Featured, News, Wetlands

Drawing on local knowledge to restore internationally significant Tasmanian wetlands

Looking into the past is providing clues for future management of important wetlands in Tasmania’s south east. A four-year Australian Government funded project is working to improve the ecological condition of Apsley Marshes and Moulting Lagoon – two internationally important wetlands that serve as critical feeding areas for migratory birds

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A new cat facility for Bruny – purrfectly positioned

Cat welfare and native wildlife on Bruny Island are set to benefit from the opening of a cat management facility. On March 15, representatives from the Ten Lives Cat Centre, Kingborough Council, NRM South, and State Government met at Alonnah to officially open the facility that will help manage stray

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Weeds Action Fund large grants round open

A large grants round under Stage 2 of the Tasmanian Government’s $5 million Weeds Action Fund opened today. The initiative supports stopping the spread of and eradication of weeds that pose a threat to Tasmania’s agriculture and the environment. Delivery partner, NRM North is facilitating the competitive grants up to

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SITCAP – connecting education and industry

Highlights from today’s pilot Seafood Industry Teacher Capacity (SITCAP) Building event – hosted by NRM South and the Tasmanian Seafood Industry Council, through the Tasmanian Smart Seafood Partnership project. The Tasmanian seafood industry has made significant investment in and is extremely supportive of this capacity building work. Marine Science and

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Weeds funding round supports partnerships across land tenures

The Tasmanian Government’s $5 million Weeds Action Fund has announced 26 successful applicants for projects to be funded in its latest $200,000 small grants round. The Tasmanian Weeds Action Fund is a Tasmanian Government initiative, funded for five years from 2018-19. The funds are invested by farmers and other community

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World Wetlands Day – celebrating 50 years

February 2 is World Wetlands Day, and this year marks 50 years since the signing of the Ramsar Convention of Wetlands in Ramsar, Iran (World Wetlands Day). Wetlands are some of the most productive habitats on the planet. They are an essential part of the global water cycle and provide

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