The Powdermill Nature Reserve is a protected slice of Appalachia that’s offered a window into its ecosystems for 60 years. A regional funder is helping it up its game—including use of drones to study the landscape.
The Oscar winning director has had a complicated record in politics, and conservation, but longtime California landowner Clint Eastwood just completed a 20-year-plus effort to protect a chunk of Big Sur.
The Goldman Prize winners should be an eye-opener to environmental funders. They reflect a level of diversity and grassroots activism in marginalized communities that's often lacking in green philanthropy.
Hansjörg Wyss has mostly been known as one of the mega-donors buying up acreage to protect the wild American West. But his philanthropy is increasingly difficult to pigeonhole, as he now turns to the Amazon.
The environmental movement has struggled to diversify its ranks for many years. A new coalition is building up some hard facts on this challenge and five major funders have opted in to the process.
Forests, clean air, clean water—priceless, right? Too bad in the global economy, priceless actually means worthless. That’s why funders are supporting a group that puts a market value on nature.
The Society of Environmental Journalists is a favorite among green funders wanting to bring exposure to their issues, but it's hardly rolling in cash. Now it has a new friend in Swiss billionaire Hansjörg Wyss.
This month, Rhea Suh became one of the few environment group CEOs who are female or non-white. With a background in big foundations, she's also the perfect person to raise key issues about diversity.
The foundation has suspended its involvement in a wetland restoration project, following a backlash over its plan for an interpretive center-pet adoption center combo on the site. What are the lessons?
Lazar is a Portland-based family foundation giving about million in grants annually to conservation groups in the Pacific Northwest. Green nonprofits in the region should definitely get to know this funder, and here’s a little crash course.