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MEDIA RELEASE: Funding for fish habitat restoration projects

NRM South is pleased to announce its success in securing funding to restore fish habitat in North West Bay and Pitt Water-Orielton Lagoon in Southern Tasmania. The funding, announced this week by Senator Jonathon Duniam, will contribute a total of $630K to manage the re-flooding of stranded saltmarsh communities in

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Weeds Action Fund applications open

The first grant round under Stage 2 of the Tasmanian Government’s Weeds Action Fund was launched on Monday 7th October, and applications are now open. The Tasmanian Weeds Action Fund (WAF) is a $5 million Tasmanian Government initiative, funded for five years from 2018-19. The funds provided by the state

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NRM South’s AGM and annual report for 2019-20

NRM South's AGM once again brought together partners, association members, NRM South staff and Board and members of the public for a recap of the past year and our plans for the future. Led by NRM South Chair Andrew Scanlon, the take-home message from the AGM was that we are

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Support to clean southern shores

Tasmania’s south west coastline is wild, rugged and largely inaccessible. However, despite its location, significant volumes of marine debris still wash up onto these remote shores. Since 1999, a small team of dedicated volunteers have set out once a year to spend time collecting, counting, and removing tonnes of detritus

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Environment, Featured, News

Flying wild – what do wedgies get up to in the wilderness?

Most of what we know about the habitat requirements for Tasmania’s Wedge-tailed Eagle comes from research done at nesting sites and in human-modified landscapes. However, the first research project approved under Round One of the Wedge-tailed Eagle Research Fund will be looking into the unknown; how adult Tasmanian Wedge-tailed Eagles

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National Threatened Species Day

September 7 is National Threatened Species Day, shining a spotlight on species that are at risk of extinction. Here in Tasmania, there are over 600 species of plant and animal that are listed as under threat. Our focus at NRM South is to contribute to the conservation and recovery of

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