Regional Landscapes and Targeted Action Project Funding 2017-18

Project TitleSpecies to BenefitRegionFundingPartners

Bass Coast Biolinks

Southern Brown Bandicoot, Growling Grass Frog, Giant Gippsland Earthworm

Gippsland

$110,988.00

Bass Coast Landcare Network, Landowners, Volunteers, Bass Coast Shire Council

Securing the permanent restoration of Green Swamp across public and private land

Growling Grass Frog, Western Swamp Crayfish, Brolga, Australasian Bittern

Barwon South West

$160,000.00

Nature Glenelg Trust, Glenelg Hopkins Catchment Management Authority, Parks Victoria, DELWP, Trust for Nature, Hamilton Field Naturalists Club

Box and Ironbark Alliance - Saving the System

Swift Parrot, Squirrel, Glider, Brush-tailed Phascogale, Grey-crowned Babbler, Bandy Bandy

Hume

$150,000.00

DELWP, Whroo Goldfields Conservation Management Network, Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority

Genetic Rescue of the Button Wrinklewort on the Gippsland Plains

Button Wrinklewort

Gippsland

$84,400.00

Arthur Rylah Institute, DELWP Gippsland, Chair of Knob Reserve Joint Committee of Management (Gunaikurnai  Aboriginal Land & Water Corporation), Monash University

Recover Red Gum Woodlands and Threatened Species on the Gippsland Plains- Urgent Actions

Matted, Flax-lily, Purple Diuris Orchid

Gippsland

$50,000.00

DELWP, Country Fire Authority

The Biodiversity Hubs Project: Protecting and Connecting species and communities in Melbourne’s West

Velvet Daisy Bush, Bacchus Marsh Varnish Wattle, Clover Glycine, Brush Tailed Phascogale, Swift Parrot, Growling Grass Frog

Grampians

$130,000.00

Trust for Nature

Wilkin Pine Wildling Control

Red-tailed Black Cockatoo

Barwon South West

$100,000.00

Conservation Volunteers Australia, DELWP

Southern Right Whale (SRW) calf survival assessment

Southern Right Whale

Barwon South West

$30,000.00

3FB Aerworx, Arthur Rylah Institute

Fish Impoundments Supplementing Habitats (FISH) Initiative - Proof of concept phase

Southern Pygmy-perch

Hume

$40,000.00

Arthur Rylah Institute, North East Region, Wangaratta Sustainability- Restoring our waterways, North-East Catchment Management Authority

Djandak Wii on Private Land

Swift Parrot, Plains Wanderer

Loddon Mallee

$102,800.00

Djandnak, Barrapa Landcare, Country Fire Authority, Bush Heritage Australia

Conservation Futures - Threat reduction

Brush-tailed Phascogale, Slender-tailed Dunnart, Eltham Copper Butterfly, Round-leaf, Pomaderris, Matted Flax-lily, Clover Glycine, Rosella Spider Orchid, Charming Spider Orchid, Wine-lipped Spider Orchid

Port Phillip & Westernport

$125,000.00

Parks Victoria, City of Whittlesea, Nillumbik Shire Council, Nillumbik Landcare Network, Trust for Nature

Determining the status of threatened Hooded Scalyfoot and other grasslands fauna to inform grasslands management

Hooded Scaly-foot

Loddon Mallee

$39,200.00

Arthur Rylah Institute, Parks Victoria, North Central Catchment Management Authority

Recovery of the critically endangered Heath Skink Liopholis multiscutata

Heath Skink

Loddon Mallee

$25,200.00

Arthur Rylah Institute, Parks Victoria, Mallee Catchment Management Authority, Contractor

Gabo Island rat eradication to enhance habitat for ground nesting shore birds

Little Penguin, Short-tailed Shearwater, Wedge-tailed, Shearwater, White-faced Storm-Petrel

