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2004 BANKSIA ENVIRONMENTAL LEADERSHIP IN THE RURAL COMMUNITY AWARD

 2004 BANKSIA ENVIRONMENTAL LEADERSHIP IN THE RURAL COMMUNITY AWARD

Riverside Sanctuary, WA

Riverside Sanctuary is a farm venture integrating broad-acre cropping, land management initiatives and nature-based tourism. Protection and enhancement of the local environment has resulted from livestock exclusion from the riparian area, protection of remnant bushland and riverine ecosystems, a revegetation program, modified farming practices and interpretative activities aimed at increasing awareness of guests and the local community.

Finalists:

  • Phillip Island Landcare Group Inc, VIC
  • Stipa: Spearheading A Change In Attitude to Native Grasses, NSW
  • Yanakie Brigade Country Fire Authority, VIC