Community groups, Stories

Caring for our Environment Photo Competition

Thanks to everyone who entered the Caring for our Environment photo competition! Entries have now closed, and the hard task of judging has begun! Photos will be scored by our volunteer panel including representatives from our sponsors as well as members from the Hobart Photographic Society. The People’s Choice Award

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Community groups, Farmers and landholders, Stories

Community subsidies – apply now!

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NRM South is pleased to offer a limited number of $750 subsidies to volunteers and farmers in Southern Tasmania to attend the 2016 National Landcare Conference ‘Collaborative Communities – Landcare in Action’, held at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, from 21st-23rd September. Applications for a subsidy close 24 July,

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Community groups, Stories

Give Happy. Live Happy.

A huge congratulations to all the winners and finalists in our Caring for the Environment photo competition! It was great that so many were able to attend our event yesterday, celebrating National Volunteer Week with us and other special guests. Amazingly, 4 out of 5 Tasmanians volunteer in some capacity

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Community groups, Stories

UTAS CARES – Volunteer for your environment

  • UTAS CARES engaging with students at University of Tasmania O-week

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UTAS CARES seeks to connect staff and students from the University of Tasmania with a broad range of volunteer environmental care groups in Southern Tasmania, giving them the opportunity to engage with our unique Tasmanian environment, culture and community. The collaboration between the University of Tasmania, NRM South, Landcare Tasmania,

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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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Community groups, Stories

Celebrate Volunteer Week 2015

WHY SHOULD WE CELEBRATE VOLUNTEER CONTRIBUTION? Because everybody’s doing it. Amazingly 4 out of 5 Tasmanians in the last year (Volunteering Tasmania stats Feb 2014-2015) volunteered in some capacity. That’s a whopping 411000 people in Tasmania who did something to help someone else in the last year. Aren’t we awesome?

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