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Farming Forecaster, effective ground cover management on a landscape-scale

BACKGROUND Dryland pastures comprise the majority of agricultural land use by area in southern Tasmania and support a significant amount of the state’s wool production. Incorporating some of Tasmania’s driest locations, with an annual average rainfall of less than 550mm, many of these areas have unpredictable rainfall patterns and are

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MEDIA RELEASE: Partnerships, community, and dedication – NRM South’s recipe for success

An additional $3.28 million in projects, a new regional strategy to 2030, and a 76% increase in organisational revenue. These are just a few of the successes that NRM South, southern Tasmania’s natural resource management organisation, are celebrating following the release of their most recent annual report as part of

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Fencing to support saltmarsh recovery

Located between Swansea and Coles Bay, Moulting Lagoon is one of the most complex and extensive wetland systems in Tasmania. In 1982, Moulting Lagoon was listed as a wetland of international importance under the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands. It was recognised because its many rare and significant plants and animals,

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Artificial reef construction in southern Tasmania takes a big step forward

EPA Tasmania have now approved permits for constructing two artificial reefs for native oyster reef restoration at Dixons Beach and Helliwells Point in the Derwent Estuary and D’Entrecasteaux Channel, as part of our Reef Builder project. Going through approvals processes and gaining the correct permits makes up some of the

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MEDIA RELEASE: A new natural resource management vision for Tasmania

Tasmania’s three natural resource management organisations, NRM South, NRM North and Cradle Coast Authority have released their new regional strategies through to 2030. Developed collaboratively across regions, the strategies adopt a consistent, scalable, whole-of-state NRM framework that the NRM organisations will use to prioritise their investment. Produced in consultation with

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MEDIA RELEASE: True blue – restoring temperate saltmarsh for carbon capture

NRM South, the natural resource management organisation for southern Tasmania, is celebrating the expansion of its water program thanks to a significant funding boost from the Australian Government’s Blue Carbon Ecosystem Restoration Grants. NRM South is one of only five recipient organisations across Australia to share in the $9.5 million

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