Media releases, News

Boost for Natural Resource Management in Southern Tasmania

NRM South has been appointed as the project service provider for southern Tasmania through the Australian Government’s Regional Land Partnerships program. Over the next four years, we will deliver vital on-ground projects on behalf of the Australian Government that will benefit the environment, communities and industries of southern Tasmania. Our

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Community groups, Farmers and landholders, Media releases, News

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

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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Community groups, Media releases

Media Release: Launch of the Saltmarsh App

Turning the Tide on Saltmarsh Loss – Because it Matters A new tool will allow anyone to help protect one of Tasmania’s most important and vulnerable ecosystems. The Saltmarsh Matters app lets members of the public record information on saltmarsh condition, birdlife and human impacts. NRM South have worked with

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Community groups, Media releases, News

Bruny Island Beach Clean Up

Collaborating to clean up the channel Fifty-six volunteers undertook a major coastal clean-up at Alonnah on Bruny Island on Saturday the 2nd of April, 2016. Local residents from Bruny and the Channel areas, Sustainable Living in Kingborough, Conservation Volunteers Australia and the Bruny Island Boat Club joined forces with staff

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Media releases, News

D’Entrecasteaux and Huon Report Card

The first ever report card on one of Tasmania’s most loved and used waterways, the D’Entrecasteaux Channel and Huon Estuary waterway, will be released on 2nd March 2016. This report card will focus on water quality and sediment health, pollution types and sources, swimming and seafood safety, coastal and marine

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