Ecosystem Restoration and Public Health

Healthy ecosystems, healthy people? Is ecosystem degradation a public health emergency?  Where does Community Landcare fit in to the public health paradigm?   

Young Citizen of the Year Award for Keen Coastcarers

Thomas, Lily, Amelie and Zoe have been awarded The Young Citizen of the Year Award for their continued and dedicated efforts with Pipe Clay Coastcare. 

Support for Landcare is a charm!

Tasmanian designer jewellery label Francesca have created 'The Conservation Charm' - a beautiful piece of jewellery which will give back to the community.  For every charm sold, Francesca will plant a tree. 

The Dirty Hands - January 2021

Aboriginal Cultural Heritage | Save the date: Landcare Conference | Dung Beetles | Summer Working Bees | +more  

'Let us bring rain - for we are now on finite reserves'

Natural Sequence Farming founder and land hydrology enthusiast, Peter Andrews OAM, offers insight and opportunity for humanity in healing the damage done to our ancient landscape.

Ragwort Raids in the Tamar Valley

Over the last week of January and the first week of February, don't be surprised to see community volunteers from Landcare groups, rural fire brigades (if they are free), friends groups and farmers removing ragwort from roadsides. The annual Ragwort...

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.