2011 Fall Climate Grants

2011 Fall Climate Grants

Environment Erie

Amount: $3500

Project Title: Earth Partnership: Renewing Our Great Lakes

Project Description: Environment Erie will develop a climate adaptation curriculum component for use at a week-long institute for local educators. The project will combine Earth Action service learning methods with the program of the Great Lakes Earth Partnership.


Water Harvesters Coop

Amount: $3000

Project Title: Stormwater Education and Tote/BMP Installation Project

Project Description: The Water Harvesters Cooperative will mobilize volunteers to reduce the stormwater footprint at 25 sites in the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District by working within the downspout disconnection guidelines of the City of Milwaukee to promote downspout


Lakeshore Natural Resource Partnership Inc

Amount: $4000

Project Title: Adapting to Climate Change Impacts: Converging Priorities

Project Description: Lakeshore Natural Resource Partnership, working in partnership with the New Wilderness Alliance, will develop and host a forum on adaptive watershed management for climate change and how to align policy initiatives with best management practices for the L


Great Lakes Lifeways Institute

Amount: $5000

Project Title: Adapting to the Effects of Climate Change on Wild Rice

Project Description: Great Lakes Lifeways Institute will work in partnership with the Lac Vieux Desert Band of Lake Superior Chippewa to ensure continuity of the ricing tradition in Michigan?s western Upper Peninsula by identifying and advocating for adaptation measures to re


Sisters of St. Francis of Assisi, Land Use Committee

Amount: $3500

Project Title: A Nojoshing Legacy: Clean Water, Fertile Earth, Blue Sk

Project Description: The Sisters of St. Francis of Assisi Land Use Committee will develop a climate adaptive land use management plan for the Sisters of St. Francis of Assisi Motherhouse complex. The plan will incorporate climate resiliency, sustainability, and best practices



Amount: $5000

Project Title: Community Resiliency Planning and Engagement in a Changing Climate

Project Description: Ecolibrium3 will establish a coordinated planning effort to establish and train citizens to take on an advocacy role for community resiliency in the face of climate change impacts in Duluth-Superior. The project will initiate a community engagement proces


Midtown Phillips Neighborhood Association Inc.

Amount: $3000

Project Title: One Tree at a Time: Modeling community-driven climate adaptation planning

Project Description: Midtown Phillips Neighborhood Association will initiate a project to help the Midtown Phillips neighborhood adapt to climate change by promoting adaptation planning and low impact green infrastructure. The project will focus on engaging local elected lead


Milwaukee Riverkeeper

Amount: $5000

Project Title: Climate Change Advocacy for Waukesha’s Proposed Great Lakes Compact Diversion Application

Project Description: Milwaukee Riverkeeper will work for inclusion of climate change considerations as part of the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) review and technical review of the City of Waukesha’s water diversion application under the Great Lakes Compact.



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