Great Lakes Aquatic Habitat Network & Fund 2003 Wetlands Grant Recipients

Great Lakes Aquatic Habitat Network & Fund 2003 Wetlands Grant Recipients

Since 1996, GLAHNF has been making small grants to grassroots community initiatives to protect local aquatic habitats. During each funding cycle, a portion of the available funding is dedicated to the GLAHNF theme. The current GLAHNF theme is wetlands.We are pleased to announce the following 12 outstanding projects, which were awarded GLAHNF funds in 2003 to assist with the preservation and restoration of wetlands in the Great Lakes Basin. To read summaries of these projects please visit

Craig Minowa
RR1 Box 61B
Hinckley, MN 55037
Project Title:Waterfest: A Great Lakes Wetland Education and Recruitment Campaign
Grant Award: $3000

Friends of the Salmon River
Patricia Podrazil
PO Box 111
Duluth, MN 55801-0111
Project Title: Protect Deer Creek Marsh, Selkirk Fen, the Salmon River and it’s Estuary
Grant Award: $3,000

Friends of Sheldon Marsh
Patricia Krebs
408 Kiwanis Ave • Huron, OH 44839
Project Title: Legal Intervention Supporting Protection and Restoration of Sheldon Marsh
Grant Award: $3000

Highway J Citizens Group
Gregory Ohm
4760 Pleasant Hill Rd
Richfield, WI 53076
Project Title: Grasssroots Initiative to Stop An Environmentally-Destructive Road Expansion Project in Wisconsin
Grant Award: $2,900

Lone Tree Council Terry Miller
4649 David Ct.
Bay City, MI 48706
Project Title: The Beauty and Benefits of Saginaw Bay’s Coastal Marshes: An Educational Outreach Program
Grant Award: $2800

Minnesotans for Responsible Recreation
Jeff Brown
PO Box 111
Duluth, MN 55801-0111
Project Title: Empowering Citizens to ProtectWetlands from Off-Road Vehicle Damage
Grant Award: $3,000

Residents for Environmental Action & Community Health
Diane Dickson
4525 Beaver Ave.
FortWayne, IN 46807
Project Title: Implementing More Effective and Less Toxic Methods of Controlling West Nile Virus
Grant Award: $797

Save Lake Superior Association
Glenn Maxham
1902 St. Louis Avenue, Apt 319
Duluth, MN 55802
Project Title: Calling for Cessation of Wetland Destruction by MNDNR Resulting from Beaver Dam Removal
Grant Award: $2500

Saving Wetlands and Trees in Chesterfield Township, Inc
Nancy Orweyler
PO Box 164
New Baltimore, MI 48047
Project Title: Protecting Chesterfield Township’s Wetlands Through Action
Grant Award: $3000

Shoreline Stewardship Association of Cloud Bay
Glen Dale
Thunder Bay, ONT P7C 5V5
Project Title: Cloud Bay Wetland Public Awareness & Long Term Protection Programme
Grant Award: $3000

Taxpayers Against Airport Growth
Marilyn John
1061 Tuscola Lane
West Bend, WI 53095
Project Title: Grassroots Citizen Opposition to the City of West Bend Airport Expansion
Grant Award: $2,700

Troy Wildlife & Wetlands Coalition
Lon Ullmann
5621 Willow Grove Dr
Troy, MI 48085
Project Title: Grassroots Activism to Protect Aquatic Habitats in the City of Troy, Michigan
Grant Award: $2,000



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