Tailrace Centre, West Tamar
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Linking in with the first year of the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration, this unmissable, once every two year weekend will bring together Landcarers from across the State. Offering 3 days of jam-packed programming with a wide range of speakers, hands-on workshops, panel discussions, field days and networking opportunities.
Landcare Tasmania acknowledges the traditional and original owners of this land nipaluna, and the luyni mungalina people where this conference is being held.
Friday 1 October
Mayoral Reception at Launceston Town Hall *by invite only 2pm – 3.00pm
Welcome BBQ at the River Bend Park Launceston 6pm – 8.00pm
Saturday 2 October
Conference talks, workshops and panel discussions 9am - 4.30pm
Landcare Awards dinner celebration at Tailrace Centre 6.30pm – 9pm
Sunday 3 October
Field trips in the region linking in with talks and
workshops from the Saturday conference approx 9am – 4.30pm
The Program Includes:
- Large, small and community scale ecosystem restoration projects
Urban restoration – what can you do in your own backyard: living with wild animals on urban fringes
Agricultural restoration – who is leading the way and what results are they getting
- Weed and pest management
- Innovation in regenerative and sustainable Ag
Community restoration – mental health and resources to bring people together so we can work together longer and better; ecological services nature provides humans; the next generation of Landcarers
Landscape Restoration – large scale projects in Tasmania, interstate and internationally
- Coasts and Climate Change
- Biodiversity and conservation
Indigenous restoration - Fire and Indigenous land management
Tools for Restoration – Dr. Shane Richards on how to use and analyse your Citizen science data to help in grant writing and long term citizen science observations in your patch; Caring for the conservationists, focus on mental wellbeing with Jessie Panazzolo; Media release writing workshop; Work smarter not harder - How to identify roles your group might need and how to attract those volunteers;
- Workshops on strengthening volunteer groups, run by Volunteering Tasmania
- Much more to come!