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Private Land Conservation Grants 2012 Round PDF Print E-mail
Written by Evan   
Wednesday, 04 July 2012 04:10

2012 Private Land Conservation Grant Recipients Announced
Private Land Conservation Grants support owners of covenanted properties to conduct habitat or species conservation projects on their property.  This year, over 135 applications were received and 72 landholders were awarded grants totalling more than $300,000.


Congratulations to all recipients on their successful applications, with special mentions including the owners of WLT properties The Knoll, Edala and Shannondale.

 

Landholders were eligible to apply within three categories of grants: Level 1 included landholders with Conservation Agreements, Trust Agreements or in perpetuity Registered Property Agreements. Level 2 included landholders with incentive in perpetuity Property Vegetation Plans or Wildlife Refuges. Level 3 included Land for Wildlife or Wildlife Land Trust groups seeking to fund hands-on conservation training projects.

 

LEVEL 1 GRANT RECIPIENTS

For Weed Removal

  • Greg Beresford in Chillingham
  • David and Beryl Jenkinson in Byabarra
  • Jocelyn Chenu of 'Ku-ring-gai Flying Fox Reserve' in Gordon
  • Tony Parkes in Binna Burra
  • Karla Sperling of 'Wandana' in Yellow Rock
  • Esme Wood in Galston
  • Fiona McMullen of 'Cool Creek' in Thora
  • Garry and Angela Owers in Meerschaum Vale
  • Richard and Georgina Bourke of 'Willow Creek' in Brogo
  • Murray and Julie-Anne Coward in Woodburn
  • Peter Waterhouse of 'the Knoll' in Stewarts River
  • Greg and Kerrie Thompson of 'Brackenridge' in Lankeys Creek
  • Sandra Heuston in Rosebank
  • Susie Hearder of 'Hopping Docks Creek' in Limpinwood
  • Katherine McLaren of 'Wunder Valley' in Attunga
  • Raymond McLaren of 'Piney Ridge' in Moonbi
  • Esma Holt in Narara
  • Christopher Sheed in Elands
  • Victoria McIntyre of 'Buddha Rocks' in Kangaroo Valley

For Bush Regeneration, Track Maintenence and Weeding

  • Susan Williams of 'Boronia Park' in Lennox Head

For Bush Regeneration and Weeding

  • Peter Bobroff in Michelago
  • Rodney Conroy of 'Blackhorse Creek' in Kyogle
  • Graeme Fleming in Alstonville
  • John Millington in Bucca Wauka
  • Aruacaria Association care of Holly North in Suffolk Park
  • Warwick Deacock of 'Chakola' in Kangaroo Valley

For Fencing and Weeding

  • Sally McInerney of 'Errol's Triangular Paddock' and 'Birdland Jims' in Koorawatha

For Animals and Weeding

  • Mount Oak Community Association care of Philip Jensen in Bredbo
  • Neil Druce of 'Wangara' in Tumbarumba

For Feral Animal Control

  • Raymond and Marie Wynan of 'Edala' in Nimmitabel

LEVEL 2 GRANT RECIPIENTS

For Weed Removal

  • Julie Reid in Jiggi
  • Paul Segal of 'Sassafras' in Mooral Creek
  • Dennis Scheele in Farrar
  • John and Kate Spring of 'Altnaharra' in Majors Creek
  • Felicity Cossins of 'Demon Valley' in Tenterfield
  • Alan Watterson in Brunswick Heads
  • Greg Vause in Ewingar
  • Werner Koch of 'Tarthra Park' in Caloola
  • Stephen Ross of 'Clarence River Wilderness Lodge' in Tabulum
  • David Juric in Bywong
  • Jeff and Lee Unwin of 'Marronleigh' in Missabotti
  • Martyn Noakes of 'Bredbo Valley View Farm' in Bredbo
  • Dennis Bryant of 'Blueys Run' in Windellama
  • Maggie Wheeler in Upper Coopers Creek
  • Christine Chrysostom of 'Peach Tree Flats' in Merriwa
  • Kathleen Fanning of 'Wildhaven' in Newee Creek
  • Shane Green of 'Ventura' in Campbells Creek
  • Sandy McClimont of 'Dehra Doon' in Kendall

For Bush Regeneration & Weeding

  • Vanessa Place of 'Wombat Ridge' in Moruya
  • Tom & Ann Rain of 'Rainridge' in Wamberal
  • Bruce Hatcher of 'Watagan Mountain Retreat' in Cooranbong
  • Vanessa Pelly of 'Corymbia' in Blue Knob

For Fencing & Weeding

  • Anne Phillips of 'Yarrabin Wilderness Lodge' in O'Connell
  • Charlotte Stahl of 'Craigenbrae' in Canyonleigh

For Pest Control & Weeding

  • Peter Wood of 'Top of the Range' in Coffs Harbour

For Planting & Weeding

  • Carolyn & Jose Guichard in Upper Orana

For Cool Burns & Weeding

  • Richard Schodde of 'Burrawang' in Tomakin

For Fencing

  • David Carter of 'Cottle Wolly' in Crookwell

For Work on River Flats

  • Peter O'Brien of 'Yandiah' in Bullia

For Water Treatment

  • Steven Radford of 'White Leeds Station' on Silver City Highway

For a Walking Track to Improve Access for Weed Control

  • David Blackall of 'Nadjunuga' in Cambewarra

For Dam Improvements

  • Michael Gill of 'Ilonka' in Reidsdale

LEVEL 3 GRANT RECIPIENTS

For workshops and training days for Land for Wildlife members in the:

  • Western Murray Catchment Management Area
  • Gosford Local Government Area
  • Cessnock Local Government Area
  • Clarence Valley Local Government Area
  • Palerang Local Government Area
  • Kyogle Local Government Area
  • Wingecaribee Local Government Area

Congratulations to all 2012 grant winners. The next round of Private Land Conservation Grant funding opens in early 2013.


2012 Funding Round

In 2012, the partnership was awarded $2 million in funding spread over the next six years.  This funding came through the NSW Environmental Trust on behalf of the NSW State Government.  The aim of the extra funding is to expand the Private Land Grants Program to include different types of conservation agreements, includingWildlife Land Trust agreements - with details being set out below.


One application per property per year is accepted from landholders with one of the following commitments:

  • LEVEL 1: Conservation Agreement under the National Parks and Wildlife Act 1974 or Trust Agreement under the Nature Conservation Trust Act 2001 or In-perpetuity Registered Property Agreement under the Native Vegetation Conservation  Act 1997 - Up to $5,000 a year
  • LEVEL 2: Incentive in-perpetuity Property Vegetation Plan under the Native Vegetation Act 2003 or Wildlife Refuge under the National Parks and Wildlife Act 1974 - Up to $1,000 a year
  • LEVEL 3: Applications for this level are for group Conservation Training and are to be submitted by the members of the Land for Wildlife or Wildlife Land Trust program on behalf of their landholder group. Individual applications are not accepted - Up to $2,000 a year.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 04 July 2012 04:21
 

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