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The Bergen Swamp Preservation Society, a group of individuals interested in preserving a 2,000 acre, undrained wetland in upstate New York, as a unique habitat, were aided in their land acquisition efforts by three grants from the Foundation. One of these grants was made through the Nature Conservancy.
Grants toward the purchase and maintenance of Mamacoke Island in the Thames River.
Funding in support of the operating budget of the Nature Conservancy, an organization dedicated to the acquisition of wild land for scientific and educational purposes.
Money was granted for the purchase of a 9-acre parcel of federal land on behalf of the State of Connecticut. This land lies immediately adjacent to the south boundary of the Arboretum land and was placed under the supervision of the Connecticut Arboretum by the State Board of Fisheries and Game.
Grants in support of the purchase of a 3,000 acre preserve located on the South Fork of the Eel river in Mendocino County, California.
Funding in support of a comprehensive ecological survey of a primitive area located in the Narok District of Kenya, on the Tanganyika border, north the the Serengeti Plains.
Grant in support of a study of a book entitled “Private approaches to the Preservation of Open Land. This book was intended as a reference to those interested in land preservation and conservation.
Grant in support of a day school offering children within the Township of Falmouth the opportunity to become familiar with the biological and physical environment of the Woods Hole region.
In support of studies of the effects of herbicide application on roadside vegetation and investigations of ecologically – sound techniques for the management of vegetation on right-of ways.
These associations conducted investigations into the extent to which these watersheds had been contaminated by pesticide residues by examining pesticides in resident fish populations.