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Limestone Coast Grassroots Grants

The Limestone Coast Landscape Board's Grassroots Grants projects to receive funding for 2021 have been decided!

You can see the full list of Limestone Coast Grassroots Grants recipients and read about their projects in the table below and learn more about them by following us on social media.

2021/2022 Grassroots Grant Recipients

Applicant

Project Name

Project focus

Board priority

Council Area

MacKillop Farm Management Group Incorporated

Measuring sandy soil fertility performance with organic amendments

Measure the most cost-effective conventional and alternative methods for maintaining healthy soils in a grazing system. Increase skills and knowledge of the agricultural community so that they can maintain healthy soils in their production systems.

Educating and partnering to sustainably manage our landscapes

Wattle Range Council

Avenue Tree Group

Avenue fire recovery - Green is the new Black

Support landscape fire recovery and increase community awareness and involvement in landcare initiatives.

Educating and partnering to sustainably manage our landscapes

Naracoorte Lucindale Council

Friends of Canunda and Beachport Parks

Protecting Lake Frome wetlands from Spiny RushMaintain and enhance agricultural wetland values in the lake Frome catchment by controlling Spiny Rush.

Working collaboratively to manage pest plants and animals

Wattle Range Council

Mount Burr Trails Incorporated

Mount Burr Trails 'Lookout Loop' Trail, Weed Control and Revegetation

Undertake weed control before planting local natives to improve ecological integrity and to amenity of the 'Lookout Loop' trail area.

Working collaboratively to manage pest plants and animals

Wattle Range Council

Naracoorte South Primary School

Connecting with Culture and Restoring the Naracoorte South Nature Park

Improve and restore biodiversity and habitat conditions in the Naracoorte South Nature park, and educate and promote learning and connection with nature, biodiversity and indigenous culture within the school community.

Conserving and enhancing our region's biodiversity

Naracoorte Lucindale Council
Nature Glenelg Pty Ltd as trustee for Nature Glenelg Trust

Community monitoring and population estimates of Glenelg Spiny Crayfish

Obtain population estimates of Glenelg Spiny Crayfish and collect cultural and historical species information through community engagement.

Conserving and enhancing our region's biodiversity

District Council Grant
Newberry Park Primary SchoolEnvironmental and Aboriginal Cultural ProgramWorking on country to re-vegetate key landscape habitats while engaging students in Aboriginal culture and creating an awareness of environmental issues.

Educating and partnering to sustainably manage our landscapes

Wattle Range Council

Nature Glenelg Pty Ltd as trustee for Nature Glenelg Trust

Year 9 Science program at Mt Burr swamp

Year 9 High School students will be involved in the wetland assessment, data collection and interpretation as well as be included in the site management and restoration of the Mt Burr swamp.

Educating and partnering to sustainably manage our landscapes

Wattle Range, DC Grant, City of Mount Gambier

Port MacDonnell Landcare Group Inc.

SpringCare: Community caring for karst springs and fens

Community delivered monthly water quality sampling and wetland restoration activities at nationally endangered karst spring sites and associated fens.Protecting and balancing our region's water resources

District Council of Grant

The City of Mount Gambier

Crater Lakes Weed Control

Recognise and protect all of the heritage values of the Crater Lakes area by identifying the local natives species, the pest weeds and plants and heritage taxa and implementing control actions.

Educating and partnering to sustainably manage our landscapes

City of Mount Gambier

Vinehealth AustraliaImproving wine industry resilience to climate change

Deliver specialist technical advice for grapegrowers and winemakers on water use, efficient grapevine rootstocks suitable to combat climate change.

Protecting and balancing our region's water resourcesWattle Range Council