Achievements

Grants

Parks Victoria: Healthy Parks Healthy People Community Groups Grants

  • 2009-10
  • 2010-11

North Central Catchment Management Authority

  • 2008 Landcare Start-up Grant
  • 2010 Second Generation Landcare Maintenance Grant
  • 2010 Second Generation Landcare Project Grant
  • 2011 Second Generation Landcare Maintenance Grant
  • 2012 25th Anniversary of Landcare Grant
  • 2013 Second Generation Landcare Project Grant
  • 2013-14 Victorian Landcare Grant 
  • 2014-15 Victorian Landcare Grant
  • 2015-16 Victorian Landcare Grant

Mount Alexander Shire Council

  • 2010 Community Environment Grant
  • 2011 Community Grant
  • 2012 Community Grant
  • 2013 Community Grant
  • 2013 Roadside Weeds Funding
  • 2014 Roadsides Weed Program 
  • 2013-14 Strengthening Our Community Grant
  • 2014-15 Strengthening Our Community Grant
  • 2015-16 Strengthening Our Community Grant

Australian Government Volunteer Grants

  • 2009
  • 2013
  • 2016

The Norman Wettenhall Foundation

  • Small Environmental Grant 2016

Awards

  • 2006 Ian Grenda (TCCC President) nominated for Individual Landcare Person of the Year
  • 2007 Ian Grenda (TCCC President) nominated for Parks Victoria Kookaburra Award
  • 2008 Ian Grenda (TCCC President) nominated for Individual Landcare Person of the Year
  • 2011 Ian Grenda (TCCC President) nominated for Parks Victoria Kookaburra Award
  • 2011 Ian Grenda – Maldon Citizen of the Year
  • 2012 Tarrangower Cactus Control Committee Semi-Finalist in Parks Victoria Environment and Sustainability Award
  • 2012 Tarrangower Cactus Control Committee nominated for Regional Achievement and Community Award
  • 2013 Tarrangower Cactus Control Group nominated for Parks Victoria 2013 Kookaburra Awards
  • Certificate of Appreciation from the Federal Government for International Volunteers Day
  • 2014 Maldon Easter Parade First Prize ‘Best Community Entry’
  • 2014 Nominated for Kookaburra Award, Parks Victoria, ‘Conserving Special Places’
  • 2015 Maldon Easter Parade First Prize ‘Best Community Entry’
  • 2016 Maldon Easter Parade First Prize ‘Best Community Entry’

Increased Field Day Participation:

The first regular Field Day was held in April 2006 with 14 volunteers attending. However, eight years later, we have increased the volunteer participation with a monthly average of 40 during the 2013 season and a record 54 volunteers present at the first Field Day in 2014.

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