Community groups, Farmers and landholders

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, e-news

So long, daphne!

As part of last week's Volunteer week, a dedicated team of volunteers involved with the removal of a creeping invasion of Daphne laurel from the foothills of kunanyi/Mt Wellington got together to celebrate their success. Once established, the complete eradication of any weed is a serious challenge. Where seeds are

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Community groups

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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Agriculture, Community groups, Farmers and landholders, News

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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Community groups, Farmers and landholders

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, News

Nests for unwelcome guests

As part of an NRM South Naturally Inspired Grant to manage invasive Rainbow Lorikeets in the greater Hobart region, Hobart College students have been working hard on constructing specially designed nesting boxes in recent weeks, and were excited to see the first boxes placed into trees at the Kingston Golf

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