Community groups, Stories

NRM South staff can help!

We recognise and appreciate the invaluable voluntary work undertaken in our region by community groups, organisations and individuals.  Through our corporate support policy, all NRM South staff have an opportunity to provide support to volunteer community groups working on natural resource management in our region. Staff members are paid their


Aboriginal, News, Ntl Landcare Programme, Stories

Getting fired up in Cape York

In July 2017, NRM South supported Cathy Ransom, Ben Sculthorpe (weetapoona Aboriginal Corporation directors), John Easton, Craig Blake, Jayke Binns (pakana services) and Kris Schaffer (Bushfoods director) to attend a national fire workshop in Cape York. Essential to successful environmental management is understanding how fire can be both a destructive


Agriculture, Farmers and landholders, News, Research, Stories

Signing on for collaboration

In a few short weeks, a delegation from the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences will be heading to Tasmania to sign a formal Memorandum of Understanding with NRM South and the Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture at the University of Tasmania. Have a listen to this short interview with NRM South


Community groups, Farmers and landholders, Stories

Waterbug Identification – Free Training

In Spring 2018 and 2019, participants from all around Australia will discover how healthy their local rivers and wetlands are, as part of The National Waterbug Blitz. Using basic tools (hand lens, icecube tray and plastic spoon) and following the guidance of The Waterbug App, users will be able to


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,


e-news, News, Stories

September 2017 e-news

Spring is officially in the air and much like the busy bees getting stuck into the first burst of flowers, we’re gearing up for an action-packed few months across all our program areas. So, if you’re ready to emerge from winter hibernation, read on for a look at what’s going