Community groups, News

Biosecurity Alert – Pacific Oyster Mortality Syndrome (POMS)

Pacific Oyster Mortality Syndrome (POMS) has now been confirmed in a number of growing areas in Tasmania. In an effort to control the spread of POMS, a permit controlled area has been declared for the whole of Tasmania. This declaration restricts the movement of oysters, and associated materials and equipment


Media releases

New Ramsar wetland sign at new tourist attraction lookout and cellar door

Premier Will Hodgman recently launched a new cellar door and lookout at Devil’s Corner, which houses new interpretive information on the Moulting Lagoon Ramsar wetland. The new sign was developed in partnership with Tasmania Parks and Wildlife Service, Glamorgan Spring Bay Council, NRM South, BirdLife Tasmania, the Great Eastern Drive


Community groups, Grants

Tasmanian Tree Frog Captive breeding program at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary

Freddo and Gronk are Tasmanian Tree Frogs that form part of the male contingent of the pilot captive breeding program at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary. Despite introducing these handsome fellows to the female frogs, wildlife keeper Bernadette Camus is still waiting to see tadpoles. The key to this mystery may be


Community groups, Media releases

D’Entrecasteaux and Huon Collaboration

Friday 4 December 2015   MEDIA RELEASE: PARTNERSHIP TO PROTECT TASSIE’S MOST POPULAR WATERWAY The D’Entrecasteaux and Huon waterways are shared-use waterways that host more Tasmanian recreational fishers and boaters than any other in Tasmania, and with thriving commercial operators and growing residential development it is critical that the area’s



Our Waterway – new website

The D’Entrecasteaux and Huon Collaboration (DHC) is an innovative partnership between industry, government and natural resource managers. It provides a framework for collaboration that will support and enhance natural diversity and improve the condition of the D’Entrecasteaux Channel and Huon Estuary. The region’s two salmon farmers – Huon Aquaculture and


Farmers and landholders, Grants

Understanding soil and vegetation changes at Cockatoo Hills

On a recent field trip with Kerry Bridle from UTAS, NRM South staff member Magali Wright and a landholder undertook surveys to support the development of a management plan for a magnificent property near Bronte Park where, with new ownership, the focus of management has switched to conservation. The project