Georgia Strait Alliance

The Georgia Strait Alliance is the only grassroots citizens' organization focused on protecting and restoring the marine environment and promoting the sustainability of the Strait of Georgia, its adjoining waters, and communities. GSA is committed to a future for our region that includes clean water and air, healthy wild salmon runs, rich marine life and natural areas, and sustainable communities achieved by using the best available science, the precautionary principle, experience, traditional ecological knowledge, and in consideration of community values.

Georgia Strait Alliance was a Brainerd Foundation grantee from 2006 to 2015.

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Georgia Strait Alliance Grant history


$3,000 - To provide matching funds for a technology upgrade. Opportunity fund


$3,000 - To model an oil spill in the region, and show how much damage it could do to ecosystems and communities, and to provide information about the threat of increased tanker traffic in the Georgia Strait. Opportunity fund


$8,500 - For a summer outreach program to educate citizens in the lower mainland about untreated sewage. Grassroots fund