Summer Working Bee Buzz

For many, the summer months mean holidays and kicking back with your feet up.  For Landcarers, getting stuck into a good working bee is the perfect relaxation.  

Dung Beetles - the 'ecosystem engineers'

14 Jan 2021. Words by Andrew Doube. Dung beetles on our farms provide huge benefits for people and the environment.  Landcare Tasmania is supporting a new project which is working to introduce new dung beetle species into Tasmania.   

The Dirty Hands - December 2020

Wishing Landcarers a happy holidays, looking back at 2020, and membership renewal info. 

Meeting with Minister Sussan Ley

On Monday 11 January, Landcare Tasmania's Deputy CEO Peter Stronach met with the Federal Minister for the Environment Sussan Ley, along with representatives from Tasmanian Parks and Wildlife and the Tasmanian Land Conservancy. 

Landcare in the news: Brinks Link weeding bee

Kingborough Chronicle have reported on the excellent weeding work of Tramway Hill Landcare Group in November.

The Dirty Hands - November 2020

How to plant a shelterbelt | Trees planted in 2020 | Understanding Glyphosate | Members Register for Training + more

Day Out on Huon Island

Come on a journey to Huon Island with this beautiful film of the 2020 Friends of Huon Island tree planting. This years planting was supported by Fifteen Trees and the Tasmanian Landcare Fund (TLF) as well as the Huon Valley Council, Kingborough...

Glyphosate: A Chemical to Understand

The Invasive Species Council have published a report written by Ecologist Tim Low on the hazards and risks of glyphosate use for weed control. 

A Year of Revegetation

Over 5,000 trees have been planted in 2020 with thanks to Fifteen Trees, Landcare Tasmania's Tasmaian Landcare Fund, and our industrious members.

Revegetation Training in the Meander Valley

How do you plant a shelterbelt that will benefit your stock and pasture within four years of planting? How do you prepare a planting site so seedlings will survive and thrive, rather than  waste time and money?