Friends of Grasslands 2021 Grassy Ecosystem Grants

By Rhonda Daniels, enewsletter editor

The following information has been provided by Friends of Grasslands.

Apply now for grants

Friends of Grasslands (FoG) is again offering a small number of grants of up to $1500 each in 2021 to support projects that promote investment in the understanding, conservation and management of native grassy ecosystems. Any individual or organisation can apply.

Information for applicants and the 2021 Application Form are available from FoG’s website at http://www.fog.org.au/.

Closing date for applications is Friday 30 April 2021. Applicants will be notified of the outcomes of their applications by early June 2021.

For further information, registration of interest, or to discuss potential proposals, please contact FoG at supportedprojects@fog.org.au.

For an overview of who we are, how we operate and our activities, check our 2020 Annual Report at http://www.fog.org.au/AGMs.htm. The second last page of the report lists Grassy Ecosystem Grant projects and grant amounts awarded since 2017.


Survey Invitation Closing End March – Understanding the impact of Exotic Perennial Grasses in Threatened Ecological Communities in NSW

This is an invitation for you to participate in a research project being conducted by the University of Wollongong. The purpose of the research is to investigate the impact of exotic perennial grasses to native and threatened ecological communities in NSW, and to investigate the best-practice management of these invasive grasses. To understand exotic perennial grass impacts and management, the project seeks to survey people who have experience with these grasses and the communities they invade.

This is a last chance to participate in this survey which is to due close at the end of March 2021.

Contact: Julia Rayment, School of Earth, Atmospheric, and Life Sciences, University of Wollongong, 02 4252 8993, jrayment@uow.edu.au