Landcare Snapshot 21 July 2016

Below is our weekly update covering landcare activities, upcoming events and funding presented on Landcare’s weekly segment with Anne Delaney on Riverina ABC Breakfast Radio live from ~6.40am on Thursday mornings.

 

Hot off the press: Time to put your grant pants on Riverina

The Community Landcare ‘Pop-up’ Grants Program coordinated by Murrumbidgee Landcare Inc. aims to support Landcare and community groups in the Riverina Local Land Services area to promote community-driven natural resource management.  Groups are invited to apply for a grant of up to $2,000 (GST exclusive) to undertake projects and activities that encourage the involvement of community groups in understanding, protecting and enhancing the natural environment.  A total of $25,000, on a competitive basis, is available each year for three years (2016/17, 2017/18 and 2018/19).

Applications open: Monday 19 September 2016 Applications close: Sunday 30 October 2016. Guidelines  – Application form – further details will be posted on the Murrumbidgee Landcare website

2016-17 Riverina Local Land Services Funding Program Grants for farmers, land managers and community groups are available for projects under the Riverina Local Land Services 2016-17 Funding Program which will open on Wednesday 27 July. Applications close Friday 30 September 2016. More details in the attached weekly update. For local assistance and more information contact your nearest Riverina Local Land Services office. More information will be available on  http://riverina.lls.nsw.gov.au/

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For people reading this for the first time……. welcome. Landcare interest and activity in the Riverina is building momentum and as such, we continue  to expand our list of Landcare contacts. This not only includes Landcare groups in the Riverina but the many other stakeholders and individuals who contribute in a variety of ways. If you would like to receive these snapshots as a weekly email, please contact Bindi at rlf@mli.org.au

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