2011 SOG Grant Recipients

2011 SOG Grant Recipients

R-CAUSE (Rochesterians Concerned About Unsafe Shale-gas Extraction)

Amount: $500

Project Description: Assistance to R-CAUSE to host the second public forum on how hydraulic fracturing will impact New York, the greater Rochester Area, and Lake Ontario.

 

Blanchard River Watershed Partnership

Amount: $500

Project Description: Assistance to the staff and board of the Blanchard River Watershed Partnership in their fundraising and grant writing efforts.

 

Seneca Lake Pure Waters Association

Amount: $500

Project Description: Assistance in paying for preparation and distribution of comments on proposed fracking regulations to key policymakers, and postcard updates to members of Seneca Lake Pure Waters Association.

 

Yellow Dog Watershed Preserve

Amount: $4500

Project Description: Assistance to the Yellow Dog Watershed Preserve and other organizations in their efforts to preserve and protect the Yellow Dog Watershed Preserve.

 

Save the Wild U.P.

Amount: $4000

Project Description: Assistance to Save the Wild UP and other organizations in their efforts to preserve and protect the Yellow Dog Watershed Preserve.

 

East Algoma Stewardship Council

Amount: $400

Project Description: Assistance and facilitation of East Algoma’s Stewardship Council ‘s Strategic Visioning Retreat.

 

Michigan Citizens for Water Conservation

Amount: $500

Project Description: Assistance in paying legal fees in the effort to protect the Public Trust Doctrine and stop the sale and diversion of the waters of the Great Lakes.

 

Environment Erie

Amount: $500

Project Description: This will help to cover the cost of students attending a conference.   JrPLEWA , Junior Pennsylvania Lake Erie Watershed Association chose Pharmaceuticals as the topic to investigate for their Earth Action Project.

 

Special Opportunity

Bad River Watershed Association

Amount: $500

Project Description: Communications training.

 

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