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A sow grizzly bear in the Taku watershed where the Taku River Tlingit and the B.C. government recently signed an historic land use agreement. The Taku supports perhaps the highest density of grizzly bears in British Columbia. Photo provided by Angela Milani, for Round River Conservation Studies.

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Mobilizing Resources: Growing Leadership

The Brainerd Foundation frequently supports nontraditional partnerships that cross cultural and philosophical lines. We believe bridging such differences is necessary to address conservation issues effectively.

The Brainerd Foundation is sunsetting. Learn more about what this means for our grantees and our giving in the next few years.
Pileated woodpecker fledglings.  Photo by Paul Bannick.

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