Are you working on an environmental project that could do with a boost?Every year Greater Wellington supports groups who are working to restore and protect native ecosystems on public land around Te Awarua-o-Porirua Harbour and the surrounding catchment area through the Community Environment Fund.Community projects from Churton Park up to Pukerua Bay and inland of Pauatahanui are eligible – see if your project falls into the area outlined in the map below. You can apply for up to $10,000 each year for up to 3 years to help restore native plants, improve the local ecology, and control pest plants and animals. Applications are open from Monday 17 August to 5pm Wednesday 30 September, and successful applicants will be announced before Monday 9 November. To submit your application or find out more and apply for the fund, head to: http://www.gw.govt.nz/communityfunding/Map of the are covered by the fund
Please also feel free to share this information with any contacts that you think would find it useful. I’m also sending this to Porirua City Council, Wellington City Council, the Guardians of Pauatahanui Inlet and NatureSpace.
Thanks for helping to spread the word!
Ngā mihi, Jo