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Small Grants for Heritage Agreement sites (SA only) - closes 2 August

Revitalising Private Conservation in SA

Small Grants, of up to $10,000, are available for existing and aspiring Heritage Agreement owners in South Australia.

  • Applications are open 28 June to 2 August, 2021.

The Revitalising Private Conservation in South Australia program is an exciting collaboration between the non-government primary industries and conservation sectors. The program aims to expand the number, extent and quality of protected areas of native vegetation on private land in South Australia.

Landholders will be eligible for Small Grants up to $10,000 to improve and protect their existing or proposed Heritage Agreement area.

Aspiring Heritage Agreement landholders are also encouraged to apply - as part of the application process they will be assessed for Heritage Agreement suitability.

Eligible activities include:

  • Landholders who have applied previously, and have been unsuccessful in previous rounds, are encouraged to apply.
  • Management and/or action planning implementation.
  • Effective control of weeds, feral animals or over abundant native species.
  • Management of grazing impacts.
  • Repairing damaged areas i.e. sites previously used for dumping, sites being trespassed.
  • Internal property fencing to exclude stock from or reduce grazing pressure on proposed or current Heritage Agreement area.
  • Mapping of native plants or native vegetation communities.
  • Native animal survey (permits needed).
  • Habitat creation, including for threatened or declining species.
  • Improving water quality and quantity including decommissioning water points.
  • Revegetation with provenance seed.
  • Improving fire management for conservation purposes.
  • Trials of innovative conservation management techniques
  • Ecologically outcome-based burning
  • Landholder knowledge building activities such as workshops and developing local HA networks

Download the Application Guidelines here (pdf)

For more information or to apply, click here or contact:

Applications close 2 August, 2021.

Date published:

28-Jun-2021