Community groups, Sorell/Tasman, Stories

World Wetlands Day celebrations!!

Saturday 3rd February, Dodges Ferry World Wetlands Day at Blue Lagoon, Dodges Ferry was a terrific ’taster’ event. About 50 people, including Sorell Mayor Kerry Vincent, turned up for an informative and entertaining afternoon with renowned bird expert Dr Eric Woehler and Saltmarsh expert, Vishnu Prahalad. Everyone had great fun



January 2018 e-news

Welcome to the first newsletter for the new year! In celebration of the warmer weather, this month’s edition has a strong water theme – from fragile bogs to freaky fish, find out more of the latest NRM news for southern Tasmania at the link.


Environment, Farmers and landholders, News, Ntl Landcare Programme, Research, Stories

Protecting a rare gem

Increasing the resilience of alpine bogs on the Central Plateau. When we think about bogs, the idea of a rare, important and fragile environment may not be the first thought that springs to mind. While the ecological communities known as ‘Alpine Sphagnum Bogs and Associated Fens’ may be something of



Wanted – volunteers to attend Coast to Coast conference!

NRM South is pleased to offer sponsorship for volunteers in Southern Tasmania to attend the Coast to Coast Conference, being held in Hobart from 16-20 April, 2018.  Eight sponsorships are available, which includes full community registration to the conference. The sponsorships are available to any active member of any environmental


e-news, Stories

December 2017 e-news

Our end of year newsletter is jam-packed with a full wrap-up of some of the many projects that have been keeping us busy over the last few weeks – plus get a sneak peek on some of the events coming up this summer. Check out all the news here.  


Environment, Featured, Research, Stories

Recovery effort for a threatened eucalypt gets a dramatic boost

How social media and a family interested in plant conservation helped recovery efforts for one of Australia’s most threatened eucalypts. In early September, NRM South received funding from the Australian Government’s Threatened Species Recovery Fund for a multi-partner project to save Tasmania’s endemic, and endangered, Morrisby’s gum (Eucalyptus morrisbyi). Morrisby’s