Featured, News, TSSP

MEDIA RELEASE: Funding for fish habitat restoration projects

NRM South is pleased to announce its success in securing funding to restore fish habitat in North West Bay and Pitt Water-Orielton Lagoon in Southern Tasmania. The funding, announced this week by Senator Jonathon Duniam, will contribute a total of $630K to manage the re-flooding of stranded saltmarsh communities in

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Environment, Featured, News

Flying wild – what do wedgies get up to in the wilderness?

Most of what we know about the habitat requirements for Tasmania’s Wedge-tailed Eagle comes from research done at nesting sites and in human-modified landscapes. However, the first research project approved under Round One of the Wedge-tailed Eagle Research Fund will be looking into the unknown; how adult Tasmanian Wedge-tailed Eagles

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Environment, Featured, News

Stage 2 Bruny Island cat control project underway

NRM South is pleased to announce that the second stage of the Bruny Island Cat Management Program is now underway. This project (funded through the Australian Government’s Environment Restoration Fund) is working to reduce the impacts of cats on the island’s population of eastern quoll (Dasyurus viverrinus), a species that

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Featured, News, TSSP

TSSP co-invests in giant kelp restoration project

The Tasmanian Smart Seafood Partnership (TSSP) has co-invested in the first phase of a giant kelp restoration project. Run by the Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies (IMAS), this project is supported by the National Environmental Science Program’s Marine Biodiversity Hub and the Climate Foundation. Over the past few decades,

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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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D'Entrecasteaux & Huon Collaboration, News

Caring for Our Waterways

  This year’s D’Entrecasteaux and Huon Collaboration (DHC) mini-conference was a huge success! Held on the 28th of June 2019, this conference facilitated the sharing of new research, ideas, and discussions about ‘our wterways’, otherwise known as the D’Entrecasteaux and Huon Estuary.  Dr Amelia Fowles (DHC Project Coordinator with NRM South), did a fantastic job

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