Brochures, Fact Sheets and Manuals

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.

Native Vegetation

Bush birds

Threatened Species Management

Threatened Species – Birds

Threatened Species – Mammals

Healthy Soils

Invasive Species

Pasture and Grazing

Carrying capacity and DSE

Animal Husbandry

Weed Management

Healthy Waterways

Managing Waterways

Farm Biosecurity

Grazing Management

Common Grasses of TasmaniaTo 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

Soil and Water Fact Sheets

Salinity glove box guide Tasmania Provides information about dryland, irrigation and urban salinity in Tasmania.

Drought – Facing the challenge and managing the risk

Waterways Guide – EDO (Sept 2016)




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.

Check Clean Disinfect Dry (brochure)

Keeping it Clean: Tasmanian Field Hygiene Manual



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).

Saltmarsh Matters – Human Impacts Checklist

Saltmarsh Matters – Saltmarsh Birds Checklist

Saltmarsh Matters – Plant Checklist

Tasmanian Saltmarsh Wetland Birds (Poster by Rachel Tribout)



Ethical Nature Photography in Tasmania

Ethical Nature Photography poster (preview of A2 poster, contact if you would like the print-ready file for this document)


A revegetation guide for fire affected areas of Tasmania.

Native Gardens

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 plants suppliers list

Native Plant Species Lists

BrightonCentral HighlandsClarence
Derwent ValleyGlamorgan Spring BayGlenorchy
HobartHuon ValleyKingborough
SorellSouthern MidlandsTasman

Native Animals

Threatened Species Fact Sheet – Swift Parrot and Forty-spotted Pardalote

Tasmanian bats and their habitat (CRC for Forestry/FPA publication)


Firewood collection information pamphlet (2018)