China Mangrove Conservation Network (CMCN) started as a mangrove protection project by volunteers from the Green Wild group at XiamenUniversity. It was registered in 2011, and has since then developed into a non-profit organization focusing on mangrove ecosystem protection.
The mission at CMCN is to provide, for the conservation of the Mangrove Natural Reserve, a platform of collaboration between local communities, educational and scientific research institutions, public organisations, relevant government departments, the media, and volunteer groups.
Major projects at CMCN includes the following:
A. provide small grants to teams targeting Mangrove conservation and running educational activities on sustainable development in mangrove areas;
B. carry out mangrove restoration projects supported by scientific research results, and assist the building of environmental governance framework in affected communities;
C. organise ecological working holidays, voluntary patrols, and provide local response to local environmental events.
Official Website: http://www.china-mangrove.org/
Grant Term： May, 2013 - August, 2015