SITCAP – connecting education and industry

Highlights from today’s pilot Seafood Industry Teacher Capacity (SITCAP) Building event – hosted by NRM South and the Tasmanian Seafood Industry Council, through the Tasmanian Smart Seafood Partnership project. The Tasmanian seafood industry has made significant investment in and is extremely supportive of this capacity building work. Marine Science and

Weeds funding round supports partnerships across land tenures

The Tasmanian Government’s $5 million Weeds Action Fund has announced 26 successful applicants for projects to be funded in its latest $200,000 small grants round. The Tasmanian Weeds Action Fund is a Tasmanian Government initiative, funded for five years from 2018-19. The funds are invested by farmers and other community

World Wetlands Day – celebrating 50 years

February 2 is World Wetlands Day, and this year marks 50 years since the signing of the Ramsar Convention of Wetlands in Ramsar, Iran (World Wetlands Day). Wetlands are some of the most productive habitats on the planet. They are an essential part of the global water cycle and provide

Bruny cats and the by-law; a positive community cattitude!

On Tasmania's Bruny Island, resident cat owners and visitors are learning about their responsibilities under the recently introduced Bruny Island Cat by-law and what this means for cat ownership on the island. Introduced with the welfare of both domestic cats and native species in mind, the By-law aims to foster

New factsheet for a threatened vegetation community

Tasmanian forests and woodlands dominated by black gum or Brooker’s gum ((Eucalyptus ovata / E. brookeriana) is a threatened ecological community unique to Tasmania. Under threat from land clearing, invasive species, grazing pressure and poor land management practices, much of the landscape where this ecological community occurred has been cleared

NRM South newsletter – December 20

In our final newsletter for the year, we take a look at some of our major accomplishments over 2020. From moving office at the beginning of the year, a quick pivot to working remotely, getting sign-off for 10 major on-ground projects and securing funding for two new fish habitat restoration