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 Mienna Park, where it was causing extensive erosion issues. It was in 2015 that Paul Gray, NRM

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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

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April 2018 e-news

It’s been a month dominated by conferences and forums here in Southern Tasmania. From the Coast to Coast conference to the Australia-China Sustainable Agricultural Technology Forum, we’ve had a busy few weeks! We’ve also got some timely tips for firewood users as winter weather starts to creep in and a

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NRM South leads the building international partnerships in sustainable agriculture

From 30 April to 4 May 2018, NRM South co-hosted the first Australia-China Sustainable Agricultural Technology Forum with the University of Tasmania and the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (CAAS). Forum attendees included a 21-strong CAAS delegation as well as some 60 delegates from Australian NRM regions and the University

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A new firewood flyer

With the cold weather approaching, many Tasmanians have started to stock up on winter wood supplies. In fact, we burn more wood per capita here than anywhere else in Australia! But do you know where your firewood has come from? NRM South has released a new information flyer that will

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Coast to Coast conference wrap-up

In 2004, the inaugural Coast to Coast conference was held in Hobart. Fourteen years on, it returned to the city where it all began. From April 16-20, Australia’s biennial national coastal management conference welcomed 250 delegates working in government, research, natural resource management, consultancy, community organisations and volunteer groups. This dynamic

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