Environmental Project grants granted

Barcham 4 September 2013

Grants have been granted as that’s what one does with grants.

$176,000 in ACT Government Grants have been announced today, and the following community-run environmental projects are probably rejoicing.


The grant recipients are:

Greening Australia Capital Region – $14,297
World’s first translocation of the endangered Ginninderra Peppercress.

Friends of the Grasslands – $17,282
To restore ecologically endangered grassy woodlands and native grasslands.

Molonglo Catchment Group – $43,018
To revegetate areas following woody weed removal, create habitat for native species and prevent erosion on slopes.

Greening Australia Capital Region – $33,605
To establish local ground cover species and provide habitat linkages for flora and fauna movements.

Ginninderra Catchment Group – $23,956
For aquatic and bank revegetation around selected riparian zones, and urban waterways.

Southern ACT Catchment Group – $43,842
Weed Control Assistance for Paddy’s River Tharwa Region Rural Lessees.

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