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
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
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
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
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
We’re running a short survey on biosecurity and hygiene practices among those of you who spend time in Tasmania’s natural and productive landscapes. Our yearly surveys to help us to develop our biosecurity communications and education program – so even if you’ve done the survey before, your input is welcome!