THE Swan Alcoa Landcare Program (SALP) has spent 20 years funding and supporting community groups that look after the Swan Canning riverpark area. Community groups apply to the program for Landcare grants of up to $20,000 each year to assist with their projects. The SALP partnership milestone shared between the Kensington-based Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions, Belmont-based sustainability organisation Perth NRM and resources company Alcoa of Australia was celebrated at a gala event at Kings Park on Thursday night. “Countless volunteers have made the Swan Alcoa Landcare program blossom and thrive,” Alcoa of Australia chairman and managing director Michael Parker said. “Thank you for helping to transform the Swan Canning catchment and making our communities better places.” Dedicated environmental conservationist Una Bell, who was part of SALP’s inaugural funding round in 1998, received a lifetime achievement award at Thursday’s event.