Gippsland

$40,000.00

Parks Victoria

Threatened species sanctuary for South Gippsland

Strzelecki Gum, Powerful Owl, Eastern Great Egret, Southern Brown Bandicoot,

Gippsland

$64,840.00

GM Holden, Bass Coast Landcare Network, Green Army

Recovery actions for 7 endemic and threatened Victorian galaxiids species - predator control and translocation

West Gippsland Galaxias, Morwell Galaxias,  Tapered Galaxias, Shaw Galaxias, McDowall’s Galaxias, East Gippsland Galaxias, Roundsnout Galaxias

Gippsland

$70,000.00

Arthur Rylah Institute, DELWP - Gippsland Region, East Gippsland Catchment Management Authority, West Gippsland Catchment Management Authority, Parks Victoria, Australian Trout Foundation

Nationally threatened Glenelg Freshwater Mussel – completing the last piece of the first step forwards

Glenelg Freshwater Mussel

Barwon South West

$24,000.00

Arthur Rylah Institute, Glenelg Hopkins Catchment Management Authority, DELWP - Barwon South West Region

Remnant rescue - restoration of additional woodland bird habitat

Victorian Temperate Woodland Bird, Community

Loddon Mallee

$75,225.00

Dja Dja Wurrung

Littoral Rainforest Deer Control Project Plan - Lake Tyers, East Gippsland

Littoral Rainforest and Coastal Vine Thickets of Eastern, Australia,  Yellow wood, Buchan Blue Wattle Limestone Pomaderris

Gippsland

$70,000.00

Trust For Nature, East Gippsland Rainforest Conservation Management Network

Midlands Community based Threatened species Projects

Wombat Bossiaea, Basalt Peppercress, Fragrant leek orchid, Plains Grassland,

Grampians

$34,500.00

Basalt Peppercress Working Group, Ballarat Botanic Gardens, Royal Botanic Gardens, Dowling Forest Cemetery Trust, Friends of Brisbane Ranges

Banksia spinulosa recruitment and fire severity

Banksia spinulosa

Port Phillip & Westernport

$25,000.00

Arthur Rylah Institute, Parks Victoria, Port Phillip DELWP

Locating and protecting Growling grass frog and its habitat in the Moorabool Catchment Landcare area.

Growling Grass Frog

Grampians

$21,500.00

Barwon Water, Corangamite Catchment Management Authority, Moorabool Shire Council

Barapa Land & Water - Healthy Country Plan biodiversity on ground project and community project

Plains Wanderer, Bush-stone Curlew, Hooded Scaly-foot, Northern Plains Grassland community

Loddon Mallee

$65,000.00

Djandak, Parks Vic, Trust for Nature, Barapa Barapa, Barapa Land & Water Landcare

Improving the quality and connectedness of native grassland communities on the Victorian Volcanic Plain

Striped Legless Lizard, Golden Sun Moth,  White Sunray, Natural Temperate Grassland of the Victorian, Volcanic Plain, Grassy Eucalypt Woodland of the Victorian Volcanic Plain

Barwon South West

$65,000.00

Corangamite Catchment Management Authority, Glenelg Hopkins Catchment Management Authority, Local Government (Golden Plains Shire, Corangamite Shire, Colac Otway Shire, Moyne Shire, Ararat, Southern Grampians Shire), VicRoads, Country Fire Authority, La Trobe University, Federation University, VVP Conservation Management Network, DELWP, Arthur Rylah Institute

A long-term solution to hollow loss in the conservation of the threatened Brush-tailed Phascogale

Brush-tailed Phascogale

Loddon Mallee

$21,600.00

Southern Cross University, Brush-tailed Phascogale Recovery Team (WERPP), Upper Campaspe Landcare Network, City of Whittlesea, Treetec, Woodend Mens shed, AXIS Disability Employment Services, Cobaw Mens shed, Macedon Ranges Wildlife Network, Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning, Connecting Country, Kyneton Secondary College, Melbourne University, Friends of Bald Hill Reserve

Prioritising private land for permanent protection

Grey, Box Grassy Woodlands, Buloke Woodlands, White box-Yellow Box- Blakely's Red Gum, Grassy Woodlands

