Boost for Natural Resource Management in Southern Tasmania

NRM South has been appointed as the project service provider for southern Tasmania through the Australian Government’s Regional Land Partnerships program. Over the next four years, we will deliver vital on-ground projects on behalf of the Australian Government that will benefit the environment, communities and industries of southern Tasmania. Our

Over 100 people clean-up Bruny coast

The waterways of stunning Bruny Island are cleaner thanks to the efforts of the 114 volunteers and the D’Entrecasteaux and Huon Collaboration (DHC) partners who joined a marine debris clean up event last Saturday 25 May, removing over 10 cubic metres of debris. Organised by the DHC, these annual clean-ups

Huon Marine Debris Clean-up

On Saturday 11th May 2019 the D’Entrecasteaux and Huon Collaboration, hosted by NRM South, held one of its most exciting events of the year - the Huon Marine Debris Clean-up. The magnificent coastline of Charlotte Cove, Garden Island and surrounds are cleaner thanks to the efforts of the 82 incredible

D’Entrecasteaux and Huon Report Card

The D’Entrecasteaux Channel and Huon Estuary are Tasmania’s most treasured waterways – they host more Tasmanian recreational fishers and boaters than any other in Tasmania, and harbour thriving commercial operators and growing residential development. For the past 7 years, industry, government and natural resource management organisations have been working in

Help our local handfish

Handfish walk with their “hands” rather than swim. They belong to a group of coastal anglerfish with a narrow distribution in southeastern Australia. There are 14 species with seven endemic to Tasmania and Bass Strait. Handfishes don’t have a planktonic stage, they lay eggs, and have parental care of eggs.

The true cost of illegal firewood harvesting

A recent report has highlighted the serious extent of illegal firewood harvesting operations on Tasmania’s east coast. Timber stolen from one study site alone had an estimated commercial value of over $70,000, with at least half of the trees removed classified as potential nesting habitat for the critically endangered Swift