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Performance Update June – December 2022

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Nest hollow study – are there enough tree hollows for a growing Orange-bellied Parrot population?

Orange-bellied Parrots (Neophema chrysogaster) are one of Australia’s most endangered birds. Although they would once have been more widespread, these colourful parrots now only breed in the Melaleuca valley in the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area. Each year, the entire population migrates along the Tasmanian west coast to coastal Victoria

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How hydrological restoration affects coastal saltmarsh regeneration and fish communities

Monitoring the effects of hydrological restoration on coastal saltmarsh regeneration and fish communities at Richmond Park, Coal River, Tasmania Richmond Park Estate, a merino farm near the town of Richmond, Tasmania, is home to a 65ha degraded saltmarsh and floodplain area of Coal River. NRM South are partnering with the

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MEDIA RELEASE: New Boating Code of Practice helping to protect Tasmania’s waterways

Heading out on the water this summer? A clean boat helps keep our waterways safe and now there’s a new guide available that shows you what you need to know. NRM (Natural Resource Management) South, through the Tasmanian Smart Seafood Partnership (TSSP) and in partnership with the Tasmanian Seafood Industry

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MEDIA RELEASE: Keeping Bruny Island wildlife safe from roaming cats – how you can help

Planning to head to Bruny Island this summer? Keep an eye out for new signage at the Kettering ferry terminal that is raising awareness about the impacts of feral, stray and domestic cats on Bruny Island and what visitors can do to help. Bruny Island is a wilderness hotspot. Every

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MEDIA RELEASE: New generation of boat mooring saving vital seagrass communities

Seagrass, oyster and sponge habitat in North West, Oyster Cove and Barnes Bay are on the path to recovery thanks to the installation of Environmentally Friendly Moorings (EFM) over the winter, thanks to a project being led by NRM South. Tasmanian boats are often moored on traditional style ‘chain moorings’,

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