Environment – Community – Sustainable production

Yass Landcare Group has a diverse membership including broad acre farmers, hobby farmers and townsfolk – everyone with an interest in protecting and improving our environment.

 Our aims are to:

  • Contribute to the environmental sustainability of the Yass Valley
  • Maintain and expand biodiversity
  • Improved the quality of water flowing through our landscape
  • Build resilience in the face of climate change
  • Promote sustainable and production farming
  • Help all our community to enjoy the special environment of the Yass region

 The group offers many opportunities for our members: 

  • opportunities to learn about the local environment and how to nurture our native plants and animals
  • benefit from funding for projects on your land that contribute to biodiversity and to sustainable agricultural production
  • participate in activities that can enhance our local community and environment

For more information, contact:

President: Alison Elvin Ph 0411358527

Secretary: Jan Grubb, Ph 0459 024 895

YAN Coordinator: Sonya Duus, Ph 0488 027 653


Yass Landcare Group has worked to improve the health of the Yass River for over a decade.

This project, funded by the South-East Local Land Services, aims to establish 1000 paddock trees in the Yass Valley Shire.

Growing plants for the Yass Community

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