Groups explore hilltops and streams on the Eastern Shore MOB

About 40 Landcarers spanning 13 member groups met up on Sunday to swap experiences of their Landcare activities.  We strolled atop the hill at Glebe Hill Reserve, heard the history of the restoration efforts at the Barilla Rivulet, and then...

Local Group Lends a Hand in the Recovery from 2016 Flood Damage In Liena

The Liena Water Catchment Rehabilitation Group formed in response to the 2016 floods which ravaged many catchment in the North and NW of the State. Since then the group has been able to secure funding from the State Govt's Agricultural...

Dirty Hands, April 2018

Welcome to Landcare Tasmania's monthly bulletin Would you like to receive The Dirty Hands by email? Click here to sign up. Restoration of Skyline Tier, Scamander One of our member groups, the North East Bioregional Network (NEBN), has been overseeing the...

Landcare Tasmania members put waterbugs under the microscope with a phone app

About 60 Landcarers from across the North West coast were up to their waists in water bug identification at Fernglade on Sunday. Participants enthusiastically donned their waders to get up close and personal with the water bugs in the cool...

Rodent control and the high risk to raptors

Rodent control and the high risk to raptors With the dry summer and recent rain across the state, rats and mice are now moving indoors across the landscape in both urban and rural settings. For some time we at Landcare...

Friends of Randalls Bay open great new walking track

January 31st was a big day for Friends of Randalls Bay Coastcare - the opening of the Echo Sugarloaf walking track. The track has the potential to become one of Tasmania's great short walks.

Landcare Tas statement on 2018 election

Over the last couple of years, Landcare Tasmania has been working hard to get a fair deal for community Landcare from the State government - unfortunately without success. The 2018 election is a critical time for all sides of politics...

2018 election Landcare commitments

The next few years will be critical for community Landcare in Tasmania. The next government needs to step up and support Landcare in the right ways and with adequate amounts of funding.   Failure to do so could well see recent...

Tasmanian Landcare Gathering and Awards a Huge Success!

On Saturday 2 December Landcarers from all around the state gathered in Launceston for the Tasmanian Landcare Gathering. The forecast all week called for rain but nonetheless over 90 landcarers piled into buses in Launceston ready for a day of...

Update on Landcare funding

You may have learned that some details of the Australian Government's proposed funding of Landcare through to 2023 have been released.  We at Landcare Tasmania have been busy trying to make sense of it.  The proposed arrangements will have implications...