grass roots community organisation that aims to improve natural condition of the derwent catchment

What’s on?

Spring Celebration and Fundraiser 2018

You are warmly invited to our annual Spring Celebration and Fundraiser 2018. Come along for a fantastic 2-course meal and take part in the auction to raise money for The Derwent Catchment Project. We are dedicated to on-ground action across the Central Highlands and Derwent Valley. Venue:

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Want to know more about river health or water quality?

Come and join the  LACHLAN RIVER WATERBUG BLITZ FREE TRAINING and be part of the NATIONAL WATERBUG BLITZ WHEN: Sunday 8th April 2018 9AM-2PM WHERE: Tynwald Park New Norfolk, Pavilion 4 OR Come to our INFORMATION NIGHT  7th April AT 7.30PM at New Norfolk Library/LINC 9/13 Charles St New Norfolk.

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National Landcare Program – Environment Small Grants, closes 19th March

Provides up to $5 million in grants in 2017-18 to community, environment, and other groups to undertake natural resource management activities that improve the quality of the local environment. Who can apply: At a minimum, you must: •be a legal entity that can enter into a grant

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Tasmanian Landcare Fund Grant Round 21 Open for applications

Tasmanian Landcare Fund Grant Round 21 is now open The grant round is focussed on ‘Maintaining and Building Better Soils’ Individual and Group members of Landcare Tasmania are eligible to apply. There are $80,000AUD available for this grant round with a maximum of $15,000 per project. Details

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Re-scheduled – Small farms workshop for the Derwent Valley now 29th/30thJuly

Re-scheduled – Small farms workshop for the Derwent Valley We are looking forward to running a small farms workshop in the Derwent Valley. Our course will cover farm mapping, understanding farm assets and infrastructure, stewardship and the legal responsibilities of landowners, land use capability and soils, the

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Small farms workshop for the Derwent Valley

Small farms workshop for the Derwent Valley We are looking forward to running a small farms workshop in the Derwent Valley. Our course will cover farm mapping, understanding farm assets and infrastructure, stewardship and the legal responsibilities of landowners, land use capability and soils, the energy cycle,

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What wildlife is on your property?

Community wildlife and feral animal monitoring in the Derwent Valley Field Day and BBQ 11:00AM – 1:30 PM Saturday 29th October Valleyfield, 120 Hamilton Rd, New Norfolk Please register your interest in the field day or having cameras on your property by contacting Matthew Taylor 0458 343

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Derwent Catchment NRM Spring Fundraiser

Friday September 2nd at 7PM-11PM Curringa Farm Function Centre 5831 Lyell Hwy, Hamilton Curringa farm is 4.9km west of Hamilton. Follow the Lyell Highway, turn-off is to the left. For directions via Google Maps View Information here Come and celebrate Spring at the Derwent Catchment NRM’s fundraiser

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Updated Flood Assistance Information

Do you need assistance for flood damage issues? The first step is to contact the taskforce – View Information here. The Derwent Catchment will also be providing support on ground so if you have a riverbank issue or want some advice of rehabilitation of the riverbank please

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Apps for Agriculture information sessions

Modern day farming is being transformed with the use of simple to use applications that you can download straight onto your mobile device. If you’re a farmer interested in learning how apps can save you time and make your life easier, come along to one of our

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