Stories

A message from NRM South

The Australian Government implemented a tender process for environmental funding across the 56 natural resource management regions throughout Australia. NRM South submitted a strong bid aimed at maximising outcomes for sustainable development in Tasmania, and was the only tenderer for our region, but unfortunately was unsuccessful. The tender process was

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Biosecurity, Featured

Biosecurity survey online now

Do you bushwalk, go fishing, mountain biking, kayaking, or do you work on or visit farms? If you spend any time out and about in Tasmania’s landscape, then we’d love to get your input into our annual biosecurity survey. As an added incentive, four survey participants will be selected at

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Sorell/Tasman, Stories

Back on solid ground – Ramsar restoration at Pitt Water Orielton Lagoon

It’s a well-known fact that water will always find a way. In the case of Pitt Water-Orielton Lagoon, it was finding its way from multiple sources in the township of Sorell across to Mienna Park, where it was causing extensive erosion issues. It was in 2015 that Paul Gray, NRM

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News, Stories

Leading the Good Life

In 2017, NRM South offered a scholarship to help leaders and practitioners in the management of our natural resources make a difference to their career and sector via Tasmanian Leaders. The Max Kitchell scholarship was created in recognition of NRM South's longest-serving Chair of the Board. Tasmanian Leaders is a

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e-news

April 2018 e-news

It’s been a month dominated by conferences and forums here in Southern Tasmania. From the Coast to Coast conference to the Australia-China Sustainable Agricultural Technology Forum, we’ve had a busy few weeks! We’ve also got some timely tips for firewood users as winter weather starts to creep in and a

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News, Stories

NRM South leads the building international partnerships in sustainable agriculture

From 30 April to 4 May 2018, NRM South co-hosted the first Australia-China Sustainable Agricultural Technology Forum with the University of Tasmania and the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (CAAS). Forum attendees included a 21-strong CAAS delegation as well as some 60 delegates from Australian NRM regions and the University

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