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Limestone Coast Grassroots Grants


The Limestone Coast Landscape Board's Grassroots Grants program supports individuals, volunteers, community groups and other organisations working on a not-for-profit basis, with local landscape management projects.

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2022/2023 Grassroots Grant Recipients

Applicant

Project Name

Project focus

Council Area

Holdfast Art Project

Holdfast Art Project

Exploring the crucial role algae plays in marine ecology by engagement and education of the community using art, research, presentations, underwater film, documentaries, drawing on Beach and exhibitions.

District Council of Grant

City of Mount Gambier

The City of Mount Gambier

Weed Control

Identifying and implementing actions to help restore, enhance and protect the heritage landscape values within the Crater Lakes Precinct.

City of Mount Gambier

Grant High School

Walking with Seasons

Students participate in a one semester unit focusing on Science and HASS curriculum to incorporate Indigenous perspectives within the local community and context.

District Council of Grant

City of Mount Gambier

Naracoorte Lucindale Council

Restoration of Naracoorte Creek

Restore the natural environment through removing weed species from the creek and riparian zone and planting endemic species to improve habitat and amenity.

Naracoorte Lucindale Council

MURRABINNA S33 BLACKFORD LTD

Back to Blackford - Back to Country

A 'back to country' project, enhancing, strengthening and sustaining connectedness to family, community and place through constructively and proactively working together to improve the environment at Blackford using Aboriginal message stick framework and six seasons planning.

Kingston District Council

Avenue Tree Group

Avenue Fire Recovery - Green is the new Black Rnd 2

Supporting landscape scale fire recovery and increasing community awareness of, and involvement in landcare initiatives through planting and guarding program.

Naracoorte Lucindale Council

The Trustee for Nature Glenelg Trust

Updating knowledge on critically endangered southern bent-wing bat cave habitat

Audit of key southern bent-wing bat caves to gather up-to-date information on access, maintenance, and other issues relevant to human and bat use.

Naracoorte Lucindale Council

District Council of Robe

Wattle Range Council

District Council of Grant

City of Mount Gambier

Grain Producers SA

Growing Great Grain on healthy soil

Production of a series of videos to capture and promote the sustainable practices used by Limestone Coast farmers to keep their soils and grains healthy.

Coorong District Council

Tatiara District Council

Kingston District Council

Naracoorte Lucindale Council

Wattle Range Council

Mundulla Common Working Group supported by Tatiara District Council

Mundulla Common Enhancement, Wetland Understanding and Community Engagement

Ongoing weed control encouraging regeneration of native species to improve wetland & creek health in the Mundulla Commons.

Tatiara District Council

Port MacDonnell Landcare Group

Springcare: Community caring for karst springs and fens of the lower limestone coast

Community-delivered water quality sampling and wetland restoration activities at nationally endangered karst spring sites, associated fens and coastal wetlands.

District Council of Grant

MacKillop Farm Management Group

MFMG Farm Discussion Groups

Implementation of a farm discussion group model in the Limestone Coast, engaging local primary producers and helping these producers to adopt and implement sustainable land management practices.

Coorong District Council

Tatiara District Council

Kingston District Council

Naracoorte Lucindale Council

District Council of Robe

Wattle Range Council

District Council of Grant

City of Mount Gambier

Nature Foundation Limited

Geegeela Nature Reserve Spring Biological Survey

Investigate and identify threatened flora and fauna species within Geegeela Nature Reserve to inform effective conservation management strategies.

Tatiara District Council

Millicent High School

The Meeting Place and On Country Connections

Maintenance, upkeep and development of the Millicent High School Indigenous Garden as a community meeting space and link to local indigenous heritage.

Wattle Range Council

MacKillop Farm Management Group IncorporatedMeasuring sandy soil fertility performance with organic amendmentsThis trial aims to measure the most cost-effective conventional and alternative method/s for maintaining healthy soils in a grazing system, and to increase the knowledge and skills of the agricultural community so that they can maintain healthy soils in their production systems.Wattle Range Council
Friends of Canunda and Beachport ParksProtecting Lake Frome wetlands from Spiny RushThe plan is to maintain and enhance the agricultural and wetland values in the Lake Frome catchment by controlling spiny rush.
Wattle Range Council
Newbery Park Primary SchoolNewbery Park environmental and Aboriginal cultural programWorking on country to revegetate key landscape habitats while engaging students in Aboriginal culture and creating an awareness of environmental issues.
educating and partnering to sustainably manage our landscapes.
DC Grant/Wattle Range