LightHawk

Founded in 1979, LightHawk is a nonprofit, volunteer pilot-based organization that flies environmental missions in collaboration with a network of more than 167 pilots and hundreds of partner organizations throughout Central and North America. Their mission is to champion environmental protection through the unique perspective of flight.

LightHawk was a Brainerd Foundation grantee from 2008 to 2010.

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LightHawk Photo gallery

Photo by Kevin Steele via LightHawk

Photo by Julie Larson Maher via Wildlife Conservation Society, courtesy of LightHawk

Photo by Erin Kunke via LightHawk

LightHawk Grant history

2010

$40,000 - To provide flight services in support of conservation projects in the North Cascades, High Divide, Crown of the Continent, and Central Oregon. Place-based conservation

2009

$25,000 - To provide flight services in support of conservation projects in the North Cascades, High Divide, Crown of the Continent and Central Oregon. Place-based conservation

2008

$30,000 - To provide flight services in support of conservation projects in the North Cascades, High Divide and Montana's Missoula and Ravalli Counties. Conservation capacity