Featured, Media releases, Research, Stories

China looks to Tasmania for NRM expertise

The President of the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (CAAS) - China’s premier agricultural research organisation and one of the largest in the world -  has today signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with NRM South that will see the two organisations sharing expertise and technologies in sustainable agriculture and

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Agriculture, Media releases, News, Research

ACACA Grant for agricultural collaboration with China

NRM South has received a highly competitive $44,000 grant under the latest rounds of the Australian Government Australia-China Agriculture Cooperation Agreement (ACACA) to deliver an Australia-China Sustainable Agricultural Technology Forum in Tasmania in 2018. Following a visit to Tasmania by Chinese President Xi Jinping three years ago, NRM South initiated

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Our first crowdfunding campaign has taken flight!

DONATE HERE On May 1 2017, NRM South launched of our first-ever crowdfunding campaign. This 30-day campaign aims to raise $60,000 for beach-nesting shorebird conservation activities over the 2017-18 summer period, with target species including Fairy Tern, Little Penguin, Pied Oystercatcher, Hooded Plover and Red-capped Plover. Shorebirds across Australia are

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Media releases, News, Ntl Landcare Programme, Stories

National Landcare Programme Review

The Australian Government is currently undertaking a review of the delivery arrangements for the National Landcare Programme to inform future decision making through a stakeholder survey. In Tasmania, the National Landcare Programme (NLP) has provided funding to an array of natural resource management activities, including Regional Delivery through Tasmania’s three

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Community groups, Farmers and landholders, Media releases, News, Stories

New Guide to help farmers maintain healthy waterways

Following from last week’s World Water Week, EDO Tasmania, in state-wide partnership with Tasmania’s regional NRM bodies, released a Working Near Waterways guide. This new resource will help farmers, land managers and Landcare groups to navigate the complex laws around working near waterways. Working Near Waterways details the legal obligations

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Farmers and landholders, Media releases, Stories

Funding to clear flood damaged rivers

The Tasmanian Government is providing up to $200,000 to clear rivers and repair riverbanks damaged by floods last month. The record breaking rainfall had a devastating impact on many Tasmanian communities, infrastructure and industries. The Tasmanian and Federal Government announced immediate assistance, but there is still a long road ahead

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