Biosecurity, News

Kids4Kids Sustainability Leaders Conference 2019

Along with 550 Kinder to Year 10 students, NRM South participated in the Kids4Kids Conference in Hobart this year. Students shared stories, lead activities and participated in workshops on the Conference theme of There is no Planet B.   NRM South ran three biosecurity workshops that focused on biological threats to Tasmania’s

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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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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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Biosecurity, Featured, Stories

A clean run with Endorfun

Local Tasmanian company Endorfun organise a host of outdoor events for sporting enthusiasts that includes trail running, kayaking and cycling. These events take participants through some of the State’s most stunning natural areas – including National Parks. Endorfun organisers have set a fantastic example in championing the biosecurity message to

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Biosecurity, News, Stories

The looming crisis of dieback

A recent article has starkly illustrated the dangers to our environment posed by the plant disease known as Phytophthora. With impacts likened to the effects of bleaching across our coral reefs, Phytophthora cinnamomi is more active in warmer, wetter conditions and has the potential to wreak havoc with our natural

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