NRM South has a collection of useful publications for use by land managers and community groups on subjects including biosecurity, agriculture, native species, weed management and bushfires.
Landholder Fact Sheets
These fact sheets have been designed for owners of small farms and properties who want to learn more about managing their land for better agricultural and environmental outcomes.Click on either Healthy Environment or Healthy Farming for full guides. For further information see the Property Planning Reference Guide.
Common Grasses of Tasmania – To help identify grasses in Tasmania pasture, identify native species for conservation activities and to manage introduced species that may have become environmental weeds.
Land and Water Management
Salinity glove box guide Tasmania Provides information about dryland, irrigation and urban salinity in Tasmania.
Drought – Facing the challenge and managing the risk
Biosecurity planners are a great tool to follow biosecurity practices on farms. Download your own specific planner from the Tasmanian Farmers and Graziers Association website by clicking here.
The ‘Keeping it Clean: Check, Clean, Dry and Disinfect’ biosecurity message is all about preventing the introduction and spread of diseases such as frog chytrid fungus, Phytophthora dieback, didymo and platypus mucor disease into Tasmania’s pristine wilderness.
WATERWAYS AND COASTS
Saltmarsh Matters- citizen science monitoring of values and condition of coastal saltmarsh- download the monitoring guide/ checklists and complete in the field, and upload data using the Saltmarsh Matters App (also available through the App store for iphones/tablets).
NATIVE HABITATS AND SPECIES
Native gardens guide [2021 update] This guide provides simple yet inspiring garden advice for people living in the southern region of Tasmania. Water-wise local native plants that are suitable for gardens are suggested as attractive alternatives or replacements for introduced plants that can be harmful to our local natural landscapes.
Native Plant Species Lists
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Recovery after bushfire: Restoring our landscape – a publication to help with recovery in Tasmania