e-news, Environment, Featured, News, Stories

Celebrating World Wetlands Day 2019

The 2nd February marks the anniversary of the signing of the Convention on Wetlands of International Importance (Ramsar Convention) in Iran 1971. All over the country seminars, nature walks, festivals and tours are run to raise public awareness of wetland values, benefits and promote the conservation and wise use of

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Biosecurity, Stories

Biosecurity Roundtable

NRM South recently participated in the Tasmanian Biosecurity Roundtable, hosted by the National Biosecurity Committee together with the Australian Government Department of Agriculture and Water Resources and Biosecurity Tasmania, Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment (DPIPWE). These events are held in every state and territory each year, and

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Biosecurity, Stories

Summer Discovery Rangers success

As with previous years, the 2017-2018 Discovery Ranger Program, delivered by Tasmania Parks and Wildlife Service in partnership with NRM South, reached out to the Tasmanian community and visitors to the State through public events and interactions. The highly skilled Discovery Rangers added value to the experience of participants through

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Aboriginal, Community groups, Stories

From Highland Cider gums to Recherche Bay waves

NRM South recently supported an Aboriginal engagement program hosted by Jason Whitehead from Highland Conservation Pty Ltd at Cockatoo Hills and the Leprena Trust, Recherche Bay.  This pilot program aimed at exploring the opportunities for further aboriginal community engagement.  Participants at Cockatoo Hills included students from Rosny College, in collaboration Cathy

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Biosecurity, Featured

Biosecurity survey online now

Do you bushwalk, go fishing, mountain biking, kayaking, or do you work on or visit farms? If you spend any time out and about in Tasmania’s landscape, then we’d love to get your input into our annual biosecurity survey. As an added incentive, four survey participants will be selected at

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Environment, Farmers and landholders, News, Ntl Landcare Programme, Research, Stories

Protecting a rare gem

Increasing the resilience of alpine bogs on the Central Plateau. When we think about bogs, the idea of a rare, important and fragile environment may not be the first thought that springs to mind. While the ecological communities known as ‘Alpine Sphagnum Bogs and Associated Fens’ may be something of

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