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Performance update – June 2022

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Wrapping up the east coast legume trial

NRM South, in partnership with the Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture (TIA), have been running a perennial legume trial at Milton, Cranbrook since 2017. The aim of the trial was to test legume varieties that can persist in the challenging dryland conditions experienced on the east coast. Legumes are an important

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Environmentally Friendly Moorings – why make the switch?

Twelve mooring leaseholders in the Channel region of North West Bay have put up their hands to swap their chain moorings over to CSIRO-engineered environmentally-friendly moorings (EFMs). These moorings provide a safe and reliable alternative to help protect sensitive habitats – such as those that can be found in the

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Refining monitoring for EFMs

Marine life in North West Bay will soon be celebrating, with twelve environmentally-friendly moorings (EFMs) being installed this month. As part of our partnership project with CSIRO, OzFish Unlimited, and twelve mooring lease-holders who have volunteered to swap their traditional moorings for an EFM, we are working to restore areas

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A new oyster sensor network for Tasmania

It is well known that filter feeding shellfish such as oysters or mussels are very sensitive to their aquatic environment and are only safe for consumption where they have been grown in pollution-free waters. Oysters are so sensitive in fact that even environmental events such as increased rainfall flushing the

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MEDIA RELEASE: Miniature giants; a Giant Kelp display at Woodbridge

If you’ve ever wanted to get a glimpse into the world of the iconic Giant Kelp forests while keeping your feet dry, there’s a new display at the Woodbridge Marine Discovery Centre that is giving visitors a unique insight into these giants of the sea. Developed by staff at the

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