South East Local Land Services with funding from the Australian Government’s National Landcare Programme and Catchment Action NSW is offering grants of up to $10,000 for local land managers to deliver natural resource and sustainable agriculture initiatives.
The program will support Tablelands land managers to:
1. protect and enhance remnant native vegetation, threatened species and habitats
2. implement sustainable land management practices that support managing land within capability (this could include activities that improve ground cover and soil condition)
3. implement activities that protect and enhance wetlands and local waterways
4. deliver activities that support local Aboriginal cultural heritage natural resource or land management projects.
Tablelands land owners within the Yass Valley, Boorowa, Upper Lachlan, Goulburn/Mulwaree, Palerang, Snowy River, Cooma/Monaro, Bombala and Queanbeyan local government areas are eligible to apply.
Project activities that may be funded can include, but are not restricted to:
- fencing and revegetation to improve native vegetation condition including protecting, buffering and infilling of remnant areas
- fencing and/or revegetation to improve connectivity and native vegetation including paddock trees, clusters and corridors (20 m minimum)
- riparian fencing and revegetation (10 m minimum from edge of bank)
- establishing stock confinement areas
- fencing for ground cover management, land capability and provision of water supply.
For more information and to apply visit www.southeast.lls.nsw.gov.au. To download the expression of interest form, please click here. Alternatively you can visit your nearest South East Local Land Services office to obtain a form or contact
1300 795 299.
The closing date for EOIs is 5 pm Friday, 30 October 2015. Late EOIs will not be accepted. Posted EOIs must be date stamped by Australia Post on or before 30 October 2015 to be eligible.