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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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, Farmers and landholders, News, Stories

Updated Weeds Guide for Southern Tasmania

First printed in 2010, we have recently revised our Weed Guide for Southern Tasmania, updated to include newly declared weeds such as Holly. Click here to download the digital version of our weeds guide, and if you’d like a print copy, they are now available from NRM South or selected

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Farmers and landholders, News, Stories

Greener pastures for Tasmania’s East Coast

The Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture (TIA) and NRM South are teaming up to invest in a new pasture project to help improve the productivity and sustainability of pasture systems in Tasmania. Led by TIA Research Fellow, Dr Rowan Smith, the project aims to identify a perennial legume that persists in

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