Hume

$40,365.00

DELWP, North East Catchment Management Authority, Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority

Murray Hardyhead: addressing critical knowledge gaps to improve conservation outcomes

Murray Hardyhead

Loddon Mallee

$90,000.00

DELWP, North Central Catchment Management Authority, Mallee Catchment Management Authority, Victorian Environmental Water Holder

Strategic & coordinated weed management in Lower Glenelg Discovery Bay

Maroon Leek-Orchid; Metallic Sun-Orchid; Colourful Spider-Orchid; Coast Helmet-, Orchid; Scented Spider-Orchid; Leafy Greenhood; Mellblom’s Spider-Orchid; Swamp, greenhood; Maroon Leek-Orchid; Coast Leek-orchid; Limestone Ridge Spider-orchid; Eucalyptus leucoxylon subsp. Megalocarpa; Ixodia achillaeoides subsp. Arenicola; Ovalleaf, Logania; Australasian bittern; Curlew sandpiper; Fairy tern; Hooded plover; Little, galaxias; Yarra pygmy perch; Growling grass frog; Rufous Bristlebird; Ground Parrot; Orange, Bellied Parrot; Ancient greenling

Barwon South West

$105,000.00

Nelson Coastcare, Parks Victoria

Mitigating risk of climate change to the threatened rainforest herb Astelia australiana

Astelia australiana

Port Phillip & Westernport

$23,000.00

DELWP Port Phillip Region, Parks Victoria, The Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne

Citizen surveys for vulnerable Greater Gliders, Powerful owls and Phascogales in the central highlands

Greater Glider, Powerful Owl, Brush-tailed Phascogale

Loddon Mallee

$23,700.00

Upper Campaspe Landcare Network, Wombat Forestcare, Deep Creek Landcare Network, Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning, Friends of Bald Hill Reserve, Southern Cross University

Rewilding the Desert - Threatened species recovery, education & citizen science

Malleefowl, Little Pygmy Possum

Grampians

$50,000.00

FAUNA Research Alliance

Preventing Barred Galaxias extinction in Goulburn River headwater streams

Barred Galaxias

Hume

$105,000.00

Arthur Rylah Institute

Threatened alpine reptiles and frogs – knowing when and how to intervene

Alpine She-oak Skink, Alpine Tree Frog, Guthega Skink

Hume

$75,000.00

Hotham and Falls Creek Alpine Resorts, Zoos Victoria, Parks Victoria

Malleefowl Conservation Project

Malleefowl

Grampians

$80,000.00

Berengi Gadjin Land Council, Wimmera Catchment Management Authority, DELWP, University of Melbourne, National Malleefowl Recover Team, Parks Victoria

Estimating the density of Greater Gliders to guide on-ground management actions

Greater Glider  

Port Phillip & Westernport

$390,000.00

Arthur Rylah Institute, DELWP, Port Phillip Region, DELWP, Gippsland Region, DELWP, Hume Region, DELWP

Conserving Port Phillip Threatened Flora - Western Suburbs Basalt-Peppercress, Rolling out Frankston Spider-orchid, Revitalising Kilsyth-South Spider-orchid

Western Suburbs Basalt-Peppercress, Kilsyth South Spider-orchid, Frankston Spider-orchid

Port Phillip & Westernport

$42,100.00

Maroondah Shire Council, Mornington Peninsula Shire Council, Friends of Bungalook Conservation Reserves, Australasian Native Orchid Society (Victoria Group) Inc, Country Fire Authority, DELWP Port Phillip, Brimbank City Council, Hume City Council, Cairnlea Conservation Reserves Committee of Management

Bush Stone-curlew recovery in the Koonda Hills, north east Victoria

Bush Stone-curlew

Hume

$39,800.00

Sheep Pen Creek Land Management Group, Mulligan's Flat Sanctuary, ACT

The critically endangered Hooded Scaly-foot - managing for its recovery in north-western Victoria

