Revitalising Private Conservation SA

Revitalising Private Conservation in South Australia program

Primary producers and conservation landholders will able to access expertise and resources for practical on-ground conservation work, which will improve the quality of their native vegetation and the financial sustainability of their properties. Good for farming, good for conservation!

Funded by the Government of South Australia, the program also provides existing and aspiring Heritage Agreement owners with an opportunity to access grants to plan and undertake important nature conservation works on those Heritage Agreements.

Nature Foundation will deliver this important initiative in partnership with Conservation SA, Livestock SA, Trees for Life SA, and Nature Conservation Society of South Australia. We're thrilled to be involved in this vital work with such an inspiring team.

The grants will be delivered through the following grant rounds:

  • Small Grants - up to $10,000, for better managing Heritage Agreement areas.
  • Linking Landscapes Grant - between $10,000 and $250,000, aimed at achieving landscape-scale conservation outcomes across multiple properties.​

Are you the owner of a Heritage Agreement?

If you are, we are here to listen to you. Have your say and be in the running to win a book valued at $80. The survey only takes 10–15 minutes to complete and all responses are confidential.

Take the survey now

The survey closes on Sunday 16 May and a summary of responses will be available on this page.

As a thank you, we will randomly select four survey participants who will win a copy of the book Mangroves to Mallee: The Complete Guide to the Vegetation of Temperate South Australia by Todd Berkinshaw.
If you have any questions, please contact Outreach Officers:
Aleesha Lesiuk - 0419 035 459 - [email protected]
Rebecca O'Leary - 0434 367 419 - [email protected]
Your responses will help guide the Revitalising Private Conservation in South Australia Program and help us to support you. Thank you for your participation! 

Linking Landscapes Grant round – now closed.    We are looking for innovative, collaborative and multi-property outcomes in this grant opportunity.  Coordinated action, in partnership with others, with a focus on climate adaptation outcomes, value for money and linking vegetation. Applications for this round are now closed and successful grant applications will be notified soon.

Successful recipients for 2020/21 Revitalising Private Conservation in South Australia Small Grant, Round 1 – we are pleased to announce that 70 projects have been allocated funding through the first Small Grants round.  All funded works will be carried out on Heritage Agreement sites, across South Australia. 

Revitalising Private Conservation in South Australia Small Grant, Round 2 - the second Small Grants round is anticipated to open in mid to late 2021.  Please watch this space for more information, or again, email the team at [email protected] if you would like us to contact you with an update.

Access to Advice – Our Outreach Officers can help you with your enquiries, whether it’s regarding protecting bush areas or managing Heritage Agreement sites.  We are always happy to talk over the phone and we are able to come and meet you at your Heritage Agreement area if that suits you.  We can also help you connect with other Heritage Agreement owners and relevant land management organisations.

Any questions?  Please contact the Revitalising Private Conservation in SA team:

Website – Facebook – email – Phone: 0436 431 660

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Contact Conservation SA on (08) 8223 5155, [email protected], or at our offices at the Joinery at 111 Franklin Street, Adelaide.

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