Agriculture, Farmers and landholders, Sorell/Tasman, Stories

2017 PMP workshops – Tasman region

Property management planning for small landholders in the Tasman Catchment region A new ‘Small Farm Planning Program’ is coming to the Tasman region over March – May 2017. This series of workshops costs $120 for an individual or $165 for two individuals per property. This is the first time that

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Community groups, News, Sorell/Tasman, Stories

A Day on the Marsh – a magnificent day out!

On Sunday 28 August, Southern Beaches Landcare Coastcare held their inaugural festival, 'A Day on the Marsh' and it was a roaring success. Around 500 people attended throughout the day, enjoying the science, art, walks and talks, display stalls, kids activities, volleyball, music and food. The festival was supported by

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Farmers and landholders, Sorell/Tasman, Stories

Matt Dunbabin – two years on from the Dunalley bushfire

Following the 2013 bushfires in south east Tasmania, the Upper Derwent Valley and the Central Highlands, NRM South implemented a major Bushfire Response and Recovery Program to support those farmers whose properties had been burnt. One of these farmers was Matt Dunbabin of Bangor, near Dunalley. The family’s property was

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Community groups, Environment, Glamorgan Spring Bay, NRM Facilitators, Sorell/Tasman, Stories

Gone in the blink of an eye

Watching a pair of shorebirds wheeling above as you walk along a windswept beach is a familiar and comforting experience. But what if you returned the next day to find them gone, as if they’d disappeared in the blink of an eye? It’s a concern that’s driving efforts to get

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Farmers and landholders, Sorell/Tasman

Farmers continue to rebuild more than a year after bushfire

At the end of 2012 and into 2013, Tasmania’s terrible bushfires affected farmers and landholders in the Derwent Valley, Tasman Peninsula and Sorell as the fires threatened their homes and impacted on their livelihoods. We were proud when the rest of Tasmania responded. But for farmers, whose properties were burnt

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