Community groups, Stories

NRM South staff can help!

We recognise and appreciate the invaluable voluntary work undertaken in our region by community groups, organisations and individuals.  Through our corporate support policy, all NRM South staff have an opportunity to provide support to volunteer community groups working on natural resource management in our region. Staff members are paid their

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Community groups, Farmers and landholders, Stories

Waterbug Identification – Free Training

In Spring 2018 and 2019, participants from all around Australia will discover how healthy their local rivers and wetlands are, as part of The National Waterbug Blitz. Using basic tools (hand lens, icecube tray and plastic spoon) and following the guidance of The Waterbug App, users will be able to

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Community groups, Farmers and landholders, Stories

Midlands Restoration project – Tasmanian Island Ark

Join us on this free bus tour to visit some key sites in the Greening Australia Midlands Restoration Project. This is a long-term landscape-scale environmental restoration initiative designed to increase connectivity and biodiversity in the Northern Midlands, an area with a long history of agricultural production. The tour will include:

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Community groups, Grants, Hobart/Kingborough, News

Fair Go for Swifties – Unwanted: The Rainbow Lorikeet!

Volunteers have been busy constructing and painting 50 nesting boxes for rainbow lorikeets, as part of a Naturally Inspired grant project run by the Sustainability Learning Centre and Hobart College. The project has also received support from an Inspiring Australia Public Science Events Grant. The invasive Rainbow Lorikeet population in

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Community groups, Grants, Stories

Maatsuyker Island Art Cards

The Art Card series produced by Friends of Maatsuyker Island (FOMI) Wildcare reached $3000 in sales in just over 12 months. This project involved design, research, printing, production and sales of 11 designs for the Maatsuyker Island Art Card series of high quality gift cards. Artists who have an association

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Community groups, Stories

Caring for our Environment!

Congratulations to all the winners of the Caring for our Environment Photo Competition, announced recently as we celebrated National Volunteer Week 2017.  Everyone is welcome to view the exhibition which will remain on display at the Sustainability Learning Centre, Mt Nelson, until 31 May. All photos, including names and captions,

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