NQ Dry Tropics Community Landcare Grants (2015–16)
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NQ Dry Tropics Community Landcare Grants
Community Landcare Grants were awarded to nine groups to manage different threats to wetlands across the Burdekin Dry Tropics region. With help from the community and NQ Dry Tropics, all projects were successfully implemented and each improved the health of our local wetlands.
Nine community driven projects were funded through the 2015-2016 NQ Dry Tropics Community Landcare Grants. These projects resulted in:
The projects included:
Projects that are part of the 2015-2016 Community Landcare Grant Programme have worked to manage invasive weeds and protect and restore native vegetation across more than 150 hectares, including significant wetlands and waterways. More than $72,000 of funding was distributed to nine community groups for their projects through Community Landcare Grants, and each of these groups received incredible community support through in-kind contributions, cash contributions and volunteer labour worth more than $110,000.
Last updated: 19 January 2017
This page should be cited as:
Department of Environment and Science, Queensland (2017) NQ Dry Tropics Community Landcare Grants (2015–16), WetlandInfo website, accessed 13 May 2021. Available at: https://wetlandinfo.des.qld.gov.au/wetlands/resources/tools/wetland-project/nq-dry-tropics-community-landcare-grants-2015-16-d6fc/