2007 Environmental Grants
Altai Assistance Project
Wadhams, New York
to support bilateral exchanges in 2007 and 2008 between American and Russian environmental advocates focusing on sustainable land use, alternative energy, community-based tourism, and parks conservation.
to enable faculty members from the Institute for Ecological Economics of the Ukraine National Forestry University to attend the Interdisciplinary Environmental Association's Annual Meeting in Portland, Maine, in summer 2007.
The Bank Information Center
to support international travel expenses of environmental specialists in 2008 in connection with BIC's Europe and Central Asia Program.
Center for Resource Management
Salt Lake City, Utah
to enable American environmental and planning specialists to participate in a conference entitled Mountain Resort Development: Charting a Sustainable Future in Sofia, Bulgaria, in spring 2007.
to support international travel expenses in 2008 in connection with a Russian-American bilateral exchange project entitled Ecotourism as Sustainable Development on Taman: An Alternative to Oil.
Denver Zoological Foundation
to support international travel expenses in 2008 and 2009 in connection with the Mongolian Wildlife Conservation Project: Wild Bactrian Camels and Local Management of Protected Areas.
Earth Day Network
to support participation by Eastern and Central European emerging environmentalists in EDN's Fellowship Exchange Program in Washington, D.C., in 2007.
Earth Island Institute
San Francisco, California
to support international travel in 2007 and 2008 of environmentalists participating in the Russian-American bilateral exchange program entitled Building up the Great Baikal Trail Association: Strengthening Partnerships with the California Conservation Corps and the United States Forest Service.
to enable environmental leaders from Central and Eastern Europe to travel to Seattle in 2008 to participate in EarthCorps' Global Environmental Training Exchange.
to support Russian participation in a 2007 conference focused on creating ISO Global Corporate Social Responsibility Standards.
Environmental Law Alliance Worldwide
to support E-LAW fellowships in the United States in 2008 for four environmental attorneys from the Czech Republic, Russia, Slovakia, and Ukraine.
Friends of Via
to support international travel expenses in 2008 in connection with the environmental programs of the Czech foundation Nadace Via.
Institute for Market Transformation
Ithaca, New York
to enable Russian and Ukrainian government representatives and scientists to travel to the United States in fall 2007 to survey and study green building techniques in New York, San Francisco, and Washington, D.C.
The Mapleton Community Foundation
to enable biologists, ecologists, and educators from Sakhalin Island to travel to Oregon in spring 2008 for training programs in river restoration curricula development and to enable an expert from the University of Oregon to travel to Sakhalin in fall 2008 to hold seminars for educators and community leaders there as part of the Siuslaw Sakhalin Restoration Partnership Education Initiative.
to enable Russian biologists, government and NGO representatives, customs officials, and wildlife veterinary specialists to participate in the Sixth Brown Bear Working Group in Alaska in summer 2007.
San Francisco, California
to support international travel in 2007 of Russian and American participants in Pacific Environment's program entitled Sustaining the Environmental Protection Movement in Siberia and the Russian Far East.
to support international travel expenses in 2008 in connection with the exchange component of QLF's program Stewardship in Central and Southeastern Europe.
The Seeds Project
to enable a delegation of environmental experts from the United States to participate in the Center for Safe Energy's American-Ukrainian Environmental Exchange Program in spring 2008.
Southwest Research and Information Center
Albuquerque, New Mexico
to enable a delegation of mining experts from the United States to travel to Russia and Mongolia in 2007 to consult with colleagues on participatory decision-making processes, community monitoring strategies, environmental impact assessments, and best mining practices.
South Lake Tahoe, California
to support international travel expenses of American and Russian emerging environmental leaders participating in TBI's 2007 Summer Environmental Exchanges.
The Wild Salmon Center
to enable representatives from fisheries in the Russian Far East to travel to Oregon and Washington in spring 2008 as part of WSC's Indigenous Fisheries Management Exchange.
Wildlife Conservation Society
Bronx, New York
to support international travel expenses in 2007 and 2008 of Russian and American participants in WCS's bilateral exchange program entitled Tiger-Human Conflict Resolution Veterinarian Training: Developing Wildlife Health Capacity in the Russian Far East.
Woods Hole Research Center
Woods Hole, Massachusetts
to support international travel expenses in 2007 and 2008 in connection with the Russian Visting Scholars Program.
World Wildlife Fund
to support international travel expenses in 2007 of American and Russian conservation professionals participating in WWF's project Linking the Chain: Building Conservation Capacity Across the Bering Sea.
New Haven, Connecticut
to support Russian and American participation in workshops and site visits in 2007 and 2008 as part of a project entitled Fostering Effective Partnerships Among Russian and North American Forest Certification Experts, Activists, and Social Scientists.