Environment, Farmers and landholders, News

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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Environment

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

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Environment

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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Environment, News

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

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, News

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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