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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Farmers and landholders, News, Stories

Insect Attraction – Bringing in Beneficial Bugs

While many gardeners and producers spend a lot of time trying to get rid of the army of endless bug invaders intent on helping themselves to tasty crops, fighting fire with fire can prove to be a helpful approach! Beneficial insects, such as hoverflies, ladybirds, spiders and lacewings, can help

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Farmers and landholders, News, Ntl Landcare Programme, Stories

Small Farm Planning in Southern Tasmania

"Doing this course was the best single thing we’ve done in the development of our property" - Small Farm Planning program participant In the five years that NRM South has been running an annual Small Farm Planning program, we have provided advice and training to 137 participants on 82 properties

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Environment, Farmers and landholders, News, Ntl Landcare Programme, Research, Stories

Protecting a rare gem

Increasing the resilience of alpine bogs on the Central Plateau. When we think about bogs, the idea of a rare, important and fragile environment may not be the first thought that springs to mind. While the ecological communities known as ‘Alpine Sphagnum Bogs and Associated Fens’ may be something of

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Agriculture, Farmers and landholders, News, Research, Stories

Signing on for collaboration

In a few short weeks, a delegation from the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences will be heading to Tasmania to sign a formal Memorandum of Understanding with NRM South and the Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture at the University of Tasmania. Have a listen to this short interview with NRM South

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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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