KS Wild

The Klamath-Siskiyou Wildlands Center is an advocate for the forests, wildlife and waters of the Rogue and Klamath Basins. It works to protect and restore the extraordinary biological diversity of the Klamath-Siskiyou region of southwest Oregon and northwest California. It uses environmental law, science, education and collaboration to defend healthy ecosystems and help build sustainable communities.

KS Wild has been a Brainerd Foundation grantee since 2006.

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KS Wild Grant history


$3,000 - To support efforts to protect the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument. Opportunity fund


$3,000 - To support protection of watersheds in the Kalmiopsis region of southern Oregon. Opportunity fund


$2,500 - To oppose a proposed nickel strip mine in the south Kalmiopsis region of the Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest. KS Wild seeks to empower locals and build momentum by organizing educational meetings in nearby communities prior to actual drilling. Opportunity fund


$3,000 - To seek State Scenic Waterway designation for iconic Oregon rivers to protect critical salmon habitat for recreation, fish and wildlife. Opportunity fund


$2,000 - To convene a two day summit that will bring interested individuals together to better strategize around increased old-growth logging on BLM lands. Opportunity fund