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Join our Marine Debris Clean-ups

Plastic in our ocean increases by 8 million tonnes each year! This durable debris has the potential to entangle, or be ingested by fish, mammals and birds and leach toxic compounds into the ecosystem. Let’s do something about it! Over the last three years, our marine debris clean-ups have removed

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Celebrating World Wetlands Day 2019

The 2nd February marks the anniversary of the signing of the Convention on Wetlands of International Importance (Ramsar Convention) in Iran 1971. All over the country seminars, nature walks, festivals and tours are run to raise public awareness of wetland values, benefits and promote the conservation and wise use of

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Restoration of forestry sites

Norske Skog Boyer and NRM South met on the 19 December 2018 to discuss how they can team up to support sustainable forestry practices in southern Tasmania. Norske Skog Boyer have a commitment to reducing environmental impacts through sustainable practices, including the restoration of old forestry sites. Norske Skog Boyer

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Help our local handfish

Handfish walk with their “hands” rather than swim. They belong to a group of coastal anglerfish with a narrow distribution in southeastern Australia. There are 14 species with seven endemic to Tasmania and Bass Strait. Handfishes don’t have a planktonic stage, they lay eggs, and have parental care of eggs.

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Wonderful Wetlands Weekend – Feb 2019

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Seaweed Appreciation Day

On October 20th 2018, the D’Entrecasteaux and Huon Collaboration hosted a ‘Seaweed Appreciation Day’ at Tinderbox Reserve. Over 50 curious people attended to learn more about the beautiful form and function of marine plants. During the event taxonomic experts and Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies (IMAS) researchers gave talks

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