Local Places for Nature, Community Woodlands and Nature Networks Fund decisions, September 2021

Schedule of Decisions made by the Wales Environmental Growth Fund Panel (a sub-set of Trustees), 6 September 2021

We are distributing the Wales Environmental Growth Fund in partnership with Welsh Government.

Local Places for Nature 

A capital grant scheme to enable communities in Wales to acquire, restore and enhance nature. 

Community Woodlands 

A capital grant scheme for projects to restore, create, connect and manage community woodlands in Wales.

Nature Networks Fund

Strengthening the resilience of Wales’ network of protected land and marine sites, supporting a green recovery for nature and communities.

Schedule of Decisions 

#natur Access to nature in Amlwch

Applicant: Grwp Cymuneddol #Caruamlwch

Decision: Award grant of £22,948 (92%)


#COED Ysbyty

Applicant: Cardiff and Vale Health Charity

Decision: Award grant of £145,982 (100%)


#NNF Lake Vyrnwy

Applicant: RSPB Cymru

Decision: Award grant of £497,100


#NNF Woodland Management in the Meirionnydd

Applicant: The Woodland Trust

Decision: Award grant of £210,500


#NNF Luronium Futures Montgomery Canal

Applicant: Canal & Rivers Trust

Decision: Award grant of £357,800


#NNF Nature Reserve enhancements for biodiversity resilience

Applicant: Gwent Wildlife Trust

Decision: Award grant of £379,800


#NNF Marine Mammals and Seabirds

Applicant: The Wildlife Trust South & West Wales

Decision: Award grant of £122,400


#NNF Connecting the Future: Building Resilience and Sustainable Nature Reserves

Applicant: The Wildlife Trust South & West Wales

Decision: Award grant of £497,700

 

#NNF Lower Wye Valley Nature Networks

Applicant: Herefordshire Council

Decision: Award grant of £258,400


#NNF Restoring Resilience to Welsh Woodlands

Applicant: North Wales Wildlife Trust

Decision: Award grant of £500,000


#NNF Afon Teifi SAC Catchment Phosphate Reduction and Mitigation Project

Applicant: Cyngor Sir Ceredigion County Council

Decision: Award grant of £500,000


#NNF Common Connections

Applicant: Pembrokeshire Nature Partnership

Decision: Award grant of £200,000


#NNF Floating Wetlands for enhanced water quality and habitat creation

Applicant: Dwr Cyrmu Welsh Water

Decision: Reject


#NNF Coast to Commons – Innovation and action for Wales protected sites network

Applicant: National Trust

Decision: Award grant of £496,500


#NNF Dyfi Biodiversity and Habitat Improvements, Osprey Protection and Community Access

Applicant: Montgomeryshire Wildlife Trust

Decision: Award grant of £164,900


#NNF Reconnecting the Salmon Rivers of Wales

Applicant: Swansea University

Decision: Award grant of £500,000


#NNF Resilient River Teme 

Applicant: Severn Rivers Trust

Decision: Award grant of £153,000


#NNF Project SIARC

Applicant: Zoological Society of London

Decision: Award grant of £390,000


#NNF Ark Snowdonia: Glanllynau Duon

Applicant: The Ark Snowdonia

Decision: Reject


#NNF Mor Glas Glan – Innovative ghost-gear solutions to protect the Welsh marine wildlife

Applicant: Blue Marine Foundation

Decision: Reject


#NNF Upper and Middle Dee Invasive Non-Invasive Species Management

Applicant: North Wales Wildlife Trust

Decision: Award grant of £500,000


#NNF North Wales Cotoneaster Control

Applicant: North Wales Wildlife Trust

Decision: Award grant of £500,000
 

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