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Heritage Grant Projects
2013-14 Grant Cycle
 

A total of 47 Heritage Grant application proposals were received and 27 applicants will be offered a grant award for the 2014 Heritage Grant cycle. Of the $432,000 available,
$410,190 will be offered for award. Following is information for each of the 27 potential award recipients:


Environmental Education (EE) received nine applications and two applicants will be offered Heritage EE Grant awards totaling $16,000 of the $16,000 available. 

  1. Arizona State University – Art Museum, for the project Trout Fishing in America and Other Stories.”  The award offer is $ 10,000.

  2. Pima County Natural Resources, Parks and Recreation Department, Tucson for the project “Professional Development Workshops, Arizona Wildlife Education and Wetlands Field Study.”  The award offer is $ 6,000.



Outdoor Education (OE) received 11 applications and eight applicants will be offered
Heritage OE Grant awards totaling $13,150 of the $16,000 available.

  1. Glendale Elementary School District, Glendale, AZ for field trips to Arizona Game and Fish Department’s Annual Youth Day Event at the Ben Avery Facility.”  The award offer is $ 1,200.

  2. City of Safford & Graham County Public Library, Safford, AZ for field-trips to “Cluff Ranch Wildlife Area.”  The award offer is $600.

  3. Flagstaff Unified School District, for field-trips to “Walnut Canyon NM, Lamar Haines Memorial Wildlife Area, Montezuma Well/Castle NM’s, Sunset Crater/ Wapatki NM, Grand Canyon NP and Arizona Science Center.”  The award offer is $ 2,350.

  4. Madison School District, Phoenix for field trips to “The Tonto Rim Fish Hatchery and Tonto Rim Science Camp.” The award offer is $1,500.

  5. Bureau of Land Management, sponsoring Audubon Arizona, Phoenix for field-trips to “Horseshoe Ranch Wildlife Area.” The award offer is $2,500.

  6. Desert Heights Preparatory Academy, Glendale for a field-trip to “Red Rock State Park.” The award offer is $1,000.

  7. Grand Canyon School District, Grand Canyon, AZ for field-trips to “Sky-Y Camp and Chauncey Ranch.” The award offer is $2,000.

  8. Flagstaff Unified School District, Flagstaff for field-trips to “The Phoenix Zoo.” The award offer is $2,000.

 

Schoolyard Habitat (Schoolyard) received five applications and all five schools will be
offered Heritage Schoolyard Grants totaling $29,486 of the $37,500 available.

  1. Williams High School, Williams, AZ for the project “Williams High School Courtyard Habitat.”  The award offer is $ 8,350.

  2. Clarkdale/Jerome School, Clarkdale, AZ, for the project “Restoration and Maintenance of Schoolyard Habitat.” The award offer is $ 2,500.

  3. Coconino County Superintendent of Schools, Flagstaff for the project “Environmental Science in the Schoolyard.” The award offer is $9,516.

  4. Seven Mile Elementary School, Whiteriver, AZ for the project “Seven Mile Interpretive Trail.” The award offer is $ 4,560.

  5. Cradleboard Elementary School, Whiteriver, AZ for the project “Me bitsal Danalkid Cradleboard Interpretive Trail.” The award offer is $4,560.



Urban Wildlife (Urban) received nine applications and six applicants will be offered
Heritage Urban Grant awards totaling $112,500 of the $112,500 available.

  1. Coconino County, Flagstaff, AZ for the project “Creation of Rogers Lake Wildlife Viewing Platform & Interactive Educational Display.” The award offer is $26,600.

  2. Coronado National Forest, sponsoring Environmental Education Exchange, Tucson for the project “Wild Tucson – Bighorns in Our Backyard & Lions in our Landscape.” The award offer is $19,867.

  3. The Town of Payson, for the project “Green Valley Lake 3 Fish Barrier.” The award offer is $24,472.

  4. Saguaro National Park, sponsoring Tucson Audubon Society,  Tucson for the project “Tucson Bird Count Urban Bird Habitat Improvement.” The award offer is $13,000.

  5. City of Tucson Parks & Recreation Department, for the project “Tucson Birding Trail: Promoting Wildlife Watching & Conservation in Greater Tucson.” The award offer
    is $7,390.

  6. City of Sedona, for the project “Wildlife Viewing Platform for Sedona Wetland Preserve.” The award offer is $21,171.

 

Public Access (Access) received five applications and two applicants will be offered
Heritage Access Grant awards totaling $46,700 of the $50,000 available.

  1. The Town of Payson for the project “Green Valley Lake Shoreline Stabilization.” The award offer is $6,700.

  2. The Town of Buckeye for the project “Skyline Park Access Road.” The award offer is $40,000.


Identification, Inventory, Acquisition, Protection and Management (IIAPM) received
eight applications and four applicants will be offered Heritage IIAPM Grant awards
totaling $192,354 of the $200,000 available.

  1. The City of Phoenix, for the project “Ecology of Sonoran Desert Tortoises at South Mountain Park.” The award offer is $66,095.

  2. The University of Arizona, for the project “Monitoring Populations of Breeding Grassland Birds.” The award offer is $43,438.

  3. Grand Canyon National Park, sponsoring Hawk Watch International for the project “Population Monitoring of Diurnal Raptors at Grand Canyon National Park.” The award offer is $13,398.

  4. The University of Arizona, for the project “Assessment of Raptor Migration Corridors in Arizona’s Sky Islands.” The award offer is $69,423.

 
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External Resources [More]
- Arizona State Parks -
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- U.S. Fish & Wildlife - Endangered Wildlife & Plant List
- The Arizona Game and Fish Department Heritage Fund receives money from the Arizona Lottery, which is celebrating its 25th anniversary with a contest.

 

 

 
Downloads [More]
- 2009 Heritage Grant Application Forms
[PDF, 190kb]
- 2009 Heritage Grant Application Manual
[PDF, 338kb]
- 2009 Heritage Grant Prioritization Manual
[PDF, 214kb]
- 2009 Heritage Grant Eligibility Lists, Special Conditions & FAQ
[PDF, 221kb]

 

 

 

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“I can’t say how much it has made an impact in Arizona schools, where budgets have been so tight.” Mike Trimble, biology teacher at Tempe Corona del Sol High School


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