2004 Community Partners

Focus: Environment


Aquatic Adventures Science Education Foundation
Wetland Avengers Project
$54,000

To engage the underserved community in wetlands restoration on the SD River and to engender life-long stewardship practices
www.aquaticadventures.org


Chula Vista Nature Center
Coastal Resource Conservation Discovery Center
$30,000

To increase awareness of the plight of the Green Sea Turtle, to provide an opportunity for the public to see these animals up close, and to promote coastal resource conservation through education
www.chulavistanaturecenter.org


Laguna Mountain Volunteer Assn. / San Diego Fire Recovery Network
Education and Volunteer Programs
$15,000

For an alliance of agencies, conservation and community organizations, firefighters, and professional associations formed after the 2003 San Diego-area wildfires, to develop scientifically sound and appropriate messages about living in a fire-dominated landscape and reach a large segment of the population through volunteer activities and educational programs
www.sdfirerecovery.net



San Elijo Lagoon Conservancy
The San Elijo Lagoon Boardwalk Design and Interpretive Panels Program
$30,000

To complete the design of a raised boardwalk with interpretive signage to protect sensitive habitat and increase public awareness
www.sanelijo.org


Tierra Miguel Foundation
Environmental Stewardship Program
$40,000

To expand, design and implement agricultural education programs to improve the environmental health of San Diegans through its organic farm program. For K-4 grade
www.tierramiguelfarm.org


Trust for Public Land
San Dieguito River Park Project
$50,000

To assist in the purchase of San Dieguito River Park properties for permanent protection, providing critical wildlife habitat and river protection, and offering recreational and educational opportunities
www.tpl.org