Environmental Advocacy

Four day training program for local land use leaders

Organization: 
Land Use Leadership Alliance (LULA)
Date Issued: 
Thursday, March 19, 2009
Amount: 
15 000.00
Description: 
To support a four day training program for local land use leaders to educate them on the scope of their jurisdiction, the flexibility they have under the law, tools for natural resource and watershed protection and collaborative techniques including consensus building, facilitated decision-making, community participation and effective meeting management.  

Consider the Quinnipiac photo-based advocacy campaign and grand opening event

Organization: 
Catalyst Studios, Inc.
Date Issued: 
Thursday, March 19, 2009
Amount: 
17 600.00
Description: 
To support exhibit enhancements and the production of a grand opening at New Haven City Hall for the Consider the Quinnipiac Campaign photo-based advocacy campaign.  

Part time staff to assist with outreach and advocacy

Organization: 
Quinnipiac River Watershed Association
Date Issued: 
Thursday, March 18, 2010
Amount: 
16 000.00
Description: 
To support The Friends of the Quinnipiac Project to remedy the effects of poor land use practiced by managers and owners of riparian properties through outreach, education, training, public recognition and technical assistance.

Continuation of the Consider the Quinnipiac Exhibit Tour

Organization: 
Catalyst Studios, Inc.
Date Issued: 
Thursday, March 18, 2010
Amount: 
8 000.00
Description: 
To support the continuation of the ‘Consider the Quinnipiac’ pictorial exhibit tour at the State Capital and at three additional sites including the towns of Wallingford and Cheshire’s libraries.

Educational Activities

Organization: 
Schooner, Inc
Date Issued: 
Thursday, March 15, 2001
Amount: 
8 000.00
Description: 
To support educational activities taking place on-board the schooner Quinnipiac that will connect students and teachers from upper watershed schools with students and teachers in lower watershed schools.

Stream Team

Organization: 
Quinnipiac River Watershed Association
Date Issued: 
Thursday, March 16, 2000
Amount: 
10 000.00
Description: 
To continue to work on scientifically validated Stream Team assessment program, to redesign the program to use a larger poll of personnel who will learn to perform rapid assessment  in the field to collect baseline and annual data, develop a bioassessment protocol for the salt marsh in the lower river that can be performed by teams, and enlarge citizen "eyes on the river," the Adopt-the-River program, but reorganizing adopters so that they are convened together at least once per year to learn skills of river protection and restoration and to report progress to officials.

Organize Community

Organization: 
N H  Urban Resources Init.
Date Issued: 
Thursday, March 23, 1995
Amount: 
3 000.00
Description: 
To organize the community that live in NH QRiver section to learn about the river & establish a permanent advocacy group.

Protecting Marine Environment

Organization: 
Univ. of Connecticut, Coop. Extension System
Date Issued: 
Thursday, March 23, 1995
Amount: 
2 959.55
Description: 
To involve inner city youth in learning about and protecting the marine environment.

Advocate for Clean Water

Organization: 
Long Island Soundkeeper Fund, Inc.
Date Issued: 
Thursday, March 20, 1997
Amount: 
5 000.00
Description: 
For current information on how the Long Island Soundkeeper Fund is advocating for clean water and solutions to local pollution problems, please visit their web site: http://www.soundkeeper.org/program-areas/

Advocate for Clean Water

Organization: 
Long Island Soundkeeper Fund, Inc.
Date Issued: 
Thursday, March 21, 1996
Amount: 
5 000.00
Description: 
To establish an individual as the primary point person to be an advocate for clean water and to address local pollution problems using Soundkeeper.

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