Threatened Species Recovery Fund – Grants available

Threatened Species Recovery Fund – Grants available

In 2016, the Minister for the Environment announced a $5 million Threatened Species Recovery Fund to support communities to actively protect Threatened Species, leverage additional investment, and assist with delivering on the Targets and Action Areas in the Australian Government’s Threatened Species Strategy. The Recovery Fund sits within the National Landcare Programme and delivers tangible benefits for Australia’s […]

Funding for Landholders & Community Groups

Funding for Landholders & Community Groups

South East Local Land Services has Catchment Action NSW and Australian Government incentive funding available for land managers to undertake biodiversity, native vegetation and threatened species improvement projects within the Bega Valley and Eurobodalla shires. Projects should commence in October 2016 and finish in June 2017. Up to $50,000 is available for individual projects that: […]

Bush Connect Project

Bush Connect Project

The Far South Coast Landcare Association (FSCLA) has opened up expressions of interest for landholders wishing to be involved in its ten-year BUSH CONNECT PROJECT. The project’s objective is to fill strategic vegetation gaps across the Bega Valley Shire, improving vegetation links in an East-West direction between the coastal and escarpment forest systems.  The Bush […]

June Floods and Disaster Assistance

June Floods and Disaster Assistance

As you embark on the process of cleaning up and taking stock of damage caused by the recent floods in our area and beyond, there are a number of assistance measures outlined below which you may be eligible to receive. Declared disaster areas  The NSW Government has declared disaster assistance for residents impacted by the east coast storms […]

Autumn Fox baiting with Feral Fighters

Autumn Fox baiting with Feral Fighters

Foxes are Australia’s number one introduced predator and threaten the survival of a wide range of native wildlife and many threatened species. Non-flying mammals weighing between 35g and 5.5kg and ground-nesting birds are at greatest risk but foxes also prey upon reptiles, amphibians and invertebrates. Foxes have also been identified as a vector of weed species such […]

Positions Vacant with Far South Coast Landcare

Positions Vacant with Far South Coast Landcare

TWO POSITIONS VACANT 1. Local Landcare Co-ordinator BEGA, NSW Part-time at 2.5 days/wk, 3½ year contract, The Far South Coast Landcare Association is looking to employ a Local Landcare Co-ordinator to build capacity, engage and support landcare groups, and network with stakeholders. The successful applicant will need to demonstrate strong communication skills, a broad knowledge […]

Grants Now Available for Landholders

Grants Now Available for Landholders

Habitat Action Grants Applications are now open and will close at 5 pm Friday 16 October 2015. Angling clubs, individuals, community groups, local councils and organisations interested in rehabilitating fish habitats in freshwater and saltwater areas throughout NSW can apply for grants. Habitat rehabilitation projects which may be funded include: removal or modification of barriers to […]

Funding for wetlands

Funding for wetlands

Are you a landholder interested in managing coastal wetlands on your property? Over the next 3 years South East Local Land Services has funds available to support landholders, in priority areas, to undertake works on coastal wetlands including salt marsh, mangroves, coastal floodplain, swamps, lakes and estuarine areas. Funds can be used to manage, protect, […]