Community groups, Grants, Hobart/Kingborough, News

Fair Go for Swifties – Unwanted: The Rainbow Lorikeet!

Volunteers have been busy constructing and painting 50 nesting boxes for rainbow lorikeets, as part of a naturally inspired grant project run by Sustainability Learning Centre and Hobart College.  The project has also received support from an Inspiring Australia Public Science Events Grant. The invasive rainbow lorikeet population in Kingborough


Community groups, Farmers and landholders, News, Stories

Updated Weeds Guide for Southern Tasmania

First printed in 2010, we have recently revised our Weed Guide for Southern Tasmania, updated to include newly declared weeds such as Holly. Click here to download the digital version of our weeds guide, and if you’d like a print copy, they are now available from NRM South or selected


Community groups, Grants, Stories

Maatsuyker Island Art Cards

The Art Card series produced by Friends of Maatsuyker Island (FOMI) Wildcare reached $3000 in sales in just over 12 months. This project involved design, research, printing, production and sales of 11 designs for the Maatsuyker Island Art Card series of high quality gift cards. Artists who have an association


Community groups, Farmers and landholders, Grants, News, Ntl Landcare Programme, Stories

Round 10 Naturally Inspired Grant recipients announced

Recipients for Round 10 of NRM South’s Naturally Inspired Grants were announced today, with 37 projects receiving $257,000 in total funding within the southeast region. Recipients include 16 community groups and 19 landowners, with funding of up to $10,000 awarded per project. This round also offered additional funding of $8,000


Community groups, Stories

Caring for our Environment!

Congratulations to all the winners of the Caring for our Environment Photo Competition, announced recently as we celebrated National Volunteer Week 2017.  Everyone is welcome to view the exhibition which will remain on display at the Sustainability Learning Centre, Mt Nelson, until 31 May. All photos, including names and captions,


Community groups, News, Stories

Celebrating Tasmania’s volunteers

To kick off National Volunteer Week, Volunteering Tasmania announced the winners of the 2017 Southern Cross Television Tasmanian Volunteering Awards during a ceremony at Government House in Hobart. NRM South sponsored the ‘NRM South Environment, Animal Care and Conservation Award’, and the three finalists for this award were: Mark Bartlett