Community groups, Farmers and landholders, Grants, News, Ntl Landcare Programme, Stories

Round 10 Naturally Inspired Grant recipients announced

Recipients for Round 10 of NRM South’s Naturally Inspired Grants were announced today, with 37 projects receiving $257,000 in total funding within the southeast region. Recipients include 16 community groups and 19 landowners, with funding of up to $10,000 awarded per project. This round also offered additional funding of $8,000


Media releases, News, Ntl Landcare Programme, Stories

National Landcare Programme Review

The Australian Government is currently undertaking a review of the delivery arrangements for the National Landcare Programme to inform future decision making through a stakeholder survey. In Tasmania, the National Landcare Programme (NLP) has provided funding to an array of natural resource management activities, including Regional Delivery through Tasmania’s three


Community groups, Grants, Ntl Landcare Programme, Stories

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, Farmers and landholders, Ntl Landcare Programme, Stories, Upper Derwent/Highland Lakes

Bushlinks 500, one year on and plantings are going strong

The Bushlinks 500 project aimed to re-create and restore 500 ha of grassy woodland within and adjacent to the Midlands Biodiversity Hotspot. The project used the Regional Ecosystem Model (REM) to target priority areas and design on-ground works with high biodiversity and landscape function outcomes. Working across 11 properties, this


Environment, Ntl Landcare Programme, Projects, Stories

South East Regional Shorebirds Alliance

The South East Regional Shorebirds Alliance (SERSA) is a collaboration with multiple government and not-for-profit organisations to support community efforts in Southern Tasmania’s east coast to protect beach nesting shorebirds. This includes  threatened Terns, Hooded Plover, Little Penguin; and Pied and Sooty Oystercatchers and Red-capped Plover. For many shorebird species,


Agriculture, Community groups, Environment, Farmers and landholders, Grants, Media releases, Ntl Landcare Programme

$5.03M National Landcare Programme for Southern Tas

NRM South today announced it will receive $5.03M under the regional stream of the National Landcare Programme (NLP) for the benefit Southern Tasmania’s natural spaces. NRM South is one of 56 regional bodies within Australia contributing to delivering the Australian Government’s National Landcare Programme. These funds are critical to the