Resources Legacy Fund

For The San Francisco Bay Public Education Campaign

  • Amount
    $750,000
  • Program
  • Date Awarded
    11/16/2015
  • Term
    14 Months
  • Type of Support
    General Support/Program
Strategies
Overview
Rising seawater associated with climate change poses one of the biggest threats to those who live close to the shore of the San Francisco Bay. One of the best strategies to mitigate the impacts of sea level rise is to restore the wetlands that have been converted to salt ponds around the Bay. This supplemental grant to the Resources Legacy Fund will be used to educate the public on the value of salt pond restoration for flood control and habitat, and identify policy options available to accomplish the work.
About the Grantee
Address
555 Capitol Mall, Suite 1095
Sacramento, CA 95814
Grants to this Grantee
for the Western Energy Project  
The Resources Legacy Fund’s Western Energy Project (WEP) works to protect treasured landscapes in the American West by ensuring that any development of oil and gas from our federal public lands is done in a responsible manner. WEP empowers diverse organizations to preserve ecologically and culturally important areas; support the adoption of common-sense protections for our water, air, land, and wildlife; and work to safeguard opportunities for Americans to enjoy our public lands across the Intermountain West. (Substrategy: Advance Conservation Protections)
for the Bears Ears Inter-Tribal Coalition  
This grant supports the ongoing collaboration and climate and land-use planning efforts of the Bears Ears Inter-Tribal Coalition, for which the Resources Legacy Fund serves as fiscal sponsor. Leaders from five tribes founded the coalition in 2015, representing a historic consortium of sovereign tribal nations united in the effort to conserve the Bears Ears cultural landscape. (Substrategy: Advance Conservation Solutions)

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