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The Yass Area Network of Landcare Groups

Our mission is to facilitate the development of Landcare in the region and represent regional
Landcare with regional, Government and private industry stakeholders.

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The Yass Area Network of Landcare Groups (YAN)

Landcare is a national community-based movement driven by volunteers around Australia who are working to improve their local environment.
 
Landcare activities are diverse, and include things such as: creating more productive and sustainable farms, improving water quality, addressing erosion and salinity problems, improving biodiversity and soil health, addressing the loss of Australian wildlife, and adapting to the effects of climate change through the native plants grown across our Landcare plant nurseries.

Within the Yass area there are five active Landcare groups. All maintain an active program and welcome new members.

The Landcare Group members of YAN are:

In addition, YAN maintains a close relationship with neighbouring Landcare groups and networks.  

YAN sponsors group and regional Landcare awards - one of which is the John Betts Award.

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From the Blog

02 December 2022

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02 December 2022

Allocasuarina littoralis, commonly known as Black Sheoak, Black She-oak, or River Black-oak, is an endemic medium-sized Australian tree. The seeds of this species have been found to be a

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02 December 2022

This plant is a slender multi-stemmed shrub to 2m tall with grooved hairless branches. Rounded rigid pungent leaves, spreading or slightly pointing upwards. Yellow pea flowers have a crimson

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