In 2010 the Conservation Alliance awarded $900,000 in grants to 32 organizations.
Adirondack Mountain Club (Lake George, NY) $25,000.00
Save Allegheny State Park - To protect Allegheny State Park from proposed hydro-fracking mining by purchasing sub-surface mineral rights by the state, or by designating the area a Park Preserve.
Alaska Wilderness League (Washington, DC) $35,000.00
Arctic National Wildlife Refuge National Monument - To encourage President Obama to designate the Coastal Plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge a National Monument.
American Rivers (Seattle, WA) $20,000.00
North Cascade Wild Rivers Campaign - To secure 150 miles of permanently-protected pristine, wild rivers in the North Cascades that are resilient to climate change impacts, support vibrant fish and wildlife populations and provide inspirational outdoor experience for current and future generations.
American Whitewater (Cullohwee, NC) $30,000.00
Wild Olympics Campaign - To protect two dozen Wild and Scenic rivers representing more than 450 river miles, new wilderness areas that protect key watersheds, and additions to Olympic National Park that enhance watershed protection.
Appalachian Mountain Club (Boston, MA) $25,000.00
Campaign to Protect and Promote Maine's 100 mile Wilderness Region - To protect at least 60,000 acres of new conservation lands adjacent to 66,500 acres of existing AMC conservation lands in the 100-Mile Wilderness Region of Maine.
Appalachian Voices (Boone, NC) $35,000.00
Stop Mountaintop Removal Campaign - To protect some of America's most diverse forests and rivers from the devastating practice of mountaintop removal mining by passing a law while fighting ongoing mining permit by permit until the practice can be outlawed.
California Wilderness Coalition (Oakland, CA) $25,000.00
California Desert and San Gabriel Mountains Wilderness Campaigns - To pass legislation protecting up to 1.6 million acres of public land in California's desert and San Gabriel Mountains.
Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society - Yukon (Whitehorse, Yukon) $35,000.00
Peel River Watershed Campaign - To secure strong protection for all or most of the Peel watershed, with significant First Nations participation in long term policymaking and management.
Colorado Environmental Coalition (Denver, CO) $32,000.00
Hidden Gems Wilderness Campaign - To protect wilderness quality lands in Colorado for the benefit of their wildlife populations, scenery, backcountry recreation opportunities, importance to Colorado's long-term economic prosperity, the many important environmental services they provide, and future generations.
Colorado Mountain Club (Golden, CO) $20,000.00
Campaign to Restore the Quiet Experience - To restrict snowmobiles to one loop opportunity in the 10,000 acre Hahns Peak planning area and preserve the integrity of the 100,000 acre Handies-Redcloud citizens wilderness proposal through two distinct recreation management plans currently being undertaken by the US Forest Service and the Bureau of Land Management.
Forest Ethics (Vancouver, BC) $30,000.00
Canadian Boreal Forest Campaign - To establish permanent protection that will maintain ecological health, preserve critical habitat, and ensure the well-being of communities living across 175 million acres within Canada's Boreal Forest, the world's largest intact forest.
Friends of the River (Sacramento, CA) $30,000.00
California Wild & Scenic River Campaign - To pass legislation that will protect nearly 380 miles of Wild & Scenic Rivers in California.
Grand Canyon Trust (Flagstaff, AZ) $30,000.00
Grand Canyon Uranium Mining Campaign - To protect one million acres around the Grand Canyon from uranium exploration and mining through legislation or by securing a 20-year mineral withdrawal from the Interior Department.
Idaho Rivers United (Boise, ID) $25,000.00
Lower Salmon Wild & Scenic Campaign - To permanently protect 112 miles of the Lower Salmon River in Idaho as a federally designated Wild and Scenic River.
Los Padres ForestWatch (Santa Barbara, CA) $30,000.00
Los Padres Wild Heritage Campaign - To permanently protect more than 200,000 acres of open space and wildlife habitat in the Los Padres National Forest through the passage of wilderness legislation in the U.S. Congress.
Montana Wilderness Association (Helena, MT) $25,000.00
Montana Forests Campaign - To designate 670,000 acres of new wilderness throughout Montana, thus setting the stage for the Rocky Mountain Front, Scotchman Peaks, Great Burn, and many other deserving landscapes to be designated in the future.
Oregon Natural Desert Association (Bend, OR) $30,000.00
Lower John Day Wilderness Campaign - To secure permanent wilderness protection for more than 116,400 acres along the lower John Day River and over 30 miles of Wild & Scenic River designated in the John Day Basin.