Hooded Scaly-foot

Loddon Mallee

$35,095.00

Trust for Nature, Mallee Catchment Management Authority, DELWP Loddon Mallee, Arthur Rylah Institute

Ground truthing of alpine bogs

Alpine Bog Community

Hume

$50,000.00

n/a

Wilkin Woodlands and Wetlands: additional outcomes for priority wetlands and SE Red-tailed Black-cockatoo

Red-tailed Black-cockatoo, Growling Grass Frog, Little Galaxias, Australasian Bittern, Brolga

Barwon South West

$125,000.00

Nature Glenelg Trust, RTBC Recovery Team, Parks Victoria, DELWP, Glenelg Hopkins Catchment Management Authority

Investigating nest box use and effectiveness in Victoria

Turquoise Parrot, Brush-tailed Phascogale

Loddon Mallee

$98,000.00

Arthur Rylah Institute, DELWP - Loddon Mallee, LaTrobe University, DELWP - Port Philip

Conserving Threatened Invertebrates of the Western Strzeleckis

Narracan Burrowing Crayfish; Strzelecki Burrowing Crayfish; Warragul Burrowing Crayfish; Giant Gippsland Earthworm

Gippsland

$97,500.00

Trust for Nature

Enhancing significant ecological communities and threatened flora and fauna of the Western District Lakes – Wetlands

Stony Knoll Shrublands, Grassy, Eucalypt Woodland of the Victorian Volcanic Plain, Stony Rises Woodland, Salt-lake Tussock-grass, Spiny Peppercress, Corangamite Water Skink, Brolga, Growling Grass Frog

Barwon South West

$50,000.00

Corangamite Catchment Management Authority, Department of Environment , Land, Water and Planning, Parks Victoria

Unique Wimmera Eucalypt Conservation Plan

Eucalypt species

Grampians

$19,150.00

DELWP, Parks Victoria, Narri Seed, Kevin Rule, Wail Nursery

Reptile Survey Blitz in North East Victorian Granitics

Proximus Blind, Snake, Inland Carpet Python, Bearded Dragon, Lace Monitor, Bandy-bandy

Hume

$40,000.00

Parks Victoria

Re-establishing Macquarie perch in the Ovens River: Demonstrating outcomes from a five-year recovery program

Macquarie perch

Hume

$103,908.00

Arthur Rylah Institute, DELWP Hume, Monash University, Victorian Fisheries Authority, North East Catchment Management Authority, Wangaratta Sustainability- Restoring our Waterways, VR Fish, NE Angling association, Ovens Landcare Network, Myrtleford and District Sports Fishing Club (& other angling clubs)

Red fin (English perch) eradication to reduce predation on Nationally threatened Macquarie perch

Macquarie perch

Hume

$32,700.00

Arthur Rylah Institute, Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority, Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority

Western Victorian Woodlands Protection and Enhancement Phase 2

Red-tailed Black, Cockatoo, Growling Grass Frog, Bush-stone Curlew, Forked sprydium

Grampians

$200,000.00

Trust for Nature

Safeguarding Spotted Tree Frogs

Spotted Tree Frog

Hume

$75,000.00

Arthur Rylah Institute, DELWP Hume Region, Zoos Victoria, Cesar Pty Ltd

Murray To Mallee Connections 2017-2018

Semi-arid Buloke and Pine Woodland

Loddon Mallee

$71,500.00

Mallee Catchment Management Authority
, Parks Victoria
Private Landholders

Targeted Brush-tailed Phascogale surveys at Woodlands Historic Park and Greenvale Recreation Reserve

Brush-tailed Phascogale

Port Phillip & Westernport

$6,500.00

Parks Victoria, Conservation Volunteers Australia

Connecting and Protecting Species (TFN BOGA extension)

Brush-tailed Phascogale, Power Owl, Growling Grass Frog, Diamond Firetail, Speckled Warbler, Velvet Daisy-bush, Clover Glycine, Crimson, Spider Orchid

