Brochures, factsheets & manuals

NRM South has a collection of useful brochures and publications for use by land managers and community groups. These include the biosecurity manual, publications related to agriculture, community, animals and plants.


These full guides and 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.


Farming (general)

Decision making tips for your business (Fact Sheet)

Property Planning Reference Guide (Fact Sheet)

Grazing Management

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

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 Manuals

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


Shorebird Resources

Beach Nesting Birds DL Flyer

Shorebirds Poster A1

Waterways/Wetland Factsheets

Moulting Lagoon Flyer – June 2017

InterlakenReportCard – 2016


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 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
SorrellSouthern 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)