Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative

Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative was a Brainerd Foundation grantee from 2001 to 2016.

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Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative Grant history


$3,000 - To support travel expenses for Y2Ys senior conservation strategist on the Site Campaign. Opportunity fund


$3,000 - To focus on highly endangered bats and to keep the Flathead Wild Campaign in the news in order to build public support for expansion of Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park. Opportunity fund


$3,000 - To support the hire and orientation of a new executive director. Opportunity fund


$3,000 - To protect the Whitefish Range in Northern Montana. Place-based conservation


$2,500 - To convene a meeting for conservationists and the Treaty 8 Tribal Association in an effort to protect the Peace River from a proposed dam. Opportunity fund


$3,000 - To conduct two ENGO/First Nations strategic planning sessions to protect the Peel Watershed from development. Opportunity fund


$3,000 - To support outreach to stakeholders regarding the potential expansion of Waterton Park. Opportunity fund


$8,000 - To protect the Peace River Break's wildlife and cultural resources from fragmentation by energy development. Grassroots fund


$2,400 - To fund a meeting of conservation practitioners, scientists , activists and policy advocates to focus of how conservation design can be made policy relevant. Opportunity fund


$50,000 - To support a communications program that includes a pilot project to engage new constituencies. Conservation capacity


$25,000 - To support communications research in support of the Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative's outreach and communications strategies. Place-based conservation