Aboriginal, Grants, News, Projects

Culturally Inspired in NRM

Culturally Inspired grants open in southern Tasmania Aboriginal people and organisations in southern Tasmania are invited to submit an Expression of Interest (EOI) to Culturally Inspired grants totalling $30,000 to help care for the region’s natural environment. Culturally Inspired grants of up to $5,000 are available for Aboriginal people and


Grants, Media releases

Naturally Inspired Grants – now open!

Naturally Inspired Grants – now open! NRM South is pleased to announce the launch of its 2016 Naturally Inspired Grants round, providing funding to support projects that deliver positive environmental change and sustainable farming initiatives across Southern Tasmania. The grants are open to community groups, farmer groups, not-for-profit organisations, schools


Community groups, Grants

Tasmanian Tree Frog Captive breeding program at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary

Freddo and Gronk are Tasmanian Tree Frogs that form part of the male contingent of the pilot captive breeding program at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary. Despite introducing these handsome fellows to the female frogs, wildlife keeper Bernadette Camus is still waiting to see tadpoles. The key to this mystery may be


Farmers and landholders, Grants

Understanding soil and vegetation changes at Cockatoo Hills

On a recent field trip with Kerry Bridle from UTAS, NRM South staff member Magali Wright and a landholder undertook surveys to support the development of a management plan for a magnificent property near Bronte Park where, with new ownership, the focus of management has switched to conservation. The project


Community groups, Environment, Grants

Gorse control to protect Mirbelia oxylobioides

In October 2015 we joined Threatened Plants Tasmania on a working bee at a rarely visited reserve near Elderslie. The aim of the working bee was to control gorse that threatens the only Tasmanian population of the sandstone bushpea (Mirbelia oxylobioides) and find out more about the flora of the



NIBS Grants funded – 2015

A portion of NRM South’s Naturally Inspired Grants budget for community groups is allocated to the Naturally Inspired Bite-sized program, to provide support for small, short-term projects ranging from $200 – $500. Project funds are acquitted within 3 months of receiving the grant money. The Naturally Inspired Bite-sized grants are