To support grantee's initiative to implement steps to encourage private investment in river restoration identified at the Colorado River Basin (CRB) Stream Mitigation Summit (March 2017), including investment in several of the foundation's priority Colorado River tributaries.
Support for a collaborative partnership among commodity groups, agribusinesses, food companies, retailers, conservation groups, universities, and federal agencies working together to improve the environmental performance of row crop agriculture.
To promote instream flow water rights within the Gunnison Basin and to help build support for flexible water management mechanisms that will allow agriculture lands to stay in agriculture; as well as allow the water to be temporarily dedicated for deposit into a water bank and be protected in the stream, down to the place of storage of the water bank (e.g., Lake Powell.)
To support grantee's initiative to implement an expanded campaign to execute the Colorado Water Plan, with a particular focus on creating sustainable funding of at least $20 million annually for Colorado River Collaborative (CRC) priorities in Colorado (i.e., river health, agricultural and municipal conservation and efficiency, and environmental water transactions.)
To support grantee's initiative to strengthen the sustainable management of fisheries in Peru by continuing to address the issues of informality and illegality in the fisheries sector; understand the value chain of mahi-mahi, jumbo squid and the artisanal sector for anchoveta; and provide a platform for a participatory and multi-sectorial dialogue to promote a sustainable fisheries agenda through the Sustainable Fisheries and Aquaculture Forum (SFAF).
To support grantee's initiative to deliver 3,000 acres of bottomland hardwood reforestation in the Mississippi portion of the Mississippi Alluvial Valley (MAV), and continued improvements in federal reforestation program policy and administration.
Comunidad y Biodiversidad, A.C.
Support for grantee to move from demonstration to scale on sustainable fisheries in Mexico
Funding of on-the-ground technical assistance for riparian restoration in the foundation’s proof-point river systems, and to support grantee's initiatives to continue to address invasive plant issues at the basin-wide scale and tell the story of the value of restoration and healthy rivers.
Sociedad Peruana de Derecho Ambiental
To support grantee's initiative to continue to provide the foundation and its on-the-ground partners with the legal and policy information necessary to promote sustainable management of Peru's fisheries.