Environment, News, Stories

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,

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Environment, News, Stories

Celebrating Tasmania’s seafood

(L-R): Anna Wind (Cradle Coast NRM), Belinda Yaxley (Petuna Aquaculture) and Nepelle Crane (NRM South) at the Seafood Awards dinner. NRM South was proud to partner with NRM North and Cradle Coast NRM to sponsor the Environment Stewardship Award at the Tasmanian Seafood Awards on July 1 2017. Over the

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Environment, Hobart/Kingborough, Huon/Channel, News, Stories

Our Waterway Conference

The D’Entrecasteaux and Huon Collaboration’s Mini-Conference was held on Tuesday the 30th of August and was a great success - in fact there was nothing 'mini' about the conference after all! A full house of attendees came to listen to talks on waterway condition, biodiversity and marine protection, seaweeds, gulls,

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Environment, News, Stories

Nest boxes swiftly installed

In July 2016, illegal wood harvesting at a site in Bucklands saw the destruction of numerous nesting trees used by critically endangered Swift Parrots. In an effort to help remediate some of this damage, we were glad to send out our regional NRM South/Landcare Tasmania GreenArmy team to help ANU

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Environment, Ntl Landcare Programme, Projects, Stories

South East Regional Shorebirds Alliance

The South East Regional Shorebirds Alliance (SERSA) is a collaboration with multiple government and not-for-profit organisations to support community efforts in Southern Tasmania’s east coast to protect beach nesting shorebirds. This includes  threatened Terns, Hooded Plover, Little Penguin; and Pied and Sooty Oystercatchers and Red-capped Plover. For many shorebird species,

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Community groups, Environment, Grants, Stories

Gorse control to protect Mirbelia oxylobioides

In October 2015 we joined Threatened Plants Tasmania on a working bee at a rarely visited reserve near Elderslie. The aim of the working bee was to control gorse that threatens the only Tasmanian population of the sandstone bushpea (Mirbelia oxylobioides) and find out more about the flora of the

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