Dung Beetle Surveys

Landcare Tasmania recently surveyed 4 farms in and around the Coal Valley to see how dung beetles are going in the area. 

Citizen Scientists Needed

Avid Landcarer and PhD student, Kawinwit is studying the impacts of black rats in Tasmania - and they are looking for some extra help. Are you interested in participating in some citizen science?

The Dirty Hands - December 2021

Looking back at 2021 |Gorse Biocontrol Project | Important COVID update | Wonderful Workshops |  + more 

COVID Update: Preparation, Prevention, and Outbreak Management Plan

15 Dec 2021 As state borders have now opened Tasmania begins to operate in a COVID-19 vaccinated community.  Landcare Tasmania would like to advise our community of our updated response as we enter this new phase. 

Knowledge Shared at Cultural Burning Workshop

On the 21st of November Landcare Tasmania teamed up with the South East Tasmanian Aboriginal Corporation's Jason Smith and Danny Gardner to exchange ways of caring for country through cultural burning on Melukerdee Country, one of the Four Bands of...

Will this moth be the answer to gorse control?

This week, Landcare Tasmania released a biocontrol agent on gorse, with hopes of gaining momentum in the long fight against this nasty weed. 

Waterbug Surveys in Richmond

As part of our program to upskill Landcarers, we held a brilliant workshop with Waterbug expert, John Gooderham on the weekend. 

Native Seeds! Collection, storage and propagation with Ruth Mollison

We held another fantastic seed propagation workshop with the famous 'seed-spert' Ruth Mollison!

The price of pests: How Landcarers are tackling a costly national issue

A new analysis has revealed that introduced invasive species have cost the Australian economy $389.59 billion in the last 60 years.

Bird ID Workshop with TACPLACI

UPSKILLING LANDCARERS: We hosted a workshop with four experts from Birdlife Tasmania who led a workshop on bird monitoring and ID for the Tranmere Clarence Plains Land and Coastcare Inc. (TACPLACI) Landcare group!