News

The Reconciliation Journey

The 27th of May marks the start of National Reconciliation Week, incorporating two significant dates in advancing the rights of our nation’s Aboriginal peoples. The 27th of May is the anniversary of the landslide 1967 national referendum that gave the Commonwealth the power to make laws for Aboriginal and Torres

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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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Agriculture, News, Projects

Farmers can lift productivity and profits by improving water drainage

A farmer workshop sponsored by NRM South and Macquarie Franklin (Water for Profit) on the principles of drainage was held at Jericho on Thursday 12 May and attracted an excellent turnout of farmers. Understanding water drainage on farms is critical to productivity even in apparently dry landscapes is a key

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Agriculture, Farmers and landholders, News

Small Farm Planning Workshops 2016

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, 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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