The Warren Catchments Council has received grants that will allow it to run two environmental programs. The council has received a $75,661 donation from the Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal for its ‘Green Spaces Counter the Blues’ project and a contribution from the Native Forest Transition Fund, which will allow it to administer two of its Master Tree Growing courses. The green spaces project aims to educate the community about best practice for their establishment and maintenance, with a particular focus on drought resilience. As well as positive environmental impacts, research has shown that green spaces have a number of individual and community wellbeing benefits, such as stress reduction and improved moods. The Master Tree Growers program, which encompasses seven once-weekly sessions run by experts on how to grow trees for conservation or profit, will take place in Pemberton from April to May and Bridgetown from August to September. Anyone seeking further information or wanting to register their interest in the program can contact project officer Julian Sharp via email at email@example.com.