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.

2018


Town of Ithaca

Ithaca, NY
Educational boat trip for municipal officials
$3,500
www.town.ithaca.ny.us

Cayuga Lake Watershed Network

Auroroa, NY
Raising the pressure for watershed and clean water protection
$50,000
www.cayugalake.org

The Finger Lakes Land Trust, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
Cayuga Lake Water Quality Initiative (over 2 years)
$60,000
www.fllt.org

Sustainable Markets Foundation

New York, NY
Protect Cayuga Lake Campaign
$65,000

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

2016


Cayuga Lake Watershed Network

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