Farmers and landholders, News

Property management planning for small landholders

NRM South is running a ‘Small Farm Planning Program’ in the Huon and Channel region between November and December 2018. $200 for an individual or $275 for two individuals per property Applications close at 5pm, October 8th 2018 Small Farm Planning Flyer Property Management Planning (PMP) is a process for



The true cost of illegal firewood harvesting

A recent report has highlighted the serious extent of illegal firewood harvesting operations on Tasmania’s east coast. Timber stolen from one study site alone had an estimated commercial value of over $70,000, with at least half of the trees removed classified as potential nesting habitat for the critically endangered Swift


Community groups, Featured, News

Community Clean Up at Charlottes Cove

This year's marine debris clean up at Charlottes Cove in the Huon Valley brought together over 50 volunteers from the community who braved the cold and windy conditions to help remove over 5m3 of trash from our southern beaches. Members of community groups and organisations such as Friends of Randall’s


Biosecurity, Featured

Biosecurity survey online now

Do you bushwalk, go fishing, mountain biking, kayaking, or do you work on or visit farms? If you spend any time out and about in Tasmania’s landscape, then we’d love to get your input into our annual biosecurity survey. As an added incentive, four survey participants will be selected at


Sorell/Tasman, Stories

Back on solid ground – Ramsar restoration at Pitt Water Orielton Lagoon

It’s a well-known fact that water will always find a way. In the case of Pitt Water-Orielton Lagoon, it was finding its way from multiple sources in the township of Sorell across to Miena Park, where it was causing extensive erosion issues. It was in 2015 that Paul Gray, NRM


News, Stories

Leading the Good Life

In 2017, NRM South offered a scholarship to help leaders and practitioners in the management of our natural resources make a difference to their career and sector via Tasmanian Leaders. The Max Kitchell scholarship was created in recognition of NRM South's longest-serving Chair of the Board. Tasmanian Leaders is a