Gorse control to protect Mirbelia oxylobioides

In October 2015 we joined Threatened Plants Tasmania on a working bee at a rarely visited reserve near Elderslie. The aim of the working bee was to control gorse that threatens the only Tasmanian population of the sandstone bushpea (Mirbelia oxylobioides) and find out more about the flora of the

Green Army Team Make a Difference

Green Army participants are applauded for their dedication and commitment to community based action through the project “Working in Southern Tasmania to protect and conserve species and places”. The project is a collaboration between NRM South and Landcare Tasmania, with regional delivery support through the Australian Government’s Green Army and

Green Army collaboration much more than a pair of hands

NRM South, Landcare Tasmania and Conservations Volunteers Australia (Tasmania) are pleased to introduce the new Green Army Team who will be supporting environmental action in Southern Tasmania. The Green Army is an Australian Government programme that aims to bring a hands-on, practical environmental approach to support local environment and heritage

Ride Clean Biosecurity Practices

Ride Clean is focused on people who use our special places like forests and reserves for mountain bike riding. In Tasmania, mountain biking and mud go hand in hand (if you’re doing it properly!) The problem is that mud can carry microscopic organisms – pests, weed seeds and disease-causing pathogens

Orange-bellied parrot shows signs of recovery

Monitoring of the Orange-bellied Parrot breeding population at Melaleuca, TWWHA On the brink of extinction, the Orange-bellied Parrot (OBP) has been ranked one of the world’s rarest and most endangered species, with fewer than 200 individuals remaining. This small green ‘grass parrot’ with its distinctive orange belly is endemic to

pakana services celebrates 1st birthday

Innovative Tasmanian Aboriginal enterprise pakana services, today celebrated its first year as an independent social enterprise that supports the Tasmanian Aboriginal community. Federal Employment Minister Senator Eric Abetz joined the pakana team at the Tolosa Native Plant Nursery, Tolosa Park, to cut the cake and talk about the achievements of