Featured, News, Wetlands

Supporting saltmarsh recovery on Tasmania’s east coast

At Apsley Marshes/Moulting Lagoon, an iconic wetland complex on Tasmania’s east coast, NRM South is supporting research into how saltmarshes that have become degraded after decades of grazing can recover. Moulting Lagoon and Apsley Marshes are internationally significant Ramsar wetlands. They provide critical habitat for migratory birds, support a local

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Environment, Featured, News

MEDIA RELEASE: Conservation covenants swiftly secured

Streaking through the air at speeds of up to 90 kilometres an hour, the brightly coloured and iconic Swift Parrot is one of only two parrots that annually migrate from mainland Australia to breed in Tasmania. Arriving in spring, they seek out flowering blue gums, find a mate and a

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Environment, Featured, News

New landholder fact sheet for Black or Brookers Gum forests on farms

We’ve just released a new fact sheet for farmers all about the benefits of preserving stands of forests on their properties. It’s specifically targeted for ‘Tasmanian forests and woodlands dominated by black gum or Brookers gum’, which is both rare and unique to our state, and highlights how farmers can

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Agriculture, Featured, News

MEDIA RELEASE: Grazing time in the Derwent – Upskilling course for dryland graziers

After a successful first round of the annual ‘Grazing Time’ dryland pasture course, registrations are now open for a second round, starting in late May. Tailored to semi-arid areas in the Derwent, the course is the first of its kind in Tasmania and is ideal for farmers wanting to improve

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Featured, News, Wetlands

MEDIA RELEASE: Drawing on local knowledge to restore internationally significant Tasmanian wetlands

Looking into the past is providing clues for future management of important wetlands in Tasmania’s south east. A four-year Australian Government funded project is working to improve the ecological condition of Apsley Marshes and Moulting Lagoon – two internationally important wetlands that serve as critical feeding areas for migratory birds

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Featured, News, TSSP

SITCAP – connecting education and industry

Connecting some of Tasmania’s teachers directly with the state’s seafood industry proved an impactful learning experience at the Seafood Industry Capacity Building program (SITCap) pilot in February. The event was hosted jointly by NRM South and the Tasmanian Seafood Industry Council (TSIC), through the Tasmanian Smart Seafood Partnership project. Twenty-four

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