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Conservation Capital Program Highlights 2015

CCP Map 2015 all funds

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Conservation Capital Funds Map 2015          

Bear Paw Resilient Map Catalyst

Research and Catalyst Grants

To be successful, the land conservation movement needs tools and strategies in order to protect critical open spaces. OSI  brings practical solutions to the land use challenges facing practitioners, funders and policy-makers. In 2015, OSI made one grant through its Resilient Landscapes Catalyst Fund and one through the Delaware River Watershed Protection Catalyst Fund.

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Bayshore-Highlands Fund

OSI provided $666,985 in 5 grants totaling 848 acres, valued at close to $5,042,288 in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. 

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Northeast Resilient Landscapes Fund

OSI made grants totaling $590,000 to three land trusts for projects totalling 1,694 acres valued at $6,400,649. This includes an award to the Trust for Public Land for the Mosiers Knob project which was awarded in conjunction with a grant from the Delaware River Watershed Protection Fund.

Southern Cumberland Land Protection Fund

OSI made a $53,000 grant to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Wildlife Resources Division to protect the Pigeon
Mountain Southern Timber tract of 343 acres. The project is valued at $530,000. We anticipate closing one project by year's end.

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Transborder Land Protection Fund

In 2015 OSI made four grants totaling $236,545 to protect 9,182 acres of land valued at $4,407,252

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Delaware Watershed Fund

In 2015, OSI has made three grants totaling $625,000 to protect 1130 acres of land valued at $6,445,500. This includes an award to the Trust for Public Land for the Mosiers Knob project which was awarded in conjunction with a grant from the Northeast Resilient Landscapes Fund.

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