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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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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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Recovery effort for a threatened eucalypt gets a dramatic boost

How social media and a family interested in plant conservation helped recovery efforts for one of Australia’s most threatened eucalypts. In early September, NRM South received funding from the Australian Government’s Threatened Species Recovery Fund for a multi-partner project to save Tasmania’s endemic, and endangered, Morrisby’s gum (Eucalyptus morrisbyi). Morrisby’s



Make it a shorebirds summer

With summer holidays underway, and as we prepare our beach kits ready to get out and enjoy the sun, sand and surf - it's a timely reminder to keep an eye out for beach-nesting shorebirds. Nesting season starts in early spring and extends right through until the end of summer


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D’Entrecasteaux and Huon Collaboration enews – Nov 17

Take a look at the November edition of the D’Entrecasteaux and Huon waterway news here.


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Funding to protect our threatened Morrisby’s gum

Announced as part of Threatened Species Day, a list of nation-wide projects set to share in a total of $3 million in funding from the Australian Government’s Threatened Species Recovery Fund, has been released. NRM South was successful in an application for a collaborative project aimed at protecting Tasmania’s endemic,