Vision & Mission

Up2Us Strategic Plan

Statement of Purpose

Up2Us is a community organisation within Mansfield Shire which aims to lead in the preservation, protection and enhancement of our land and water ecosystems by empowering community and individuals to act.enhance the biodiversity of both private and public land within the Shire.

Strategic Objectives

Up2Us endeavours to achieve our purpose by: 

  • Maintaining and improving the natural resource base through advocating for environmentally sustainable management
  • Being a community organisation which promotes Climate-Smart initiatives
  • Providing informed educational programs than enhance community awareness of our natural assets
  • Maintaining a robust governance structure to ensure the longevity of the network and activity of the groups

Strategic Pillars/Outcomes/Strategies

Environmental Sustainability

  1. Pest plant and animals
  2. River health
  3. Biodiversity
  4. Soil health

Community Education

Facilitate and deliver programs to:

  1. Kindergarten
  2. Primary School
  3. Secondary School
  4. Community

Climate-Smart Initiatives

  1. Support and initiate Climate Smart activities
  2. Support opportunities for promoting environmentally sustainable agriculture

Robust Governance

  1. Maintain financial viability
  2. Plan for succession
  3. Support Landcare groups
  4. Strategic Development