Searching for Swan Galaxia – one of Australia’s most at-risk freshwater fish

Over the last couple of weeks, our Project Officer Zak Wheaton, accompanied by staff from Tasmania’s Inland Fisheries Service, visited multiple sites across the South Esk, upper Scamander and Macquarie catchments on the lookout for critically endangered Swan Galaxia (Galaxias fontanus). Considered to be one of Australia’s most at-risk freshwater

Where will all the flowers be? Using flower bud surveys to predict Swift Parrot movement

Tasmania is the only place in the world where the critically endangered Swift Parrot breeds, with many of their core breeding areas in the south-east of the state. Swift Parrots have a very specific diet and rely exclusively on the nectar of blue gums (Eucalyptus globulus) and black gums (Eucalyptus

MEDIA RELEASE: Book your slot to spot a swiftie!

Spring is in full swing, which means groups of brightly coloured Swift Parrots are once again gracing our forests for their breeding season. For a chance to see and learn more about this endangered migratory parrot, NRM South, in partnership with Inala Nature Tours, are hosting a public field trip

Boosting habitat values at Moulting Lagoon

Twenty hectares of revegetation work has been undertaken at two private properties adjacent to the internationally significant Moulting Lagoon on Tasmania’s east coast. This restoration work is helping to address historical vegetation clearing across private land surrounding the wetland. Revegetation of native habitat will provide a buffer between this important

Farming Forecaster, effective ground cover management on a landscape-scale

BACKGROUND Dryland pastures comprise the majority of agricultural land use by area in southern Tasmania and support a significant amount of the state’s wool production. Incorporating some of Tasmania’s driest locations, with an annual average rainfall of less than 550mm, many of these areas have unpredictable rainfall patterns and are

MEDIA RELEASE: Partnerships, community, and dedication – NRM South’s recipe for success

An additional $3.28 million in projects, a new regional strategy to 2030, and a 76% increase in organisational revenue. These are just a few of the successes that NRM South, southern Tasmania’s natural resource management organisation, are celebrating following the release of their most recent annual report as part of