Riverina Threatened Species and Ecosystems program

The Riverina Local Land Services Threatened Species and Ecosystems program for 2023/24 will encompass funding received from the NSW Environmental Trust for the implementation of the:

  • Box Gum Grassy Woodland
  • Black Falcon
  • Greater Glider, and
  • Squirrel Glider projects.

The projects are unique within the Riverina region and each project has a defined project area and incentives targeted to improve the trajectory of the specific species or ecosystem.

Landholders within the targeted project areas will be invited to express an interest in various species-specific incentives including:

  • Installation of nest boxes, artificial nesting sites and the protection of existing nesting trees
  • Pest control
  • Protecting and enhancing endangered Box Gum Grassy Woodlands (specific to the Snowy Valleys, Cootamundra-Gundagai, Hilltops, Bland, Temora, West Wyalong, Wagga Wagga areas only)
  • Site specific revegetation activities
  • Improving landholder knowledge and skills

The grant program is a targeted, competitive grant opportunity offered and will be open until 30 March 2024. If grant funds are not fully allocated in Round 1, future subsequent rounds will be advertised.

Successful grantees will be required to enter a 10-year funding agreement and complete on-ground activities in an 18-month period.

To ensure your application has the best chance of success, all applicants are encouraged to read the program guidelines prior to applying.

Complete the EOI

For more information, please contact:

Cherie White, Senior Land Services Officer - NRM
0427 407 126 or cherie.white@lls.nsw.gov.au

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