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Sustainable Ithaca > Ecosystem Conservation

These grants include both terrestrial and aquatic systems conservation and restoration.  Primary emphasis of aquatic systems is Cayuga Lake and its tributaries.  Overall goal is to maintain an intact, functional ecosystems in Tompkins County.  Projects and programs that address toxic threats to humans and natural systems will also be considered.

2017

Cayuga Lake Watershed Network

Aurora, NY
Cayuga Lake Protection
$45,000
www.cayugalake.org

Friends of Stewart Park, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
General operating support (over 2 years)
$70,000
www.friendsofstewartpark.org

Ithaca College

Ithaca, NY
Effects of Microplastics in Cayuga Lake (over 2 years)
$40,000
www.ithaca.edu

Sustainable Markets Foundation

New York, NY
Tompkins County Climate Protection Initiative
$70,000


2016

Cayuga Lake Watershed Network

Aurora, NY
Friendship-Building for Active Protection Across and Beyond the Watershed
$40,000
www.cayugalake.org