Great Lakes Aquatic Habitat Network and Fund Spring and Fall 2001 Grants Awarded

Great Lakes Aquatic Habitat Network and Fund Spring and Fall 2001 Grants Awarded

Once again, the Great Lakes Aquatic Habitat Network and Fund received many innovative and valuable proposals for funding this year. Out of 111 grant applications received, we were able to fund only 28 projects. For descriptions of the projects, go to


Spring 2001

AWAKE (Association Working Against Keweenaw Exploitation), Toivoila, MI
Citizen Watershed Monitoring and Advocacy Project: $1,600

Cayuga Lake Watershed Network, Inc.. Interlaken, NY
Member Recruitment for Watershed Protection: $2,750

Forever Green, Saline, MI 
Strategic Planning for Land and Habitat Preservation: $2,500

Friends and Neighbors of Seneca Park, Rochester, NY
Consultation Regarding the Seneca Park Zoo Expansion: $2,500

Friends of Sheldon Marsh, Huron, OH 
Advocate for the Restoration and Protection of Sheldon Marsh: $3,100

Friends of the Branch River, Manitowoc, WI
Advocacy to Restore and Protect Lake Michigan Bluffs: $2,750

Glinodo Earth Force, Erie, PA
Aquatic Habitat Advocacy Project: $3,000

Izaak Walton League of America, Duluth, MN 
Vegetative Assessment of Spirit Mountain: $2,800

LaPorte County Conservation Trust, Inc., LaPorte, IN
Craven Pond Restoration – Botanical Survey: $500

Midwest Environmental Advocates, Madison, WI
Organizational Development: $3,000

Mutual Associations for the Protection of Lake Environments (MAPLE), Nepean, ONT
MAPLE Manual, Website, and Nursery Development: $3,000

Save Our Lakes and Rivers, Corbeil, ONT
Underwater Logging Advocacy: $2,500

Shoreline Stewardship Association of Cloud Bay, Thunder Bay, ONT 
Cloud Bay Wetland Public Awareness and Protection Programme: $3,100

Waukegan Harbor Citizens’ Advisory Group, Waukegan, IL 
Plant Survey of the Dunal Area of the Waukegan Area of Concern: $2,600


Fall 2001

C.U.F.A. (Citizens United for Action), Inkster, MI

Advocacy to Preserve Inkster Wetland: $3,500

Friends of Rose Township, Holly, MI 
Action to Protect The Buckhorn Lake Complex: $2,500

H2INFO, Toronto, ONT 
What’s In Your Sewers?: $2,600

Lake Superior Alliance, Spooner, WI 
Strategic Planning for Long-Term Organizational Sustainability: $2,500

Mill Creek Volunteer Monitoring Project, Greenwood, MI
Saving Mill Creek: $3,000

Northeastern Wisconsin Audubon, Inc. (NEW Audubon, Inc.), Appleton, WI
Wisconsin Frogs – Educational CD’s: $800

PLACE (Portage Land Association for Conservation & Education), Kent, OH 
Breakneck Creek Conservation Area Strategic Conservation Initiative: $2,600

Save the Prairie Society, Westchester, IL 
Wetland and Watershed Seminar at Wolf Road Prairie: $2,000

Scajaquada Creek Watershed Advisory Council, East Aurora, NY 
Best Management Practices to Protect and Restore Riparian Aquatic Habitat on Scajaquada Creek: $2,200

Skyline Planning & Preservation Alliance, Duluth, MN 
A Concerned Citizen’s Guide to Exploring and Protecting the Threatened Creeks of Duluth: $2,500

Troy Wildlife & Wetlands Coalition, Troy, MI 
Grassroots Activism to Protect Aquatic Habitats in the City of Troy: $3,500

Uxbridge Conservation Association, Uxbridge, ONT
Duffins Creek Watershed Program: $2,600

Walnut Creek S.E.W.E.R. Project, Fairview, PA
Walnut Creek S.E.W.E.R. Project: The Next Step: $1,500

Wisconsin Association of Lakes, Inc., Madison, WI
Waterfront Property Owners’ Education Project: $2,500


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