W. Alton Jones Foundation

Sustainable World Program

1995 Grants for Maintaining Biodiversity in Forest Ecosystems in the Northwest Pacific Rim including the US Pacific Northwest, British Columbia, Alaska and Siberia

BC Wild * May 1995 - $80,000
A Project of the Earthlife Canada Foundation
Vancouver, BC CANADA
To preserve and protect biological diversity in British Columbia.

Louise Dover Memorial Trail Society * Feb 1995 - $7,500
Sandspit, Haida Gwaii, CANADA
To preserve the Louise Dover Memorial Trail and surrounding forests and to educate the public about old growth forests.

Ecotrust * Feb 1995 - $50,000
Portland, OR
To work with the Haisla First Nation to promote sound management policies and conservation-based development for the Kitlope ecosystem.

Friends of the Earth Japan * Feb 1995 - $100,000
Tokyo, JAPAN
To monitor the Japanese government's bilateral and multilateral development bank aid policies, and to conduct a Siberian forest "hotspot" study.

Gowgaia Institute Society * Nov 1995 - $300,000 over 2 years
Queen Charlotte City, Haida Gwaii, CANADA
To develop and disseminate information related to forest management, the economy, and the environment of Haida Gwaii.

Japan Tropical Forest Action Network * Feb 1995 - $100,000
A Project of the Public Media Center
Tokyo, JAPAN
To advocate for sustainable forest management practices in Siberian and Irian Jaya, and to address the role of Japanese bilateral and multilateral aid in these regions.

Laskeek Bay Conservation Society * Feb 1995 - $37,500
Queen Charlotte City, Haida Gwaii, CANADA
To conduct volunteer programs designed to promote conservation and protect forests in Haida Gwaii.

Laskeek Bay Conservation Society * Nov 1995 - $33,000
Queen Charlotte City, Haida Gwaii, CANADA
To conduct volunteer programs designed to promote conservation and protect forests in Haida Gwaii.

National Fish and Wildlife Foundation * Feb 1995 - $50,000
Washington, DC
To assess opportunities for implementing ecosystem management within the US Forest Service Agency.

Pacific Environment and Resources Center * Feb 1995 - $100,000
Sausalito, CA
To promote sustainable forestry policies and practices and advocate for new protected territories in Siberia and the Russian Far East.

Rainforest Action Network * Nov 1995 - $100,000
San Francisco, CA
For public and policymaker education and outreach to protect British Columbian forests.

Sierra Legal Defence Fund Society * May 1995 - $100,000
Vancouver, BC CANADA
To ensure that British Columbia's Forest Practice Code is implemented in a manner which maximizes environmental protection.

Tlell Watershed Society * Feb 1995 - $28,927
Tlell, Haida Gwaii, CANADA
To halt clearcutting and promote conservation and sound stewardship of the Tlell watershed area in northeastern Haida Gwaii.

Woods Hole Research Center * Feb 1995 - $200,000 over 2 years
Woods Hole, MA
To expand their global forest inventory by measuring the area of forests in eastern Siberia and to provide counsel and technical assistance to the newly established the World Commission on Forests and Sustainable Development.

Blue Mountain Native Forest Alliance * Nov 1995 - $30,000
Baker City, OR
For a communications network to assist grassroots activists in their efforts to monitor forest activity in the Columbia River Basin.

Blue Mountains Biodiversity Project * May 1995 - $13,140
A Project of the League of Wilderness Defenders
Fossil, OR
For public education and forest monitoring efforts in the Blue Mountains region of eastern Oregon.

Central Oregon Forest Issues Committee * Nov 1995 - $13,000
A Project of the Central Oregon Environmental Center
Bend, OR
To influence forest management in the Deschutes and Ochoco National Forests, and to undertake public education on forest and salmon-related issues in central Oregon.

Clayoquot Biosphere Project Society * May 1995 - $20,000
For research and public education to protect the forests of Clayoquot Sound.

Coast Range Association * Nov 1995 - $25,000
Newport, OR
To protect Oregon's Coast Range forests and salmon habitat.

Eastside Conservation Ontology * May 1995 - $20,000
A Project of Central Oregon Environmental Center
Prineville, OR
To monitor and encourage full public participation in the Interior Columbia Basin Ecosystem Management Project.

Environmental Protection Information Center * Nov 1995 - $28,000
Garberville, CA
To protect wildlife and other ecological resources in northern California's redwood forests.

Friends of Clayoquot Sound * Nov 1995 - $35,000
To educate the public and to monitor and improve timber industry activities in the forests of Clayoquot Sound.

Headwaters Community Association * May 1995 - $40,000
Ashland, OR
To develop responsible and sustainable forest management programs for the Headwaters region of southern Oregon.

Inland Empire Public Lands Council * May 1995 - $40,000
Spokane, WA
To monitor U.S. Forest Service activities in the inland Columbia River basin.

Kettle Range Conservation Group * May 1995 - $18,450
Republic, WA
To protect ancient forests and conduct forest watch activities in the Colville and Okanogan National Forests.

Klamath Forest Alliance * Nov 1995 - $25,000
Etna, CA
To monitor implementation of the Clinton Administration forest plan and to protect ancient forests in the Pacific Northwest.

Oregon Natural Resources Council Fund * Nov 1995 - $30,000
Portland, OR
To protect Oregon's ancient forests, water supplies, and salmon habitat.

Portland Audubon Society * Nov 1995 - $35,000
Portland, OR
To protect ancient forest ecosystems in the Pacific Northwest.

Sierra Club of British Columbia * Nov 1995 - $35,000
A Chapter of the Sierra Club of Canada
Victoria, BC CANADA
To protect and preserve watersheds containing ancient forests in British Columbia, and to urge an end to clearcutting in these areas.

Silva Forest Foundation * May 1995 - $40,000
Slocan Park, BC CANADA
For ecosystem-based land use planning using aerial photos, maps and computerized geographic information systems.

T. Buck Suzuki Environmental Foundation * May 1995 - $27,959
Vancouver, BC CANADA
To protect salmon habitats in British Columbia by monitoring forest management and by pressing for stricter enforcement of British Columbia's Forest Practices Code.

Valhalla Wilderness Society * Nov 1995 - $35,000
New Denver, BC CANADA
To protect ecosystems in eastern British Columbia, including grizzly bear habitat, fisheries habitat, and old-growth forest.

Western Canada Wilderness Committee * Nov 1995 - $25,000
Vancouver, BC CANADA
To challenge the contract agreements between timber companies and the British Columbian government that inhibit sustainable forest management and ancient forest protection.

Rev. 97.11.17
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