Waitchie Landcare Group formed in October 1992 because the local members found they had common goals and could achieve better results through group action when trying to address particular issues, in particular salinity mitigation. Rabbits and weeds are also a major priority for the group with a number of members also participating in significant local native protection, revegetation and enhancement programs. Membership has average’s around 30 members, which is approximately 80% of landholders in the district.