Glenthorne’s revegetation program receives funding boost from Australian Government
The Australian Government is investing $1.7 million in Glenthorne’s extensive ecological restoration program.
Federal Minister for the Environment Sussan Ley joined Minister for Environment and Water David Speirs at Glenthorne last month to announce Commonwealth funding support for the restoration works.
The investment will fund the cost to propagate 90,000 plants to restore threatened Grey Box Grassy Woodland within Glenthorne National Park-Ityamaiitpinna Yarta and will also include weed control programs and site preparation works across 165 hectares.
The 90,000 plants are in addition to the 36,000 plants placed in the ground earlier this year.
Funding for the Glenthorne National Park restoration initiative is provided through the Australian Government’s $100 million Environment Restoration Fund which targets three key priority areas: protecting threatened and migratory species and their habitats; improving Australia’s coasts, oceans and waterways; and increasing recycling of waste.