Tuesday, August 24, 2010

The Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority (GB CMA) is offering property owners in the bushfire affected areas with an opportunity for financial assistance along waterways burnt in the 2009 fires. Landowners may be eligible for assistance with stream side fencing, revegetation to re-establish riparian vegetation along waterways and subsidies for off stream water points. This support is only available for a short time with works needing to be completed before the end of June 2011.

Why is this important?

Riparian land along waterways are ecologically important and excluding stock from these areas have significant outcomes to water quality, biodiversity and land management. The GB CMA is committed to assisting landowners with stock exclusion through permanent fencing, revegetation of native plants for the improvement of the riparian vegetation, and providing landowners assistance with alternative watering points for stock away from waterways.

If you are interested in assistance from the GB CMA please phone the office on 5736 0100 or for more information go to our website and download our Fire Recovery Waterway Grants Brochure
www.gbcma.vic.gov.au .

GBCMA Recovery Grants