King Island Landcare Group

NAME CHANGE: KING ISLAND LANDCARE GROUP (KILG) has had a name change in 2021. It was formerly known as King Island Natural Resource Management Group (KINRM), formed in 1996.

Our Work

 

Meet our Staff:

Nathalia Amaral, Project Officer and Weed Crew Supervisor – Nathalia is normally in the office at 5 George Street each Monday 9:00 – 3:00 & Wednesday 9:00 – 3:00. Nathalia is available by Phone 03 6462 1825 or email kingisland@landcaretas.org.au

Weed Crew– Planting native tree seedlings continues at Currie wharf, and council projects. Weed eradication continues at Boggy Creek, Currie wharf, private properties and Pegarah Reserve. The weed crew are able to do private works under a fee for service arrangement and spray equipment is available for hire.

Michelle Mauric and Lee Jefferies, KIRDO Office Administrators – Michelle and Lee support us though their positions at KIRDO, so information on KILG activities and projects is available during KIRDO opening hours. Phone 03 6462 1778.

Inkweed on King Island

Inkweed on King Island. KILG are currently tackling this weed, which is the only known incursion in Tasmania. More information about what you can do read this Inkweed brochure or please call email: kingisland@landcaretas.org.au

Geology of King Island

These two wonderful publications are available for purchase from KIRDO, 5 George Street:
A Guide to the Geology of King Island Part 1, 2016 by Clive Calver
Geology of King Island Part 2 – Excursions, 2016 by Clive Calver

Funding Opportunities

If you are interested in doing a project on your property to improve and protect your vegetation, soil, water quality, to look after threatened species or just find out about what is on your property, contact us. We can help with information, project planning, applying for funding, or point you in the right direction for further support.


Our Vision

Our vision is King Island being a world leader in integrated sustainable production and quality living. Our mission is to promote co-ordinated and integrated management of natural resources, which will contribute to the economic and environmental sustainability of King Island.The King Island Landcare Group successfully delivers a wide range of environmental/agricultural projects, and is instrumental in assisting land managers and the community to manage King Island’s natural resources. The group was formed in 1996 with representatives of local Landcare groups and other relevant organisations. Anyone interested in King Island environment is welcome to contact us or attend our monthly meetings.

Last Updated on 3 November 2021