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Western Watersheds Project (WWP)

Program areas | Form 990s | Financials | Vendors | Personnel | Peers

WWP is a water or wetland protection organization based in Hailey, ID that was founded in 1993. As of 2019 they had $931,878 in revenue and $334,774 in assets.

The mission of Western Watersheds Project is to protect and restore western watersheds and wildlife through education, public policy initiatives and legal advocacy.

(208) 788-2290
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Program areas at WWP

Monitoring -- identify damaged watersheds and document abusive land management practices. Report the following: livestock numbers on grazing allotments, turnout times, abusive grazing, degradation of streams and stream banks, destruction of riparian and upland habitat, degradation of cultural, historic, archaeological and scenic resources, illegal diversions of water, negative impacts to wilderness values, roadless areas, wilderness study areas and designated wilderness.

Restoration and education -- western watersheds project successfully brings the organizations conservation campaign to the attention of national press and policymakers. In the last five years more than 450 news stories have appeared about the work of wwp.

Litigation -- protect imperiled wildlife, public lands, and western watersheds through vigorous litigation under the endangered species act, clean water act, federal land policy management act, and other statutes that protect the environment. The organization holds over 4,000 acres of school endowment land leaseholds obtained through competitive bidding that are being managed for wildlife habitat and conservation purposes.

Form 990s for WWP

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-12Jan 14, 2020990View PDF
2017-12Feb 21, 2019990View PDF
2016-12Nov 7, 2017990View PDF
2015-12Jan 18, 2017990View PDF
2014-12Oct 6, 2015990View PDF
...and five more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for WWP

Total grants, contributions, etc.$920,078
Program services$0
Investment income and dividends$850
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$0
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$10,950
Total revenues$931,878

Vendors for WWP

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
MailChimpMarketing software2020-06-29
██████Fundraising software; Payment processing2020-06-29
█████████Content management system software2020-06-29
██ █████ ███ ██Tax accounting2018-12-18
██████ ███Software2018-10-26
███ █████████ ███████Fundraising Consulting$99,3482013-12-01

Personnel at WWP

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Erik MolvarExecutive Director$70,000June 13, 2019
Kelley WestonSecretary Treasurer$0June 15, 2019
██████ █████████President - Western Watersheds / Vice President$0June 15, 2019
██████ ██████Past Executive Director$34,125Dec. 31, 2016

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