National Tree Day plantings on Bruny Island

A National Tree Day event held on the 6th of August saw great team effort out on Bruny Island, with more than 70 people chipping in to plant 400 trees and shrubs at Apollo Bay. UTAS CARES also arranged for a bus load of University of Tasmania students to join

Funding to clear flood damaged rivers

The Tasmanian Government is providing up to $200,000 to clear rivers and repair riverbanks damaged by floods last month. The record breaking rainfall had a devastating impact on many Tasmanian communities, infrastructure and industries. The Tasmanian and Federal Government announced immediate assistance, but there is still a long road ahead

Killer of a Whale Trail on the East Coast

Last year, Sorell Council, Tasman Council , Glamorgan Spring Bay Council and Break O Day Councils were successful in receiving $93,800 towards development of whale trail viewing platforms and interpretive signage in Spectacle Point, Eaglehawk Neck and along the East Coast Drive. The projects were secured through federal funding with

Grubby knees for growing trees!

Tucked away near the mouth of the Huon River, Shipwrights Point is a popular local government-owned public recreation reserve that includes a campsite, playground, dog-walking areas, and a jetty. It is also an important foraging and nesting area for the critically endangered Swift Parrot. Swift Parrots, recently listed as ‘Critically

The Reconciliation Journey

The 27th of May marks the start of National Reconciliation Week, incorporating two significant dates in advancing the rights of our nation’s Aboriginal peoples. The 27th of May is the anniversary of the landslide 1967 national referendum that gave the Commonwealth the power to make laws for Aboriginal and Torres

Media Release: Launch of the Saltmarsh App

Turning the Tide on Saltmarsh Loss – Because it Matters A new tool will allow anyone to help protect one of Tasmania’s most important and vulnerable ecosystems. The Saltmarsh Matters app lets members of the public record information on saltmarsh condition, birdlife and human impacts. NRM South have worked with