Noosa Biosphere reserve Grants Round - 2015/16

Around $600,000 was committed towards five key projects leveraging a total value of approximately $2 million from additional co-investment.

 

PROJECT PROPONENT PROJECT AMOUNT PROJECT SUMMARY
Noosa & District Landcare  Keeping it in Kin Kin   $75,000 Support critical soil, water and vegetation systems that underpin our local and regional economy and environment, not just in Kin Kin, but also downstream to Noosa. Read more...
Noosa Parks Association and The Thomas Foundation
Bring Back the Fish                         
$485,500 This project aims to achieve the progressive re-establishment and restoration of resilient aquatic ecosystems in the Noosa Estuary, River and Lakes system by restoring a lost habitat. Read more...
University of the Sunshine Coast Mapping Koala Health  $65,500 The first field based fine-scale distribution and population health study of koalas across the Noosa Biosphere Reserve using conservation detection dogs. Read more...
Noosa Community Biosphere Association (NCBA) Understand Our Biosphere $20,000 Engage the Noosa community to better understand our biosphere reserve by developing a package of information materials and workshops. Read more...
Noosa Integrated Catchment Association (NICA) Botanical Field Guide                         
$15,000 Publish and market a book of sedges to better inform botany practitioners, create responsible human behaviour and vegetation management within the Noosa Biosphere Reserve. Read more...

 

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