Community Landcare is a unique movement in which individuals and groups work together to improve the health of our natural and working landscapes. Community Landcare’s approach to environment and sustainability issues is ‘bottom up’, with the community taking ownership of the problem and being actively involved in the solutions.
We are the peak body for the community Landcare movement in Tasmania. We build resilience and capacity to protect, restore, and manage Tasmania's landscapes by connecting, supporting, and educating the community. We have over 300 members groups plus individuals who work on projects in their area to improve the health of our natural and working environments. The work of our members includes eradicating invasive weeds, revegetating bushland, managing farms to improve sustainability, controlling erosion, cleaning up beaches and much more.
We deliver a range of core functions and vital services that support the work of our members including distributing grants for on ground projects, providing cost effective group insurance, and representing the interests of our members to all levels of government.
Landcare Tasmania acknowledges and pays respect to the Tasmanian Aboriginal people as the traditional and original owners, and continuing custodians of this land on which we live today. We acknowledge Elders – past and present.
Interested in getting involved with Landcare in Tasmania? Look for a group near you and let them know you're keen. There is no big commitment, just help out when you can. Most groups have regular working bees which you can drop into. Roll your sleeves up and get your hands dirty.
"Volunteering is an adventure - it's taken me to places I would otherwise never have seen."
"We are stewards of the land and it feels good to protect and restore the natural areas on our property."
"I find it inspiring to do something practical and it gives me the opportunity to meet others with a passion for important natural places."
"It’s good to know that a weed is being tackled with neighbouring properties. It pushes you to keep going."
The Tasmanian Landcare Fund (TLF) supports all of our programs, including much needed grants directly to member-driven projects. Since 2004, over $600,000 of donations to the fund have been used to support our members' important on-ground work on farms, in schools and with community groups across lutruwita/Tasmania.
Landcare Tasmania Inc. is a charity registered with the ACNC and listed on the Register of Environmental Organisations. The Tasmanian Landcare Fund (TLF) is our public fund, which can receive tax deductible donations.