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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:
  • isolated, severe erosion
  • high potential as flagship site for education and advocacy
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

Soil conservation areas 

Waipa map