e-news, Environment, Featured, News, Stories

Celebrating World Wetlands Day 2019

The 2nd February marks the anniversary of the signing of the Convention on Wetlands of International Importance (Ramsar Convention) in Iran 1971. All over the country seminars, nature walks, festivals and tours are run to raise public awareness of wetland values, benefits and promote the conservation and wise use of

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Community groups, Featured, News

Community Clean Up at Charlotte Cove

This year's marine debris clean up at Charlottes Cove in the Huon Valley brought together over 50 volunteers from the community who braved the cold and windy conditions to help remove over 5m3 of trash from our southern beaches. Members of community groups and organisations such as Friends of Randall’s

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Biosecurity, Featured

Biosecurity survey online now

Do you bushwalk, go fishing, mountain biking, kayaking, or do you work on or visit farms? If you spend any time out and about in Tasmania’s landscape, then we’d love to get your input into our annual biosecurity survey. As an added incentive, four survey participants will be selected at

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Featured

Another year of keeping our waterways clear

Working together to protect the biodiversity, health and productivity of Tasmania’s most popular waterway, the D’Entrecasteaux and Huon Collaboration will once again be organising a series of beach clean-ups on Bruny Island and in the Huon Valley. Two events will be held during May; [CANCELLED DUE TO EXTREME WEATHER]Saturday 12

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Environment, Featured, Research, Stories

Recovery effort for a threatened eucalypt gets a dramatic boost

How social media and a family interested in plant conservation helped recovery efforts for one of Australia’s most threatened eucalypts. In early September, NRM South received funding from the Australian Government’s Threatened Species Recovery Fund for a multi-partner project to save Tasmania’s endemic, and endangered, Morrisby’s gum (Eucalyptus morrisbyi). Morrisby’s

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Featured, Media releases, Research, Stories

China looks to Tasmania for NRM expertise

The President of the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (CAAS) - China’s premier agricultural research organisation and one of the largest in the world -  has today signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with NRM South that will see the two organisations sharing expertise and technologies in sustainable agriculture and

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