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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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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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Environment, Ntl Landcare Programme, Projects, Stories

South East Regional Shorebirds Alliance

The South East Regional Shorebirds Alliance (SERSA) is a collaboration with multiple government and not-for-profit organisations to support community efforts in Southern Tasmania’s east coast to protect beach nesting shorebirds. This includes  threatened Terns, Hooded Plover, Little Penguin; and Pied and Sooty Oystercatchers and Red-capped Plover. For many shorebird species,

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Environment, Glamorgan Spring Bay, Stories

Awareness and protection of migratory and resident shorebirds

NRM South is involved in the protection of shorebird habitat and in raising awareness of the threats to our valuable shorebird population. Data collected by BirdLife Tasmania, through annual shorebird surveys and with support from NRM South, community and local government, has identified serious decline in resident shorebirds breeding success

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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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