Rivercare - Friends of Bennett Brook

Rivercare - Friends of Bennett Brook

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Community Rivercare Program Round Five successful grants

The successful applicants for the Community Rivercare Program Round 5 were announced by the Honourable Reece Whitby, Minister for Environment, on the 21 January 2022.

Almost $1 million in grants has been handed to projects that will improve the health and habitat of the Swan and Canning rivers and will be delivered over the next four years.

Successful grants ranged from sea scouts improving nearby water bird habitat to foreshore revegetation by friends of local waterways.

Since its inception in 2018-19, the McGowan Government's Community Rivercare Program has funded 46 projects through 29 volunteer-based community groups.

The next round of Community Rivercare Grants will be opening 4 July 2022.

The successful Grants in Round Five were:

  • Friends of Kadina Brook Kadina Brook Living Stream $31,177.92
  • South-East Regional Centre for Urban Landcare (SERCUL) Rehabilitation of the Canning-Yule Brook Confluence $45,861.00
  • Friends of Lion Mill Creek Restoring Lion Mill Creek Mt Helena - Stage 3 $23,821.84
  • Swan Estuary Reserves Action Group Restoring and caring for the Alfred Cove A-Class Nature Reserve 35066 $87,240.00
  • Friends of Gabbiljee Restoration of Gabbiljee Reserve, Bull Creek $19,120.00
  • Ellen Brockman Integrated Catchment Group Post Wildfire Restoration of Ellen Brook and Nature Reserve $149,820.00
  • Canning Sea Scouts Canning Sea Scout Hall foreshore habitat restoration $13,463.00
  • Harry Hunter Rehabilitation Group Harry Hunter Rehabilitation of the Canning River Stage 3 $51,300.00
  • Friends of Bennett Brook Marshall Road North Riparian Restoration and Habitat Improvement Project $120,897.69
  • Ellen Brockman Integrated Catchment Group Rocky Creek Bank Stabilisation $5,000.00 Friends of St Leonards Creek St Leonards Creek Restoration Project $46,620.69
  • Canning River Residents Environment Protection Association Revegetation of the Rossmoyne foreshore of the Canning River near the former Halophila Bay $9,348.85
  • Friends of Southern River Reserve Southern River Community Restoration Project $47,600.00
  • Armadale Gosnells Landcare Group Ecological Enhancement of the Wungong River at Palomino Reserve $22,150.00
  • Ellen Brockman Integrated Catchment Group Lower Yalyal Restoration $36,179.00
  • Friends of Pioneer Park Heritage Trail Mount Helena to Stoneville Waterway and Riparian Rehabilitation $65,270.65
  • Helena River Catchment Group Picnic grounds rehabilitation plan $19,907.80
  • Susannah Brook Catchment Group Twelve Mile Spring Revegetation $10,648.00
  • Friends of Astley River Park Restoration of the Canning River Foreshore Astley River Park $68,500.00
  • Ellen Brockman Integrated Catchment Group Ellen Brook Floodplain Restoration at Belhus East $41,217.00