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...

Community groups and Facebook. Are we doing it right?

Ever wonder if your posts on Facebook are reaching your people? Sometimes, when I post on behalf of Landcare Tasmania’s facebook page I wonder why so few people “like” or even “see” our stuff. During the last couple months I’ve...

Aboriginal Heritage property search now live

Have you ever wondered whether there are aboriginal relics on your property or the property where you do your landcare work? Well, now there's a way to check and a way to certify that you've looked into this, and it...

Judges Sought - Tasmanian Landcare Awards

The Tasmanian Landcare Awards are in full swing and we're looking for judges to help select award winners. Judges can be from diverse backgrounds and should represent a broad sector of our community. Each of the 9 awards categories will...