2009 Partners in Conservation Grants Awarded

Audubon Society of Portland, $20,000 – Portland
Backyard Habitat Certification Program

Provide landowners with incentives, expertise, resources & recognition for restoring property to ecological health

Columbia Slough Watershed Council, $10,100 – Various
Whitaker Slough Project

Invasive removal, native revegetation, education

Community Energy Project, $8,000 – various
Water Conservation for Watershed Health Program

Workshops, outreach, education

DEPAVE, $5,000 – Various
DEPAVE Summer 2009!

Pavement removal and re-greening

Friends of Portland Community Gardens, $11,900 – Vestal Elementary School
Vestal Community Garden

Pavement removal and creation of school/community garden

Groundwork Portland, $20,000 – NE Emerson St.
Emerson Garden Project

Remediate brownfield site through creation of community garden/education

Lower Columbia River Estuary Partnership, $10,000 – North Portland
Humboldt Learning Garden

Reclaim vacant lot into sustainable learning garden for community

Portland Public Schools, Beverly Cleary School, $9,860 – Beverly Cleary School
Beverly Cleary School Learning Landscape

Education through creation of learning garden

SOLVE, $25,000 – Beaver / Wilkes / Fairview / Osborn creeks
Team Up For Watershed Health:

Riparian invasive removal, reveg, and community involvement

St. Francis of Assisi Church, $7,500 – St. Francis of Assisi Church
St. Francis Church Onsite Stormwater Management

Replace impervious surface with pervious, stormwater management