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Biodiversity Grant Scheme 

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Portsmouth Water, as part of its ongoing environmental commitments, is offering a grant scheme from 2020 to 2025 for environmental improvement projects. The biodiversity fund is to the value of £250,000 (£50,000 per annum over 5 years).



The main aim of the grant scheme is to enhance the habitat network surrounding Portsmouth Water land to create Biological corridors. The fund will cover:

  • Biodiversity and habitat improvements e.g. re coppicing woodland, wetland creation.

  • Invasive non-native species control e.g. Himalayan Balsam control to reduce bank erosion

  • Species and habitat survey projects e.g. invertebrate survey of grassland

  • Equipment to carry out knowledge enhancement

For information on how to apply for the Portsmouth Water Biodiversity Grant Scheme, please follow the links below:

The application period for the 2024/25 grant scheme is now closed and will open again in Spring 2025.  If you would like to be contacted when the grant opens, please email please email

The grant scheme application form will be available here in Spring 2025

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Projects Awarded Grants

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