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(ECP and CTSP grantees, reports, and other sites of interest for conservation geograpy, mapping and GIS. Grantees are coded by program and year of grant at the end of their name/state, i.e. e91 means ECP grant in 1991. c=cstp, cm=ctsp-mac, cs=ctsp-software)


South Carolina Forest Watch, Sc c98 (113 Retreat Street, PO Box 657, Westminster, SC 29693, Phone: 864-647-8804, E-mail: watchdog@scfw.org). SC Forest Watch is a community-based environmental advocacy group working toward meaningful reform in public lands management. It believes that ecosystem protection and recovery should be paramount among the wide range of values that govern our public forests.

Southern Appalachian Forest Coalition, c95 (46 Haywood St., Asheville, NC, 28801, Phone: 828-252-9223, E-mail: safc@safc.org). The Southern Appalachian Forest Coalition (SAFC) is developing conservation plans centered on public lands in the Southern Appalachians. A crucial part of this process involves local groups and citizens in identifying conservation and heritage resources, setting conservation priorities, and placing local conservation prospects within a landscape perspective. SAFC has created new GIS resources to facilitate work with grassroots groups and communities. Conservation areas have been identified throughout the region, showing conservation opportunities and issues in and around these areas. Conservation area designs are being integrated using GIS into a proposal for a network of conservation areas throughout the region.

Southern Rockies Ecosystem Project c96 (4990 Peal East Circle, Suite 301, Boulder, CO, 80303, Phone: 303-258-0433, E-mail: srep@indra.com). The Southern Rockies Ecosystem Project (SREP) seeks to identify, protect and restore areas critical to the maintenance of biological diversity and ecological richness in the Southern Rockies bioregion. SREP is a non-profit, grassroots organization established in 1992 to join the science of conservation biology with citizen activism to develop ecosystem protection plans in the Southern Rockies. SREP's regional affiliates span from Southern Wyoming to Northern New Mexico. Since 1996, SREP has been working on projects involving mapping and GIS analysis of the Southern Rockies ecosystem. One of its primary goals is to serve as a clearinghouse for data to support environmental preservation in the region. Since 1996, SREP has been working on projects involving mapping and GIS analysis of the Southern Rockies ecosystem.

Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance (SUWA) UT c97 (1471 South 1100 East, Salt Lake City, UT, 84105, Phone: 801-486-3161, E-mail: suwa@suwa.org). The Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance builds strong and lasting public support for wilderness preservation by focusing its attention on grassroots activists and public outreach campaigns. Its mission is the preservation of the outstanding wilderness at the heart of the Colorado Plateau, and the management of these lands in their natural state for the benefit of all Americans. Check out their Utah photo index maps, and Fruition of the New Citizens' Inventory of Utah Wilderness. The Utah Citizen's Wilderness Proposal includes an extensive collection of wilderness analyses and maps associated with the new wilderness research effort.

Southwest Forest Alliance (P.O Box 1948, Flagstaff, AZ, 86002, Phone: 928-774-6514, Fax: 928-774-6846, E-mail: swfa@swfa.org). The Southwest Forest Alliance is a Flagstaff based forest advocacy group that since 1994 has focused on grassroots organizing within the environmental community in Arizona and New Mexico. The Southwest Forest Alliance was formed to develop a scientifically based vision for restoring degraded forest ecosystems and to seek public support for this vision. These efforts have focused on the protection of old growth forests and damaged watersheds.


Updated: April, 2003

 

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