Pew Charitable Trusts

For Support Of The International Boreal Conservation Campaign

  • Amount
  • Program
  • Date Awarded
  • Term
    13 Months
  • Type of Support
    General Support/Program
This special initiative renewal grant would support the Pew Trusts’ work with the International Boreal Conservation Campaign to secure permanent protection for half of Canada’s 1.2 billion-acre boreal forest. The boreal is the largest intact forest in the world. The Hewlett Foundation has supported the Trusts’ boreal protection since 2005. During that time, 222 million acres have been set aside for permanent protection, and another 198 million will be managed for sustainable use. In 2015, the Campaign expects to secure protection for 15 million additional acres through provincial plans, and another 100 million acres designated for sustainable development.
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for U.S. Public Lands and Rivers Conservation  
The Pew Charitable Trusts’ U.S. public lands and rivers conservation campaign works with communities west-wide to conserve biodiversity by identifying and protecting wildlife corridors, protecting and restoring free-flowing rivers, and expanding core habitat designations. In particular, Pew is working with other Western Conservation grantees, scientists, local partners, tribes, sportsmen and sportswomen groups, members of the business community, mayors, county commissioners, veterans, and others to advance new policies that safeguard these wild places and wild rivers for future generations to use and enjoy. At the local level, Pew continues to work with federal, state, and local natural resource officials and agencies to secure the removal or replacement of river barriers impeding fish passage, in coordination with Resources Legacy Fund’s Open Rivers Fund; seek new public funding for construction of wildlife crossing infrastructure projects within identified migration corridors; and preserve core areas of passageway for wildlife connectivity through federal land-use plans. (Substrategy: Advance Conservation Protections)
for Western Public Lands protection  
This renewal grant will support the Pew Charitable Trusts’ Western Public Lands Campaign, which works with communities to advance policies that protect national public lands of the American West.

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