To protect and enhance the natural environment for the Woodend Community. Woodend Landcare and its predecessor "Friends of Five Mile Creek" have been active in Woodend for more than 20 years. The group have done an enormous amount of work along the creek and run approximately 10 planting /maintenance / activity days each year.
The Landcare group also work in other areas around Woodend including Slatey Creek Reserve, various Railway and VicRoads reserves. They work closely with the Macedon Ranges Shire Council, North Central Catchment Management Authority, local community groups and schools. In addition, Woodend Landcare hosts a number of education and training events for the Woodend Community each year.