Water, the resource upon which all life depends, covers almost three-quarters of the planet . Throughout the history of the natural world, water sources have been the centers of life, providing habitat and sustenance for animals and plants alike. The groups that follow are doing important work to protect our waters – rivers, oceans, wetlands, aquifers and vernal pools – from the destructive effects of damming, diversion, development and pollution.
Total given in this category in fiscal year 2012: $1,446,281
15 Tower Road
Ellijay, GA 30540 United States
Georgia ForestWatch aims to preserve, protect and restore the native ecosystems of the Chattahoochee-Oconee national forests, to educate people about these lands, and to inspire citizen action on their behalf.
9-30-31 Konaidai, Konan-ku
Yokohama-shi, Kanagawa-ken 234-0054 Japan
Hotaru No Furusato Segamisawa Kikin seeks to protect the natural environment and historical sites of Segamisawa-Yokohama.
P.O. Box 8042
Jackson, WY 83002-8042 United States
www.jhwildlife.org or www.naturemappingjh.org
JHWF promotes ways for the community to live compatibly with wildlife by reducing roadkill, removing fences and carrying out the Bear Wise Community Project.
P.O. Box 697
Cedar Ridge, CA 95924 United States
The John Muir Project is dedicated to ending the federal timber sales program, which consistently undermines science and ecological management of our national forests and other federal lands.
Interested in finding out more about environmental actions in your area, volunteering your time or donating money? Search our enviro grants recipients database for groups working in your neck of the woods.