Priority soil conservation areas
Please note funding is subject to eligibility and availability.
|Landowners in....||Funding||For implementing||When|
|Priority 1 soil conservation areas (10 landowners in total)||70% (co-funded by the Waikato River Authority)||soil conservation works in farm plans developed together with Waikato Regional Council 30% of costs funded by the landowner through in-kind labour (fencing, planting, site preparation and weed control) or financial contribution||2014/15|
|Priority 2 soil conservation areas||35%||soil conservation and erosion control works||2014/15 ongoing|
|Priority streams and rivers||Up to 50%||river management works to improve bank stability|
|Rest of Waipa catchment||Up to 35%||soil conservation and erosion control works in sites with:
|Priority 1 soil conservation areas||70% (co-funded by Waikato River Authority)||soil conservation and erosion control works on Land Use Capability class 6-8 land in farm plans||2015/16 – 2016/17|