Aboriginal, Community groups, Stories

From Highland Cider gums to Recherche Bay waves

NRM South recently supported an Aboriginal engagement program hosted by Jason Whitehead from Highland Conservation Pty Ltd at Cockatoo Hills and the Leprena Trust, Recherche Bay.  This pilot program aimed at exploring the opportunities for further aboriginal community engagement.  Participants at Cockatoo Hills included students from Rosny College, in collaboration Cathy

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Community groups, Farmers and landholders, Stories

Saving Morrisbyi’s Gum – update

Last year, NRM South was successful in an application to the Australian Government’s Threatened Species Recovery Fund for a collaborative project aimed at protecting Tasmania’s endemic, and endangered, Morrisby’s gum (Eucalyptus morrisbyi). The last 6 months has seen loads of activity and an encouraging regeneration response to the fencing works

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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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