There are many reasons why so many people from all walks of life get involved in community Landcare. Here are just a few:
It is fun!
Get to know your neighbours
Learn about your local birds, plants and wildlife
Learn about the cultural significance of plants and animals in your local area
Discover local natural hidden gems in your own backyard
Feel good connecting with the Earth
Meet great people
Entertain the kids and teach them the wonders of nature
Repair and protect the land for future generations
Join a national network of landcarers
What is Landcare?
Could include a variety of activities by volunteers and landholders such as:
Indigenous cultural education and sacred site protection
Providing advice to governments, land holders and park managers
Building infrastructure to control access
School talks and activities
How can I get involved?
If you love the outdoors, are concerned about the conservation of our natural environment of the Northern Territory, and would like to get involved please click your region in Find Your Local Landcare Group and get in touch!
If you are unable to undertake outdoor activities you can still help out by providing other important skills including office and administration tasks, financial and legal work, GIS and computer services, social media, and communication.
Keep in touch with us via our Facebook page and share your landcare experiences!
Keep an eye out for upcoming Landcare events on our website and Facebook page.