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

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Biosecurity, News, Stories

The looming crisis of dieback

A recent article has starkly illustrated the dangers to our environment posed by the plant disease known as Phytophthora. With impacts likened to the effects of bleaching across our coral reefs, Phytophthora cinnamomi is more active in warmer, wetter conditions and has the potential to wreak havoc with our natural

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e-news, News, Stories

June 2017 e-news

As we mark the passing of the winter solstice, we can at last look forward to getting a little more sunlight every day until the year’s end. Most of us are in reporting mode here at the NRM South office, wrapping up on a range of projects that have been

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Environment, News, Stories

Celebrating Tasmania’s seafood

(L-R): Anna Wind (Cradle Coast NRM), Belinda Yaxley (Petuna Aquaculture) and Nepelle Crane (NRM South) at the Seafood Awards dinner. NRM South was proud to partner with NRM North and Cradle Coast NRM to sponsor the Environment Stewardship Award at the Tasmanian Seafood Awards on July 1 2017. Over the

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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

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