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Funding boost for drought resilience

NRM South is thrilled to announce that our $1.445M Drought Resilience Innovation Grant application has been successful. Our “Co-developing and improving digital tools for increased drought resilience with, and for, Tasmanian farmers” project will drive improved drought resilience through a state-wide rollout of the Farming Forecaster decision support tool in

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MEDIA RELEASE: Taking Swift Parrots off the menu

When it comes to planning actions to protect the critically endangered Swift Parrot in Tasmania, it may come as a surprise that an important piece of the puzzle is finding out the type of nest boxes that Sugar Gliders prefer. Once listed as a protected species in Tasmania and undeniably

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A field day in the Fingal: Talking pasture renovation trials and livestock health

In mid-February we ran a field day in the Fingal Valley, sharing what we’ve learned so far from our strip tillage demonstration site at Speyside. Hosted alongside NRM North, TIA and Agriprove, and in conjunction with producers, the field day welcomed a great turnout of attendees. The trial is investigating

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MEDIA RELEASE: ‘Farming Forecaster’ for Tasmanian graziers.

Tasmanian graziers will now have access to a new online decision-making tool that has been developed by CSIRO in conjunction with producers, being used with great success across NSW. This project was instigated by the East Coast Primary Producers Association with funding achieved by NRM South through the Australian Government’s

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MEDIA RELEASE: Carbon + Biodiversity = benefits for farmers

NRM South is leading the rollout of a new pilot program for farmers in southern Tasmania who are looking to improve their land condition, vegetation coverage and establish future carbon income streams.  Round 2 of the Australian Government funded Carbon + Biodiversity pilot offers economic incentives to farmers who plant

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New Swift Parrot habitat protected in perpetuity

Access to high quality habitat is key to the survival and recovery of the rare and threatened Swift Parrot. However, not just any habitat will do. Swift Parrots migrate from the mainland to Tasmania every spring for their breeding season, and when it comes to food and nesting sites -

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