ENVIRONMENT RESTORATION AND REHABILITATION GRANTS NOW OPEN
Member for Tamworth Kevin Anderson is calling on community groups and local councils to apply for the NSW Government’s 2018 Restoration and Rehabilitation Grant Program.
Mr Anderson said this funding provides the perfect opportunity to preserve our natural environment for generations to come.
“These grants deliver funding to local grassroots environmental projects that restore, protect and enhance a variety of NSW environments,” Mr Anderson said.
“Community groups, not-for-profit and government entities from across the state are encouraged to apply for a grant between $5,000 and $100,000.”
The grant program aims to protect and restore ecosystems and care for the habitats of rare and endangered plants and animals.
Mr Anderson said councils and local community organisations have already been preserving and rehabilitating our natural environment and this funding could allow those groups to continue the great work that they do.
“Whether it’s Landcare focussing on the box gum grassy woodlands or local councils and community groups rehabilitating our local waterways there is plenty of work being done and we now have the opportunity to expand that work.”
The program has been running for over 20 years and is one of the longest running in Australia. It has helped landholders, local councils, government agencies and community groups to restore habitats for native and endangered species, improve water quality and rehabilitate wetland areas.
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