Biodiversity Grants

If you are interested in any of these projects then please contact Geoff Lockwood at glockwood@southernfauna.com.au or 0428 352 203 to arrange a site visit. Current biodiversity focused grants include;

Cardinia Shire Biodiversity Projects

This project is funded by the Cardinia Shire and supports on-ground biodiversity projects on private land in the Cardinia Shire. On-ground works which may be eligible for funding support include; revegetation using tube stock and local seed for direct seeding, protection and enhancement of remnant vegetation, and weed control on private land.

The project contributes to the protection of remnant native vegetation and regional biodiversity. Threats to regional biodiversity are caused by fragmented vegetation, degraded waterways, salinity, erosion, weeds and introduced animals.

Economic benefits include; enhancing the productivity and sustainability of agriculture, protection of stock, pastures and crops, improved erosion & salinity management, provide natural crop pollination and pest control services by native birds, insects, mammals and reptiles.

Biodiversity Projects – Expression of Interest

If you have a project in mind for your property please fill out the Expression of Interest form below (Word or PDF file) and return to the Western Port Catchment Landcare Network via post or email. Your project Expression of Interest will be assessed and added to the waiting list for the next available funding.

We acknowledge and pay our respects to Traditional Owner organisation that represent the Bunurong people of the South-Eastern Kulin Nation connection to Countr and their rich culture and spiritual connection to Country.
We also acknowledge the responsibility to care for Country of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Peoples and organisations in Natural Resource Management and pay respects to Eld

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