Four Otago conservation projects have been granted $475,000
to help further their work, Associate Conservation Minister
Nicky Wagner announced today.
At Glenfalloch, on Otago Peninsula this morning Ms Wagner
announced the Otago Penginsula Biodiversity Group would
receive $135,000 towards its work removing possums from the
peninsula from the Community Conservation Partnership Fund.
Then at Orokonui Ecosanctuary the associate minister
announced $278,000 in funding for Orokonui Ecosanctuary
itself and $52,000 for the Landscape Connections Trust which
wanted to enhance land around the ecosanctuary.
The Herbert Heritage Group was awarded $9000 towards the
Waianakarua River Mouth Wetlands Development Project.
The Community Conservation Partnership Fund provides $26
million over four years to community organisations doing
natural heritage and recreation projects.