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The Shared Earth Foundation Grants, FY 2003


Adkins Arboretum $7,000.00
Ridgely, MD
Invasive Species Management Project at the Arboretum on Maryland's Eastern Shore of the Chesapeake Bay.

African Wildlife Foundation $20,000.00
Washington, DC
To help create the Great Limpopo Transfrontier Park, and Conservation Area in South Africa, Zimbabwe and Mozambique, to minimize threats to sustainable livelihoods while achieving important conservation goals.

Alliance for International Reforestation $10,000.00
DeLand, FL
Increasing staff support to enable AIR to expand its services to more communities in Guatemala's highlands.

American Forests $20,000.00
Washington, DC
Preparation of stories, lessons and challenges relating to community forestry for strategic distribution to popular audiences.

American Rivers $25,000.00
Washington, DC
Corps Reform Campaign, to reform the Corps of Engineers through legislative, administrative and legal channels.

Animal Legal Defense Fun $10,000.00
Petaluma, CA
Tolerance for Cruelty Campaign, to assure that animal abuse is recognized and dealt with as the serious crime that it is.

Center for Policy Alternatives $20,000.00
Washington, DC
Continuation of partnership with other organizations to advance progressive environmental policy in the States.

Chesapeake Fields Institute $10,000.00
Chestertown, MD
To foster a sustainable agricultural community on Maryland's Eastern Shore of the Chesapeake Bay.

Chester River Association $15,000.00
Chestertown, MD
Continuation of Riverkeeper Program on the Chester River, Maryland, tributary to the Chesapeake Bay.

Clean Water Network $500.00
Washington, DC
Assistance with the Conference on Confined Animal Feeding Operations.

Defenders of Wildlife $25,000.00
Washington, DC
To continue defending wildlife and the lands on which they live, through legislative, administrative and legal actions.

Earth Sangha $10,000.00
Fairfax, VA
To assist in expansion of Native Forest Gardeners program, planting local wild trees in the Washington area.

Eastern Shore Land Conservancy $10,000.00
Queenstown, MD
Sponsoring the 5th Annual Planning Conference and County Workshops for planners on the Maryland's Eastern Shore of the Chesapeake Bay.

Environmental Film Festival $10,000.00
Washington, DC
To support the Environmental Film Festival 2004.

National Aquarium in Baltimore $10,000.00
Baltimore, MD
To provide biofilters for the Sea Turtle critical care hospital pool, thereby increasing the number of injured wild Sea Turtles for which the Aquarium can heal and release.

The National Center for Animal Law $15,000.00
Portland, OR
Twelfth Animal Law Conference, National Center for Animal Law, Lewis&Clark College.

National Parks and Conservation Association $25,000.00
Washington, DC
To continue the Motorized Abuse Program, preserving silence in National Parks.

The Nature Conservancy $35,000.00
Arlington, VA
Continuation of Bolivian Programs, managing national parks and protecting pristine areas in Bolivia.

Orangutan Foundation International $25,000.00
Los Angeles, CA
Restoration of orangutans to their natural habitat, including release, monitoring and safeguarding their habitat.

Oxfam America $15,000.00
Boston, MA
To help the Center for Economic and Social Rights (CDES) in its work to achieve full rights for indigenous communities in the Ecuadorian Amazon.

Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility $15,000.00
Washington, DC
Funds will defend Forest Service archaeologist whistleblower and work to force USFS to acknowledge, and use, the forests' history in its planning for the National Forests of the Southeast.

Rachel's Network $25,000.00
Washington, DC
General Support for a women's environmental network working to make the environment an important part of the national agenda.

RARE Center for Tropical Conservation $10,000.00
Arlington, VA
To implement web site content plan for Mesoamerican Ecotourism Alliance.

Savannah Science Museum $5,000.00
Savannah, GA
To continue the Caretta Research Project's on-going sea turtle research, rescue and protection, Wassaw National Wildlife Refuge, GA.

Smithsonian Institution $15,000.00
Washington, DC
To continue the work of the National Zoo's Conservation & Research Center, begun with the successful birth of the Zoo's Asian Elephant calf Kandula, to foster reproduction of urban elephants.

Snow Leopard Conservancy $10,000.00
Los Gatos, CA
To expand protection of the Snow Leopard to its range in Pakistan.

South Wings $7,500.00
Asheville, NC
Continuation of Forest Conservation flight operations to publicize impacts of current forest practices in the Southeast and provide protection for native habitats.

Southern Environmental Law Center $10,000.00
Charlottesville, VA
Private Forest Protection Project.

Sultana Projects, Inc. $9,000.00
Chestertown, MD
Education programs on Chesapeake Bay ecology, equipment for Under Sail programs, aboard the Schooner Sultana sailing the Chesapeake Bay.

Western Environmental Law Center $10,000.00
Eugene, OR
Predator Protection Project.

Western Land Exchange Project $10,000.00
Seattle, WA
To assist in protection of the public interest in government land exchanges.

Wildlife Conservation Society $10,000.00
Bronx, NY
Continuation of program: Guanaco Conservation, Bolivia.

Worldwatch Institute $16,000.00
Washington, DC
To help promote sustainable consumption to achieve a sustainable world.

Total, 33 grants