Community groups, Sorell/Tasman, Stories

World Wetlands Day celebrations!!

Saturday 3rd February, Dodges Ferry World Wetlands Day at Blue Lagoon, Dodges Ferry was a terrific ’taster’ event. About 50 people, including Sorell Mayor Kerry Vincent, turned up for an informative and entertaining afternoon with renowned bird expert Dr Eric Woehler and Saltmarsh expert, Vishnu Prahalad. Everyone had great fun

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Community groups, Stories, Uncategorized

Wanted – volunteers to attend Coast to Coast conference!

NRM South is pleased to offer sponsorship for volunteers in Southern Tasmania to attend the Coast to Coast Conference, being held in Hobart from 16-20 April, 2018.  Eight sponsorships are available, which includes full community registration to the conference. The sponsorships are available to any active member of any environmental

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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, News, Ntl Landcare Programme

Have your say in the NLP Regional Land Partnerships Survey

The Australian Government is consulting on the introduction of the next cycle of funding for the National Landcare Program, Phase 2. While maintaining the regional scale model, this new method of tenders and grants will likely mean significant changes for NRM in southern Tasmania, both for environmental and agricultural priorities

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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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Agriculture, Community groups, Farmers and landholders, News, Ntl Landcare Programme

Fat Pig Farm garden gets a break

Thanks to the help of a Naturally Inspired funding grant from NRM South, and a group of volunteers from the Huon Valley Roamers and Franklin Landcare groups, Fat Pig Farm now has a new and improved windbreak! Many of you may be familiar with the Gourmet Farmer TV series that

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