Community groups, Grants, Stories

The church in the bush naturally inspired grants recipient

One of the first things to strike you about St Pius X Catholic Church in Taroona is its surroundings. Set in coastal bushland, parishioners must find it difficult to keep their eyes on the pulpit when the church offers beautiful views of surrounding eucalypt trees and the broad River Derwent.


Agriculture, Farmers and landholders, Huon/Channel, NRM Facilitators, Stories

Small landholders reap rewards of property planning

The hardest thing for Tim Ackroyd about running NRM South’s Small Landholders program has been turning people away, but that’s also a sign of its success. “My only regret is not being able to get everybody onto the program,” he says. “I hate having to turn people away.” Aimed at


Aboriginal, Projects, Stories

pakana Services’s wonderful progress

It took a two minute video shot by one of his younger employees at pakana services to really bring home to John Easton just how far the Aboriginal land management business has come since its launch in August 2013. “A while back I modified my excavator so that I can


Environment, Stories

Getting the biosecurity message out there

Wildlife disease biologist David Sinn is a fan of prevention over cure. Too often, he says, scientific work to preserve a population takes place only when a problem has already taken hold, leaving biologists to fight an uphill battle. Often it is too late to do anything but manage the


e-news, News

October 2014 enews

Welcome to the October 2014 edition of NRM Snapshot, a monthly ebulletin of what’s happening in Tasmania’s land, water, coastal and marine environments. Get informed! Get involved! Get funded! GET INFORMED Bushfire preparation – Tasman A chance for you to plan, buy equipment and learn new skills for the upcoming fire


News, Stories

NRM South welcomes new Board members for 2014

  NRM South is pleased to announce the appointment of new members Matthew Pitt, Michael Bidwell and Peter Tucker and the renewal of Christine Crawford to the NRM South Board for the next four years. Chairman Max Kitchell said he is delighted to be welcome the new and returning Board