Oregon Wild (Portland, OR) $30,000.00
Wild Rogue, Devil's Staircase, Mt. Hood and Molalla Riverer Campaigns - To secure federal Wilderness and Wild & Scenic River designation over the upcoming 1-3 years for the Rogue and Devil's Staircase, Wilderness designation for Mount Hood additions and Wild & Scenic designation for the Molalla River.
Our Ocean (Portland, OR) $30,000.00
Oregon Marine Heritage Campaign - To establish a coast-wide network of at least six marine reserves and protected areas in Oregon waters to ensure that this coastal legacy will be here for future generations of Oregonians.
Rivers Without Borders (Juneau, AK) $20,000.00
Safeguarding the Taku Watershed Campaign - To protect the Taku River Watershed from proposed mining developments that would diminish this virtually pristine watershed and its abundant wild salmon
Save Our Canyons (Salt Lake City, UT) $25,000.00
Wasatch Wilderness Campaign - To permanently protect 26,000 acres in Utah's Wasatch Mountains, and save the area's primitive recreational opportunities, water quality, natural beauty, and quality of life.
Save Our Wild Salmon (Spokane, WA) $25,000.00
Columbia and Snake River Campaign - To restore wild salmon and steelhead populations in the Columbia and Snake Rivers by removing the lower Snake dams, and implementing a full spill/flow regime through Columbia River dams.
Sierra Club BC (Victoria, BC) $35,000.00
Flathead River Valley National Park Campaign - To designate a new National Park in the southeastern one third of Canada's Flathead River Valley and create a Wildlife Management Area in the rest of the valley and adjoining habitat, thus filling in the missing piece of Waterton Glacier International Peace Park and protecting a crucial missing link in the Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative.
Southern Appalachian Forest Coalition (Asheville, NC) $30,000.00
Tennessee Wilderness Campaign - To secure permanent Wilderness protection for at least 18,000 acres in the Cherokee National Forest for outdoor recreation, biodiversity protection, climate change buffering, headwaters protection and wildlife migration.
Trout Unlimited Alaska (Juneau, AK) $35,000.00
Stop Pebble Mine Campaign - To convince the EPA to take decisive action under the Clean Water Act to stop construction of the Pebble Mine in Bristol Bay, Alaska.
Trust for Public Land (Montpelier, VT) $30,000.00
Campaign to Conserve the Upper Connecticut River - To protect the Upper Connecticut River Watershed of Vermont and New Hampshire much as it is today: blanketed by vast forests that stretch to the horizon; welcoming and accessible to muscle-powered recreation; and crisscrossed with clear streams that flow into a healthy and ecologically vibrant Connecticut River.
Washington Climbers Coalition (Seattle, WA) $15,000.00
Index Lower Town Wall Acquisition Campaign - To purchase the Index Lower Town Wall with property improvements complete, management by the Washington State Parks Department in place, and climbing access secured for future generations.
West Virginia Wilderness Coalition (Morgantown, WV) $28,000.00
Cranberry National Recreation Area Campaign - To establish the nearly 80,000-acre Cranberry National Recreation Area, as well as permanently protecting up to 25,000 acres of proposed Wilderness in West Virginia's Monongahela National Forest.
Wild Salmon Center (Portland, OR) $30,000.00
Tillamook Forest Campaign - To secure the long-term protection of 150,000 acres of rainforest in Oregon's North Coast Range, providing critical habitat for dozens of rare and threatened species as well as outdoor recreation opportunities for the region, including world-class fishing, hiking, camping and mountain biking.
Wilderness Support Center (Durango, CO) $30,000.00
San Juan Mountains Wilderness Campaigns - To permanently protect up to 200,000 acres in the San Juan Mountains of southwest Colorado through wilderness and other conservation designations, specifically through the enactment of the San Juan Mountains Wilderness Act and the campaign to protect the Hermosa Creek watershed outside of Durango.
Winter Wildlands Alliance (Boise, ID) $25,000.00
Quiet Winter Recreation Campaign - To permanently protect Yellowstone National Park's magical and fragile winter ecosystem from the noise and exhaust of snowmobiles and, and to secure balanced winter use plans for Mount Jefferson, Togwotee Pass and Tumalo Mountain.
Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative (Canmore, Alberta) $30,000.00
Campaign for the Peace River Valley - To prevent the approval of the proposed Site C Dam on the Peace River and to secure permanently the ecological integrity of this treasured British Columbia waterway.