The third round of the McGowan Government’s Community Rivercare Program is now open, with applications invited until September 23, 2019.
Over the course of the three-year program, not-for-profit community volunteer groups will have shared a total of $900,000 to help improve wildlife habitat, water quality and address foreshore erosion in the Swan Canning catchment.
Grant projects that received funding in round two included:
- Restoration of the Canning River foreshore and better links with Horley Road Wetland;
- Rehabilitation of the Canning River near Harry Hunter Rehabilitation Centre;
- Helena River weed control to promote natural regeneration;
- Lesmurdie Brook weed control and rehabilitation of eroded gully;
- Melville Beach Road stage one foreshore revegetation and weed control;
- Wright Brook river catchment restoration project;
- Jarrah Creek wildlife corridor habitat enhancement project;
- Salter Point community revegetation project; and
- Invasive water lily eradication program trial in the Canning River.
More information can be found here.