More Local Community-Driven Environmental Projects Funded

Published on Friday, 2 September 2022 at 1:02:53 PM

At the 25 August Ordinary Council Meeting, Council agreed to support a range of environmental projects with environmental grant funding.
Each year since 2019, the Shire of Dandaragan has allocated up to $30,000 from the Protection of the Environment annual budget towards an Environmental Grant program.
This round, 2 applications were submitted by community organisations.  Congratulations to the following successful recipients:
  • Jurien Bay Regional Herbarium Group for the Dandaragan Shire Foreshore Weed Eradication Program (3-year project) who received $9,960 for year 1, $10,000 for year 2 (2023/24) and $10,000 for year 3 (2024/25);
  • Cervantes Ratepayers and Progress Association for the Osprey Nesting Platforms Project - Cervantes who received $10,000.
We would like to thank this years applicants for taking the time to complete and submit their applications. 
Letters advising groups of grant conditions and payment will be sent to applicants over the coming weeks.
We encourage all local community groups / organisations to apply in future grant rounds.

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