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

What’s on?

CANCELLED Farm Gate Market – National Science Week stall hosted by the Derwent Catchment Project

UNFORTUNATELY THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED The Derwent Catchment Project will be hosting a stall at the Farm Gate Market on Sunday August 4th as part of National Science week. The theme of the stall will be ‘A healthy catchment for Hobart’s drinking water’. Come and search

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Cancellation of Elizabeth Bay, Great Lake, ragwort removal working bee

Due to the current bushfire situation that we have decided to cancel the Elizabeth Bay, Great Lake ragwort removal working bee Saturday 2nd-Sunday 3rd February 2019. We may re-schedule for a later date. Any queries please contact Trish on 0477207440

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Sheep classing workshop – sheep connect

Upcoming sheep classing and selection workshop   The Stud Merino Breeders Association of Tasmania, in association with Australian Wool Innovation (AWI), will be holding a sheep classing and selection workshop at the Beaufront shearing shed, at 395 Tooms Lake Road, Ross, on Tuesday 5 February. The workshop

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Lachlan River Waterbug Blitz

COME DOWN TO THE LACHLAN RIVER AND BE PART OF THE NATIONAL WATERBUG BLITZ -Learn about river health and improve your fishing! WHEN: SUNDAY 4th NOVEMBER 2018 10AM-2PM WHERE: TYNWALD PARK NEW NORFOLK, PAVILION 4 WHO: ADULTS AND KIDS 10+ ACCOMPANIED BY AN ADULT Please RSVP to

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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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