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Naturally Inspired Grants recipients announced!

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NRM South, Southern Tasmania’s natural resource management organisation, today announced the recipients of $110,000 in funding within the region as part of the organisation’s annual Naturally Inspired Grants initiative – funded through the Australian Government’s National Landcare Programme (NLP). Naturally Inspired Grants offer community groups, not-for-profit organisations, schools and individual


Naturally Inspired Grants- Open

The Naturally Inspired Grants (NI Grants) offer landowners, groups and schools funding for projects that deliver positive environmental change in Southern Tasmania, aligned with National Landcare Programme priorities. These will be offered in 2 streams and funding from $2000-5000. Community Group stream Landowner/Sustainable Agriculture stream These include projects that: Increase engagement,


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Naturally Inspired Winter 2015



Information about NI Grants – round 7

NRM South announced 16 successful projects for round 7 of the Naturally Inspired Grants program in May 2014. The round supported 15 groups with $72,500 towards projects across Kingborough, Huon, Clarence, Tasman, Sorell, Hobart and Derwent Valley regions. The successful projects addressed a range of challenges such as marine waste


Community groups, Environment, Grants, Stories

Orange-bellied parrot shows signs of recovery

Monitoring of the Orange-bellied Parrot breeding population at Melaleuca, TWWHA On the brink of extinction, the Orange-bellied Parrot (OBP) has been ranked one of the world’s rarest and most endangered species, with fewer than 200 individuals remaining. This small green ‘grass parrot’ with its distinctive orange belly is endemic to


Community groups, Grants, Stories

A great response to 2015 NI grants

We wish to thank everyone who recently submitted an application to round 8 of Naturally Inspired Grants. We’re very pleased to see such a high standard of applications totalling 54 applications from landholders and community groups across the Southern Tasmania NRM Region. There are a lot of exciting projects proposed,