NRM South’s AGM and annual report for 2019-20

NRM South's AGM once again brought together partners, association members, NRM South staff and Board and members of the public for a recap of the past year and our plans for the future. Led by NRM South Chair Andrew Scanlon, the take-home message from the AGM was that we are

Support to clean southern shores

Tasmania’s south west coastline is wild, rugged and largely inaccessible. However, despite its location, significant volumes of marine debris still wash up onto these remote shores. Since 1999, a small team of dedicated volunteers have set out once a year to spend time collecting, counting, and removing tonnes of detritus

Flying wild – what do wedgies get up to in the wilderness?

Most of what we know about the habitat requirements for Tasmania’s Wedge-tailed Eagle comes from research done at nesting sites and in human-modified landscapes. However, the first research project approved under Round One of the Wedge-tailed Eagle Research Fund will be looking into the unknown; how adult Tasmanian Wedge-tailed Eagles

National Threatened Species Day

September 7 is National Threatened Species Day, shining a spotlight on species that are at risk of extinction. Here in Tasmania, there are over 600 species of plant and animal that are listed as under threat. Our focus at NRM South is to contribute to the conservation and recovery of

War on priority weeds

The next round of the Tasmanian Government’s $5 million Weeds Action Fund is on its way. Under Stage Two of the Weeds Action Fund, a small grants round is set to open in spring, to support landholders, land managers and community organisations to tackle priority weeds. Stage One in 2019

EOI – Eastern Quoll Steering Committee

NRM South is seeking Expressions of Interest for two independent member positions on the “Priority actions for eastern quolls on north Bruny Island” project Steering Committee. This project aims to improve the trajectory of EPBC-listed eastern quolls, by reducing mortality due to predation by cats. This will be achieved through