L-A-D Foundation 2013 Grant Recipients

B.E.S.T. Foundation

A one-time contribution toward a Vocational Scholarship Fund for Eminence high school seniors.

Bonebrake Center of Nature and History

Assistance for their Ozark Kids Connection educational outreach effort.

Environment Missouri

Developing and distributing information about the importance of water quality in the Ozarks to individuals and businesses in small communities throughout the region.

Greater Ozarks Audubon Society

Support for two students from the Central Missouri Ozark region to attend GOAS 2014 Green Leadership Academy for Diverse Ecosystems.

Mark Twain Forest Watchers

Enhancing citizen participation in sustainable forest management projects in Missouri.

Missouri Cave and Karst Conservancy

Assisting a sizeable cleanup effort at Goodwin Pit sinkhole whose waterflow exits at Ha Ha Tonka Spring at Ha Ha Tonka State Park.

Missouri Coalition for the Environment

Aid a study to reduce the impact of low water crossings in the Big Piney and portions of the lower Gasconade watersheds.

Open Space Council

Assistance for their Ozark Wild Lands project at the various public land areas of LaBarque Creek.

Ozark Greenways

Partial funding for two interpretive kiosks along their Springfield to Bolivar Frisco Highline Trail.

Springfield Plateau Grotto

Reprinting of their 2008 publication Caring for your Karst.

Watershed Committee of the Ozarks

Assist with completing the Prairie Learning Station/Trail at the Watershed Center.