Grants open for community tree planting projects 

Round 3 of the 20 Million Trees Program is open and community groups, organisations and individuals are invited to apply for grants to start their own tree planting projects.

Federal Member for Pearce, Christian Porter, said that the Liberal Government’s 20 Million Trees Program will see 20 million trees planted across Australia by 2020.

“Grants between $20,000 and $100,000 for tree planting projects that will put back threatened bushland and support threatened species are now available,” Mr Porter said.  .

“This is a great opportunity for the many people in our community who are committed to looking after our local environment and improving our green spaces.

“Green spaces connect communities to the environment and improve the liveability of our towns and cities.

“I encourage interested parties to apply for projects that will provide valuable benefits to the environment and for our local community.”

Application for grants under the 20 Million Tree Program Round 3 close on 15 August 2017.

The 20 Million Trees initiative is an important part of the Liberal Government’s National Landcare Programme.

More information is available at www.nrm.gov.au/20-million-trees.