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.