Saving Murray River turtles from extinction - this project unites a world- class research team with diverse industry partners, indigenous groups, and non-government organisations from three states to address a problem of national significance.CONTINUE READING
$300,000 for Private Land Conservation Grants in New South Wales. The Foundation for National Parks & Wildlife (FNPW) has allocated almost $2 million in Private Land Conservation Grants (PLCG) funding over the last ten years. This includes $300,000 being allocated this year to successful recipients of the grant’s program. With 80% of rainforests gone and the remainder fast disappearing, along with many threatened native wildlife, it is more important than ever to make a change.CONTINUE READING
And Celebrating 10 years of conservation on private land in NSW. FNPW
was awarded a grant via the LECG program administered by Environmental Trust in late 2016 - to support FNPW’s Nurturing PLC in NSW Project. FNPW was awarded the 2-year grant to research the impact of private land conservation in NSW over this period and research the social value of conservation activities.
Having bought their beautiful property on the Central Coast (Wamberal) of New South Wales in 2001, Tom and Ann Raine were quick to notice the original
bushland area was covered in several noxious, damaging weeds. They immediately set about transforming their once 4.5 hectares of grassy paddocks and
run-down bushland into part native garden and restored bushland - with the most apt of names - ‘Rainridge Wildlife Refuge'.