TICONDEROGA The Wildlife Institute of Eastern New York has been awarded a $1,000 grant by the International Paper Foundation. The Wildlife Institute of Eastern New York will use the grant to fund environmental education programs for elementary and middle school students in schools in and around the Adirondack Park area of New York State. All programs will use live, non-releasable birds of prey and reptiles to teach the students about some of the amazing animals that call this region their home. To learn more about The Wildlife Institute of Eastern New York, visit on the web at www.wildlifeinstitute.org International Paper Company is the worlds largest paper and forest products company. It conducts most of its philanthropic activities through its foundation, International Paper Company Foundation, which was incorporated in 1952. From its inception the foundation primarily addresses existing and emerging educational needs, as well as short-term, critical civic needs within the communities where International Paper has operating facilities.