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June 2015 enews

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See the June 2015 enews here or scroll below for content.


Tasmanian Landcare Conference and Awards

The 2015 Tasmanian Landcare Awards and Conference ‘Taking Charge of Change’ will be held on 10th and 11th October in the Huon Valley and feature local, Tasmanian and interstate content in field trips, plenary sessions and concurrent workshops exploring three significant themes; Innovation, Knowledge and Celebrating Success. Registrations will open soon.
See here for more info

$5.03M funding for Southern Tas

Southern Tasmania will receive $5.03M funding over the next 3 years, as part of the Australian Government’s National Landcare Programme (NLP) regional stream, to be delivered by NRM South via a series of programs and partners.
See more here

Landcare Awards

Nominations are now open for the 2015 Tasmanian Landcare Awards.  Landcarers from across the state are encouraged to nominate the achievements of a Landcare group or individual for this year’s Awards to be held on 10th October.
Further info here

Need help from the Green Army?

Community groups and landholders running environmental projects as well as relevant land managers who want to access the NRM South/ Landcare Tasmania Green Army Team, can consider submitting an EOI to seek an extra pair of hands.
More info on EOIs here

$154K Grants awarded

NRM South has announced the successful recipients of the Naturally Inspired grants for round 8. The 32 recipients of this round include 12 community groups and 20 landholders. Funding of up to $5000 was available per project and selected high value projects also secured additional funding.
See the story here

NRM South membership

NRM South would like to invite people from the community to join NRM South as a member.  Our free membership plays a vital role in providing feedback and input to the organisation, particularly when the AGM occurs on 24 September. If you’re interested please visit the following link.
Become an NRM South member

NRM Strategy development

The Natural Resource Management Strategy for Southern Tasmania is progressing well, with drafting well underway.  The consultation draft is due for completion toward the end of September 2015 with the goal of providing an opportunity for the community to have its say on the draft.
Visit our website for updates

Australian of the Year Awards 2016

Know anybody who is making a significant contribution to their local place? You might like to suggest they nominate as a Local Hero in the Australian of the Year awards, open for nominations now.
See the awards here

TFGA Conference

The 2015 TFGA Policy Forum will be held this year 2-3 July in Launceston. The theme of the event is ‘Think outside the Square’ and the conference also features a Field Trip on the Friday and dinner on Thursday night.
More information here

NIBS Grants. Apply anytime.

The Naturally Inspired Bite-sized program provides support for small, short-term projects ranging from $200-$500. Grants are available all year round, with no set opening or closing period.
More information here


2-3 July TFGA Policy Forum
8 July TIA Roadshow, Richmond
17-19 July Huon Valley Mid-Winterfest 
24 July National Tree Day – Schools
26 July National Tree Day
24 August Keep Australia Beautiful Week

24 September NRM South AGM

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