To work with members, partners and River Citizens to advance state-level work aimed at reducing nutrient runoff in Illinois and Iowa and to orient grassroots support for Mississippi River conservation throughout the basin
Sponsorship for the National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition to advance the implementation of an agricultural policy that improves water quality in the Mississippi River Basin and to assist the foundation in tracking federal agricultural policy and funding
To reestablish the Kaimana district marine protected area management institution with legal recognition at the provincial level and build its capacity so that it will ultimately be able to access and effectively utilize Blue Abadi funds.
To implement a stakeholder-driven, rights-based fisheries management plan for blue swimming crab (BSC) in Lampung Province; provide technical advice to replicate and scale this approach; and establish participatory fisheries management within a marine protected area network in Kaimana District, West Papua province, in coordination with Conservation International, so both biodiversity and fisheries can thrive
To bring attention to the consequences of agricultural pollution for drinking water and quality of life; build capacity of organizations in the upper Mississippi River basin to communicate and advocate on water quality issues; and explore innovative approaches to improve the durability of conservation efforts, including remote sensing of cover crops
To support Field to Market, a collaborative partnership among commodity groups, agribusinesses, food companies, retailers, conservation groups and universities working together to improve the environmental performance of row crop agriculture