Featured, Stories

Seaweed Appreciation Day

On October 20th 2018, the D’Entrecasteaux and Huon Collaboration hosted a ‘Seaweed Appreciation Day’ at Tinderbox Reserve. Over 50 curious people attended to learn more about the beautiful form and function of marine plants. During the event taxonomic experts and Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies (IMAS) researchers gave talks


Featured, News

2018 Annual report online

Our Annual report for the 2017-18 financial year is now online, you can view or download a copy at the link. The end of June 2018 saw the wrapping up of program activities under NLP1 and we’ve accomplished a lot over these past three years. Some of our NLP1 highlights


Community groups, Featured, News

Community Clean Up at Charlottes 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


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



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


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