2008-2009

Projects were undertaken at 19 farm sites including:

  • 58 hectares revegetated;
  • 7 hectares of remnant woodlands protected – over 1,250 metres of fencing installed;
  • 56 hectares treated for serrated tussock;
  • 56 hectares treated for rabbits;
  • 41 hectares treated for boxthorn.

 

Grow West also supported projects at:

  • Rowsley Valley – controlled Serrated Tussock on 38 hectares and revegetated 13 hectares of land with 12,000 seedlings;
  • Myrniong – revegetated 11.5 hectares with 12,000 seedlings at the W.James Whyte Island Reserve in partnership with Conservation Volunteers Australia and Victorian National Parks Association to advance the establishment of a ‘Myrniong Biolink’;
  • Ballan-Greendale Road – revegetated 5.2 hectares with 5,200 seedlings to create a biolink along a tributary to Korjamnunnip Creek.
  • Funding
  • Secured funding of $165,000 from Computershare e-Tree via Landcare Australia Limited
  • Secured $20,000 from the Vision for Werribee Plains