The annual Landcare Week campaign celebrates and acknowledges the thousands of Landcare networks and groups, facilitators, and other environmental care community groups, and volunteers across Australia working on conservation and sustainable land management activities in their local area.
Connecting with nature improves your mental health and connection to place. With Australians having experienced drought, bushfires, and a global pandemic, people need social connections and to get outdoors.
Landcare is about the partnerships created by local communities to restore and protect their local environment on behalf of the community.
You can support your local group activities and meet other people who have a shared vision for conservation and sustainable land management. No matter where you live there is a group near you managing a local environmental issue.
With the impacts of a changing climate, drought and biodiversity loss, Australia needs Landcare now more than ever. Speak to your local group about their events and if there are any restrictions due to COVID-19.
You can volunteer in a community event or get more involved to support the group with your skills or in kind support, or a donation.