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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)


Northwest Ecosystem Alliance, WA e94 (Formerly the Greater Ecosystem Alliance, 1208 Bay Street #201, Bellingham, WA 98225-4301, Phone: 360-671-9950, Fax: 360-671-8429 or 3414 1/2 Fremont Ave. North, Seattle, WA 98103, Phone: 206-675-9747, Fax: 206-675-1007, E-mail: mf@ecosystem.org). Based in Bellingham, Washington, Northwest Ecosystem Alliance was founded in 1988 and now has over 10,000 members. In the last decade, NWEA has fought relentlessly to maintain the ecological integrity of the Northwest's wildlands, establishing itself as one of America's premier regional conservation forces, combining organizing, media and science skills with innovative strategy and field work.

Forest Watch, Montpelier, VT c96 (10 Langdon Street, Suite 1, Montpelier, Vermont, 05602, Phone: 802-223-3216, Fax: 802-223-1363, E-mail: jnorthup@forestwatch.org). Forest Watch was founded in 1994 as Green Mountain Forest Watch and focused initially on improving management of the Green Mountain National Forest. In 1998, the name was changed to Forest Watch to communicate the organization’s commitment to all forests all across New England.

Headwaters Environmental Center, Ashland OR c95 (PO Box 729, Ashland, OR, 97520, Phone: 541-482-4459, Fax: 541-482-7282, E-mail: info@headwaters.org) To conserve, protect and restore forest ecosystems, clean water, and biological diversity in the Klamath-Siskiyou Bioregion. The geographic focus of Headwaters' work is the 10 million acres of mountainous, forested land in southwest Oregon and northwest California that make up the Klamath-Siskiyou bioregion. The bulk of our activities focus on the lands of the bioregion that are located in the state of Oregon.

Heartwood, IN e94 . (P.O. Box 1424, Bloomington, IN, 47402, Phone: 812-337-8898, E-mail: info@heartwood.org) Heartwood is an association of groups, individuals, and businesses dedicated to the health and well being of the native forest of the Central Hardwood region, and its interdependent plant, animal, and human communities. Its imagemap contains useful links to our National Forest database. Check it out to see what is happening in your National Forests!

Heritage Trails Fund, Walnut Creek CA c96 (1350 Castle Rock Road, Walnut Creek, CA, 94598, Phone: 925-937-7661, Fax: 925-943-7431, E-Mail: htrails@earthlink.net). Heritage Trails works to preserve and advance trails and open space as a living resource for present and future generations.

High Country Citizens Alliance, Crested Butte CO c97 (P.O. Box 1066, Crested Butte, CO, 81224-1066, Phone: 303-349-7104, Fax: 970-349-0164, E-mail: office@hccaonline.org). GIS contact: Sandy Shea: sshea@rmi.net. The mission of High Country Citizens' Alliance, active since 1977, is to protect, restore and enhance the natural ecosystems and quality of human life in the Upper Gunnison River Basin, and in the Mountain West. Its GIS work reflects its focus on ecological issues in the Gunnison Basin, and the 3.1 million acre Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison National Forest. The Alliance's GIS maps reflect its work throughout its entire program area. Some examples: energy development, conservation groups and user-created roads.

Huntington Breast Cancer Action Coalition Ny c99 (900 Walt Whitman Road, LL2, Melville, NY, 11743, P.O. Box 1446, Huntington, NY 11743, Phone: 631-547-1518, Fax: 631-547-1520, E-mail: friends@hbcac.org). The Huntington Breast Cancer Action Coalition is a not-for-profit grassroots organization dedicated to the ultimate eradication of breast cancer through education and awareness. Our mission is to focus on prevention methods while actively helping those who are faced with a positive diagnosis. HBCAC recently completed a survey of town residents regarding breast cancer. This paper reports on recent efforts to map those surveys using ArcView GIS. Breast cancer cases will be overlayed onto various environmental maps, such as local toxic sites, to look for general patterns among these variables. Basic statistical analyses will also be summarized.

The Idaho Conservation Data Center (CDC) (Idaho Dept. of Fish and Game, 600 S. Walnut Box 25, Boise, Idaho 83707, Phone: 208-287-2736, E-mail: kchurch@idfg.state.id.us). The Idaho Conservation Data Center is part of the NatureServe network with comparable programs in more than seventy-five states, Canadian provinces, and countries in Latin America and the Carribean. The Center collects, analyzes, maintains, and disseminates scientific information necessary for the management and conservation of Idaho's biological diversity. Site-specific information on rare, threatened, and endangered plants and animals, exemplary plant communities, and natural areas is collected and stored in computer files. These files are updated whenever new information becomes available from state and federal agencies, academic institutions, and private corporations.

International Snow Leopard Trust, Seattle, WA e90 (4649 Sunnyside Avenue North, Suite 325, Seattle, WA, 98103, Phone: 206-632-2421, Fax 206-632-3967, E-mail: info@snowleopard.org). The International Snow Leopard Trust (ISLT) is dedicated to the conservation of the endangered snow leopard and its mountain ecosystem through a balanced approach that considers the needs of the people and the environment. .

Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation, Des Moines , IA e95.(444 Insurance Exchange Building, 505 Fifth Avenue, Des Moines, Iowa, 50309-2321, Phone:515-288-1846, Fax: 515-288-0137, E-mail: info@inhf.org).The Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation builds partnerships and educates Iowans to protect, preserve and enhance Iowa's natural resources for future generations. The Foundation's priorities include permanent land protection, trail, greenway and habitat complex establishment, and promotion of improved land management.

Island Institute, Maine c96 (P.O. Box 648, 386 Main Street, Rockland, Maine 04841, Phone: 207-594-9209, Fax: 207-594-9314, E-mail: email: inquiry@islandinstitute.org). GIS Contact: Chris W. Brehme, cbrehme@islandinstitute.org. Island Institute is a non-profit organization that serves as a voice for the balanced future of the islands and waters of the Gulf of Maine. We are guided by an island ethic that recognizes the strength and fragility of Maine's island communities and the finite nature of the Gulf of Maine ecosystems.


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