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2015 Mini-Grant Winners!

Special shout out to our 2015 Heartwood Mini-Grant Winners! Thanks to all of the amazing applicants and the profound work each group and individual is doing to protect the places we love in the Heartwood region. Heartwood had several proposals submitted during our most recent round of Mini-Grants and only $4600 to give away! These proposals were all from individuals and grassroots groups looking for small amounts of money to do big things with on behalf of forests in the Heartwood region. Amazingly, we were able to fund the following proposals! We’d love to be able to fund our next
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Action Alert: DON’T spOIL THE WAYNE!

On Sunday, November 1, 2015, the U.S. Forest Service (FS) and Bureau of Land Management (BLM) announced plans to consider leasing over 31,000 acres of public mineral rights underneath Ohio’s Wayne National Forest to private oil & gas companies. In their Public Notice riddled with errors (including wrong day, bad webpage link, and inconsistent acreage numbers), the FS/BLM announced that they would hold “Scoping Meetings” to provide information on the Proposal and solicit “feedback” from interested parties.  However, no project details were provided in the Notice or otherwise made available. In addition, the Notice also states that the FS/BLM has already pre-
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The 2015 Autumn HEARTBEAT!

The 25th Anniversary Heartbeat Issue is HERE! Check out the beautiful 25th Anniversary issue of the Heartbeat. The link below will direct you to the electronic version of the publication. Save paper and trees by reading the e-Heartbeat! If you would like a paper version, please email and one will be mailed to you.

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