Welcome to the July 2014 edition of NRM Snapshot, a monthly e-bulletin of what’s happening in Tasmania’s land, water, coastal and marine environments. Get informed! Get involved! Get funded!
Happy New Year
This is our chance to say a big thank you to all the groups, individuals and organisations who worked with us on projects during 2013/14. We’re very proud of your achievements and look forward to telling stories about this work on the website and via our annual report soon.
Celebrate 25 years of Landcare
The Landcare Hero Honour Roll celebrates the contributions of those who have been involved in Landcare for over 25 years.
Make your nomination today
Bruny Bird Festival!
The third Bruny Island Bird Festival is taking place 23-26 October 2014. Program and registrations now available.
Keep an eye on the site for more info
Membership renewal time
It’s membership renewal time for members of NRM South (the Southern Natural Resource Management Regional Association).
Renew or update here
National Landcare Conference support
Registrations are open for 17-19 September Conference. NRM South, Hobart City Council and Landcare Tas are offering $750 subsidies to community members to support costs associated with attending the conference. Contact us for an EOI form.
Vote for your favourite!
Who will be this year’s National Landcare People’s Choice Award winner? There are nine Tasmanian representatives, so lodge your vote to get our wonderful locals recognised.
Lodge your vote now
NRM Science Showcase now online
From grazing to saving lizards, soil health to water management. Multiple presentations of interest are available online from this SA conference.
Check out the presentations
Stay in the loop on Facebook
Join us on our NRM South Facebook site where you can learn about or get involved with our many activities, programs and events!
Visit our Facebook site
Weeds in focus
NRM South and the Tasmanian Weeds Society invite you to join the Australasian Weeds Conference in Hobart, September 2014.
We’ll see you there
In Safe Hands Training Guide
This training helps groups deal with the challenges of managing safety. This online training guide is self-paced and introduces you to basics of implementing the Toolkit.
Look at the training here
Nominations are open for the Community Achievement Awards and Pride of Australia Medal. Great opportunity to recognise amazing people and organisations in our local community.
See information here
The state of volunteering
Volunteering Tasmania is running a comprehensive survey that will assess the value that volunteers make to the community. They would like feedback from anyone working in the volunteer area.
Look at the survey here
Calling all tree planters!
Take part in the country’s largest community and nature care event – register for an event near you on National Tree Day, Sunday 27 July 2014.
Knowledge and Information Forum
NRM South and DPIPWE are supporting local government and NRM practitioners with tools and info on burning issues in resource management. Monday 4 August, 2014.
See more info here
Bush adventures in Hobart
‘Just for Adults’ programs include a range of guided walks, workshops and special events to offer rewarding and relaxing social recreation.
Check it out here
Tas Govt supporting community groups
A series of FREE Project Planning and Grant Writing Workshops will be delivered in five locations in Southern Tas from August through to October 2014!
Find a venue here
Photo monitoring demo
Join us 31 July for a demonstration of rePhoto – a photo monitoring software (via app and mobile) that makes photo point monitoring easy. Great for groups, government organisations, councils and landholders.
Check out the event details here
Events in the region
Check out NRM South’s Facebook page and Twitter for recent event updates.
25 July – National Schools Tree Day
27 July – National Tree Day
31 July – RePhoto Demonstration, Derwent Valley Council
4 August – Knowledge and Information Forum, Botanical Gardens
17-19 September – National Landcare Conference, Melbourne