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Marine debris month in southern Tasmania

Over the month of May, the Huon and Channel communities came together to clean up beaches and foreshore areas in their regions.Clean-up sites included Dover, Alonnah to Simpsons Point on Bruny Island, Garden Island, and Randalls Bay to Nine Pin Point in the Huon Estuary. More than 36 m3 of marine

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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

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Aboriginal Values and Fire Management Workshop

In October 2016, Victor Steffensen – an expert in traditional fire management – visited a number of key sites across Tasmania to discuss how fire could be used to heal country. At the same time, a video was put together to showcase the need for collaboration in building a united

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A new chair for NRM South

NRM South is pleased to announce the appointment of the new Chair of the NRM South Board, Andrew Scanlon.  Mr Scanlon is keen to see the development of NRM South and will bring a range of knowledge and skills to the governance of the Board. Andrew Scanlon is Principal Consultant,

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Desktop Wallpapers

Keep track of your year with our new series of monthly desktop wallpaper backgrounds featuring scenes from around Southern Tasmania! CLICK HERE to open the image in a new window, then right-click and select ‘Save as Desktop Background’. Choose ‘Fit’ or ‘Fill’ from the layout options, depending on your screen

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Grubby knees for growing trees!

Tucked away near the mouth of the Huon River, Shipwrights Point is a popular local government-owned public recreation reserve that includes a campsite, playground, dog-walking areas, and a jetty. It is also an important foraging and nesting area for the critically endangered Swift Parrot. Swift Parrots, recently listed as ‘Critically

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