Community groups, Farmers and landholders, News

Updated Weeds Guide for Southern Tasmania

First printed in 2010, we have recently revised our Weed Guide for Southern Tasmania, updated to include newly declared weeds such as Holly. Click here to download the digital version of our weeds guide, and if you’d like a print copy, they are now available from NRM South or selected

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Farmers and landholders, News

Greener pastures for Tasmania’s East Coast

The Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture (TIA) and NRM South are teaming up to invest in a new pasture project to help improve the productivity and sustainability of pasture systems in Tasmania. Led by TIA Research Fellow, Dr Rowan Smith, the project aims to identify a perennial legume that persists in

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D'Entrecasteaux & Huon Collaboration, News

Marine debris month in southern Tasmania

Over the month of May, the Huon and Channel communities came together to clean up beaches and foreshore areas in their regions.Clean-up sites included Dover, Alonnah to Simpsons Point on Bruny Island, Garden Island, and Randalls Bay to Nine Pin Point in the Huon Estuary. More than 36 m3 of marine

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Community groups, News

Celebrating Tasmania’s volunteers

To kick off National Volunteer Week, Volunteering Tasmania announced the winners of the 2017 Southern Cross Television Tasmanian Volunteering Awards during a ceremony at Government House in Hobart. NRM South sponsored the ‘NRM South Environment, Animal Care and Conservation Award’, and the three finalists for this award were: Mark Bartlett

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Agriculture, e-news, Farmers and landholders, News

Small Farm Planning Workshops 2017

Property Management Planning (PMP) is a process for developing and documenting the visions and goals for a property, with a focus on natural resources. Small farms have different needs to larger properties and this program has been designed specifically for small properties typically ranging in size from 5 – 100

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Community groups, Grants

Volunteers keeping Maatsuyker Island weeds in check

Four Friends of Maatsuyker Island (FOMI) Wildcare volunteers conducted weed control and shearwater monitoring on Maatsuyker Island from 30 November to 5 December 2016. The primary weed task was to treat the invasive environmental weed Montbretia and deal with blackberry and Hebe elliptica if located.  It works well to have

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