Biosecurity, Stories

Summer Discovery Rangers success

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


Community groups, Stories

Shorebird Education Kit

Last year, the South East Regional Shorebirds Alliance, led by NRM South, ran a Crowd Funding Campaign – Tassie Shorebirds Rescue. Some of the money raised has been used to develop an Education Kit for Beach-nesting Birds, which is now available free to download. The kit provides details of twelve awareness


Aboriginal, Community groups, Stories

From Highland Cider gums to Recherche Bay waves

NRM South recently supported an Aboriginal engagement program hosted by Jason Whitehead from Highland Conservation Pty Ltd at Cockatoo Hills and the Leprena Trust, Recherche Bay.  This pilot program aimed at exploring the opportunities for further aboriginal community engagement.  Participants at Cockatoo Hills included students from Rosny College, in collaboration Cathy


Community groups, Farmers and landholders, Stories

Saving Morrisbyi’s Gum – update

Last year, NRM South was successful in an application to the Australian Government’s Threatened Species Recovery Fund for a collaborative project aimed at protecting Tasmania’s endemic, and endangered, Morrisby’s gum (Eucalyptus morrisbyi). The last 6 months has seen loads of activity and an encouraging regeneration response to the fencing works



A message from NRM South

The Australian Government implemented a tender process for environmental funding across the 56 natural resource management regions throughout Australia. NRM South submitted a strong bid aimed at maximising outcomes for sustainable development in Tasmania, and was the only tenderer for our region, but unfortunately was unsuccessful. The tender process was


Sorell/Tasman, Stories

Back on solid ground – Ramsar restoration at Pitt Water Orielton Lagoon

It’s a well-known fact that water will always find a way. In the case of Pitt Water-Orielton Lagoon, it was finding its way from multiple sources in the township of Sorell across to Miena Park, where it was causing extensive erosion issues. It was in 2015 that Paul Gray, NRM