically diverse 88,000 acre Scotchman Peaks Roadless Area.
$4,000 - Great Bear Foundation
To continue the “Bears & Apples” program, part of a larger scheme of educational programs and on-the-ground conservation activities that engage and inform the public about ecological/environmental issues, through the lens of bear conservation.
$4,250 - Greater Yellowstone Coalition
In support of the “Living with Wildlife” program that seeks to reduce conflicts with wildlife, particularly bears, in areas that have traditionally been problematic for the population and have limited dispersal into new habitats.
$2,500 - Gwich’in Social and Cultural Institute
To document, digitize, maintain, and use Gwich’in traditional ecological knowledge and Gwich’in traditional use for regulatory and research purposes.
$4,500 - Trumpeter Swan Society
In support of the Trumpeter Swan Society’s efforts to bring NGO, landowner and agency partners together to establish a multi-year effort that will repair past damage to wetlands in the Centennial Valley that are important to the Trumpeter Swan.
$3,500 - Yaak Valley Forest Council
To assist the Headwaters Partnership to work cooperatively with the local community and Kootenai National Forest to restore aquatic habitats in the Yaak River watershed.