PHCC Threatened Ecological Communities (TECs) Grant
Closing Date: 28 October 2016
Amount: Total funds avail. $100,000
Funding is available through the Australian Government’s National Landcare Program to protect and maintain the Eucalypt Woodlands of Western Australian Wheatbelt, a National Threatened Ecological Community (TEC), within the Peel-Harvey Region.
Funding is available to support farmers, landowners and Local Governments to undertake on-ground works within the Hotham-Williams sub-catchment (see Map).
Applications will only be considered for patches of Eucalyptus Woodlands that:
- are reasonably intact and have a minimum patch size of 5 hectares (12.5 acres) where mature trees are present, with at least 5 such trees per half hectare; or
- are reasonably intact and have a minimum patch size of 2 hectares (5 acres) where the Woodland includes:
- a high quality of native understorey;
- mature trees that have a diameter, at breast height, of 30 cm or more, and contain hollows.
Priority will be given to private landholdings. Projects will protect and maintain Eucalyptus Woodlands through any or all of the following activities:
- Access control – fencing
- Weed control
- Feral animal control – baits
For further information or to discuss your eligibility, please call PHCC’s Mel Durack on 0455 166 780, Wednesdays and Thursdays, or email firstname.lastname@example.org Application form can be downloaded here.