Community groups, Stories, Uncategorized

Volunteer sponsorships – apply now!

NRM South are pleased to offer a limited number of sponsorships to active environmental volunteers to attend the upcoming Australian Mangrove and Saltmarsh Network Conference. ELIGIBILITY: This offer is available to any active member of any environmental care group such as Landcare, Coastcare, Bushcare or Wildcare.  Volunteers must reside in


Community groups, Stories

Caring for our Environment Photo Competition

Following on from the hugely successful 2016 photo competition, NRM South and City of Hobart Bushcare are once again inviting our community of nature-loving photographers to capture an image that celebrates the different ways that we all care for our environment; whether you are a volunteer who regularly devotes “the


Community groups, Grants, Stories

Volunteers keeping Maatsuyker Island weeds in check

Four Friends of Maatsuyker Island (FOMI) Wildcare volunteers conducted weed control and shearwater monitoring on Maatsuyker Island from 30 November to 5 December 2016. The primary weed task was to treat the invasive environmental weed Montbretia and deal with blackberry and Hebe elliptica if located.  It works well to have


Community groups, Farmers and landholders, Stories

Join the NRM South Association!

WANT TO HAVE A SAY IN MANAGING SOUTHERN TASMANIA’S NATURAL RESOURCES? Join the Southern Tasmanian Natural Resource Management Association and help us to support NRM in southern Tasmania! Membership of the Association is free and open to individuals and organisations* with an interest in natural resource management in Southern Tasmania.


Biosecurity, Community groups, Stories

Pacific Oyster Mortality Syndrome (POMS) Update

The POMS virus was first detected in Tasmania when it caused a high level of mortalities at an oyster lease in late January 2016, however tests on stored frozen oysters indicated that the virus has been present in the State since at least mid-December 2015. Since the detection, Biosecurity Tasmania


Community groups, Farmers and landholders, Huon/Channel, Stories, Upper Derwent/Highland Lakes

What wildlife is on your property?

Are you a landholder in the Huon Valley or Derwent Valley and interested in contributing to a citizen science wildlife monitoring project? We need your help! This exciting project will help identify refuges for wildlife and hotspots for feral animals.  You can be involved as a citizen scientist by: –