The Dirty Hands - April 2022

Project Launch: Plantation Restoration Workshop | Announcing Field Days | Celebrating Penguins | Prize Winners Announced |  + more 

It's that time of year

9th May 2022 As the weather is cooling, a war is waged on the mice and rats that enter our homes and workplaces. But rodent poisons are doing more damage than you think.  Here's how you can help.  

Project Launch: Plantation Restoration Workshop

5th May 2022 Last Saturday 30th April, an amazing 31 attendees gathered in Saltwater River to kick off Landcare Tasmania’s 2022 South East Landscape Project with a plantation restoration workshop. The event gathered beginners and experienced Landcarers alike for a day...

Happy World Penguin Day!

25th April 2022 Did you know that Tasmania is home to the world's smallest species of penguin? Weighing in at just one kilogram when fully grown, 100,000 Little Penguins call Tasmania’s coastlines home. 

Sustainable Farms Field Day

20th April 2022 We are delighted to be hosting a free field day on sustainability and integrated pest management on farms. The program will provide insights for wine makers, farmers and other landholders alike. 

Call for expressions of Interest: Project Coordinator

19th April 2022  *DUE Monday 25th April* King Island Landcare and Cradle Coast NRM are seeking expressions of interest for a Project Coordinator on enhancing King Island Brown Thornbill habitat patches for future corridors. 

Junior Artists Paint Beetles

19th April 2022 We have just received a series of exclusive dung beetle portraits by Richmond Primary School artists who painted beetles at the Dung Beetle workshop we held last month.

Joining Forces to Fight Spanish Heath

14th April 2022 We are collaborating with five councils in Tasmania’s Northwest who have joined forces to combat the increased threat posed by Spanish heath (Erica lusitanica).

A call for investment ahead of the Federal Election

13th April 2022 The National Landcare Network (NLN) has announced its Australian Community Landcare Futures Framework proposal ahead of the Federal Election. If adopted, it would see a $48 million investment over five years.

Plantation Restoration in Saltwater River

13th April 2022 Landcare Tasmania is launching its fourth landscape-scale project with a plantation restoration workshop on the Tasman Peninsula on Saturday 30th April 2022.