Saturday Conference

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 AgImage of 2019 Conference day, keynote speaker Acting CEO Peter Stronach
  • 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!


October 02, 2021 at 9:00am - 4:30pm
Tailrace Centre
1 Waterfront Dr
Riverside, TAS 7250
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Landcare Team

(03) 62347117
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