Grampians

$50,000.00

Parks Victoria, Port Phillip and Westernport Catchment Management Authority

Re-snagging the lower Loddon River for threatened large-bodied fish

Murray cod, Silver Perch

Loddon Mallee

$93,552.80

Goulburn Murray Water, Community volunteers (WaterWatch), VicRoads

Increasing Indigenous Participation in NRM on the Mornington Peninsula - training in Conservations Land Management

 

Port Phillip & Westernport

$55,000.00

Holmesglen TAFE, Trust for Nature

New Holland Mouse - Habitat Connectivity Corridor

New Holland Mouse

Gippsland

$30,000.00

Gippsland Water, DELWP

Making habitat management easier for landholders and targeting threats in priority areas for Plains Wanderers

Plains Wanderer  

Loddon Mallee

$65,000.00

DELWP – Loddon Mallee, Trust for Nature, Barapa Barapa Land and Water Landcare Group

Towards recovery of the declining Murray Darling lineage of southern pygmy perch.

Southern Pygmy-perch

Loddon Mallee

$44,052.00

Australia and New Guinea Fish Association, Bendigo Regional Council, Native Fish Australia

Removal of Pine Wildlings at Clarkesdale Bird Sanctuary, Linton

Painted, Honeyeater, Powerful Owl, Growling Grass Frog, Grey Goshawk, Spotted Quail-thrush, Diamond Firetail, Black-eared Cuckoo, Woodland, Bird Community

Grampians

$23,500.00

Birdlife Australia Ltd

Mallee Dunefields to the Big Desert 2017/18

Chariot Wheels, Erect Peppercress, Slender, Darling-pea, Winged Peppercress, Black-eared Miner, Mallee Emu-wren, Malleefowl, Plains Wanderer, Red-lored Whistler, Regent Parrot, South-eastern Long-eared Bat

Loddon Mallee

$71,500.00

Mallee Catchment Management Authority, Parks Victoria, Private Landholders

Northern Mallee Woodlands 2017/18

Semi-arid North-West Plains Buloke Grassy Woodland

Loddon Mallee

$71,500.00

Mallee Catchment Management Authority, Parks Victoria, Private Landholder (Trust For Nature)

Tackling Pests in the Mallee

Murray Darling Carpet Python, Regent Parrot, Muellers Skink, Kneed Swainson-pea, Inland Daisy

Loddon Mallee

$137,500.00

Mallee Catchment Management Authority, Mildura Rural City Council, Private Landholders (Trust For Nature)

Large Brown Tree Frog - Litoria littlejohni. Habitat enhancement project

Large Brown Tree Frog

Gippsland

$20,000.00

Parks Victoria

Commencing restoration of Walker Swamp and the Wannon River Floodplain adjacent to the Grampians NP

Growling Grass Frog, Western Swamp Crayfish, Australasian Bittern, Brolga, Little Galaxias

Grampians

$150,000.00

Nature Glenelg Trust, Glenelg Hopkins Catchment Management Authority, Parks Victoria, DELWP, Hamilton Field Naturalists Club

Orange-bellied Parrot Winter Monitoring

Orange-bellied Parrot

Barwon South West

$60,000.00

BirdLife Australia, Nature Glenelg Trust

Expansion of a Metallic Sun-orchid (Thelymitra epipactoides) Translocation Recipient Site at Dutson Downs

Metallic Sun-orchid

Gippsland

$6,000.00

Gippsland Water, DELWP & RGB - Cranbourne, Australasian Native Orchid Society, West Gippsland Catchment Management Authority

Propagation of Wellington Mint-bush for translocation into a new site at Dutson Downs.

Wellington Mint-bush

Gippsland

$10,000.00

Gippsland Water, DELWP, Parks Victoria, GLaWAC

Gene pool mixing in the eastern barred bandicoot

Eastern Barred Bandicoot

Barwon South West

$20,000.00

Mt Rothwell

Total  

$4,700,175.80

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