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.
2016-17 Riverina Local Land Services Community Grants program launched this week
The Community Grants are aimed at supporting community and industry groups to carry out on-ground, capacity building, educational and other activities with a natural resource management (NRM) and sustainable landscapes focus.
Grant funding up to a maximum of $20,000 is available for eligible activities.
Applications will be accepted from incorporated community and industry groups who have the majority of their group members within the Riverina Local Land Services region.
This Sunday 31 July is National Tree Day
Early Bird Registrations for the National Landcare Conference extended until 12 August
COMING SOON: 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).
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 firstname.lastname@example.org