Thirteen new Green Army projects announced

THIRTEEN new Green Army projects will roll out across the Northern Rivers and Clarence Valley in the programs second round of projects.

Member for Page Kevin Hogan said young people in Page who want to join the Green Army have the opportunity to join one of the projects and help the community deliver important conservation outcomes.

"In addition to the 13 new Green Army projects, we have another four other projects which are already up and running. This means Page has one of the highest number of Green Army projects in Australia," he said.

"The Green Army provides opportunities for young Australians aged 17-24 years to gain training and experience in environmental and conservation fields and explore careers in conservation management, while participating in projects that generate real benefits for the Australian environment."

Green Army projects to be rolled out soon in Page include:

Enhancing Biodiversity of the Big Scrub, Stage 3

Enhancing Biodiversity of the Big Scrub, Stage 4

Koala Habitat Restoration in Lismore LGA, Stage 3

Koala Habitat Restoration in Lismore LGA, Stage 4

Richmond River Riparian Restoration Project

High Conservation Vegetation Restoration in the Clarence Valley, Stage 3

High Conservation Vegetation Restoration in the Clarence Valley, Stage 4

Assisting Coastal Corridor enhancement in Northern NSW, Stage 3

Rainforest and River Restoration in the Lower Clarence, Stage 1

Rainforest and River Restoration in the Lower Clarence, Stage 2

Rainforest and River Restoration in the Lower Clarence, Stage 3

Assisting Coastal Corridor enhancement in North East of NSW

Assisting Coastal Corridor enhancement in North East of NSW, Stage 3

A full list of approved round two projects is available at: http://www.environment.gov.au/green-army.

Applications for Round 3 Green Army projects are now open until 17 March 2015.

Further information, project guidelines, the application form and further information is available at http://www.environment.gov.au/green-army

Young Australians interested in joining the Green Army can apply through the appointed Service Providers for each state and territory. Contact details for Service Providers are available from http://www.environment.gov.au/land/green-army/service-providers



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